Gas Station Scammers and Deaf Issue: Understanding spoken speech

Am I the only one sick and tired of the gas station scam? Lately, anywhere you go now in SE Michigan to fill up, the gas station shows prices on the sign with TINY letters on it. Example: This evening I filled up at the Valero station at the corner of GR and 10 Mi. The sign stated the price was a kneecapping $4.13. When you walk up to the pump, the price STILL says "$4.13". However, the second I put my credit card in the pump, the price magically jumps to $4.18…Read more …

Deep Thoughts and other crap

What if this is just the beginning? There's some story or another about 3 earth-like planets found around a star recently. Scientists claim it's too hot there to support Earth-style life, but they also make teh point that finding these planets proves that it's a "crowded" universe. So, if we assume there are lots and lots and lots of planets out there... you can make two assumptions: 1. You can assume that the universe and everything in it was created for US. Only US. Us being humans, ya know? 2. You can assume…Read more …