BREAKING NEWS: Untranslatable alien language in mysterious extraterrestrial transmission turns out to just be Hungarian

HOUSTON, TX -- The field of xenolinguistics was advanced by light years today when NASA engineer Bela Zlavtovakznitwoshtuvokno happened to walk past the laboratory where cryptanalysts were puzzling over the inscrutible message and overheard their mother tongue. The ninety-five seconds of audio picked up by the SETI Institute's Allen Telescope Array last October, having originated … Continue reading BREAKING NEWS: Untranslatable alien language in mysterious extraterrestrial transmission turns out to just be Hungarian

[essay] The Tragedy of Darth Commons

Support the author! Did you hear the Tragedy of the Commons? I thought so. It’s exactly a story the liberal economists would tell you. “The Tragedy of the Commons” is a tired old saw that gets trotted out by know-nothing college kids whenever one of us has the gall, the audacity, to suggest a communal … Continue reading [essay] The Tragedy of Darth Commons