In the future lasers will: eat for us; cook for us; love for us. Currently, there is nothing you can do that a laser cannot do more efficiently.

Thursday, January 10, 2008

Movie Review: Short Circuit

This movie is an insult to science and pop culture. Robots don't kill people-- lasers kill people. I give it one and a half lasers.

The Lasersaurus

I predict the Lasersaurus will be a mighty reptilian beast much like the dinosaur.

Say "cheese"

The laser background was a popular one for yearbook photographs when I was in middle school. Most kids grew out of it by 9th grade, but I tried to keep it alive through 11th. And if you're wondering, no, this isn't me.

Speaking of "cheese," though, I'm patiently waiting for the day they invent a cheese-cutting laser. My cheese knife just doesn't "cut it," literally as well as figuratively speaking.

Unicorns vs. Lasers revisited

Contrary to Israel's post on Wednesday, May 16, 2007, unicorns do have the ability to defeat some lasers:

But the lasers used in this clip are of the magic variety, not mechanized. Mechanized lasers would incinerate a unicorn:

If unicorns had any sense, they'd develop the ability to shoot lasers from their horns. But they didn't, and natural selection took its toll: the magic lasers evolved into mechanized lasers and effectively hunted unicorns to extinction.