We Interrupt Your 21st Century To Bring You A Lil’ Bit O’ Science

We interrupt your cushy,twenty-first century lifestyle to bring you a little science. Some of the modernconveniences we take for granted were happy accidents while in the pursuit of oh-so-sexyscientific truth. Mess up your job, you get fired. Scientist messes up his job, he invents Viagra! Everybody wins?

En route to the TV, we got x-rays. And they say nothing good ever comes from TV.

You can thank a clumsy French scientist for keeping your forehead from the curb.

From radars to heat rays? Lazy, single men all over the world salute you, Raytheon.

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In one of the most glaringly hypocritical moves in recent history, the band formerly known as Lady Antebellum is suing black blues singer Anita "Lady A" White, to use her stage name she's performed under for over three decades.

Lady Antebellum announced it had changed its name to Lady A on June 11 as part of its commitment to "examining our individual and collective impact and marking the necessary changes to practice antiracism."

Antebellum refers to an era in the American south before the civil war when black people were held as slaves.

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