The AND-Multiplication Error
This post is not for the faint hearted or faint faithed. It will take some mental energy so some carbo loading may be in order before beginning. Carbo loading has been going on for a long time, as has been discovered recently.
From "Oldest Noodles Unearthed In China":"The remains of the world's oldest noodles have been unearthed in China. The 50cm-long, yellow strands were found in a pot that had probably been buried during a catastrophic flood.
Radiocarbon dating of the material taken from the Lajia archaeological site on the Yellow River indicates the food was about 4,000 years old..."
Okay, now that the body is fed, let us feed the mind. You know you must be onto something when they start intelligently parodying you.
From "Origin of the Novel Species Noodleous doubleous: Evidence for Intelligent Design":
Penne Rigate will spontaneously insert itself into Rigatoni (order pasta) under liquid to gas transition conditions of H2O to create the previously unobserved species Noodleous doubleous. The estimated probability of this spontaneous generation event is too low to be explained by thermodynamics and therefore apparently represents intelligent design..."
The key here is to read the article, enjoy it, but then follow the The AND-Multiplication Error link. (okay, one side trip into the Flying Spaghetti Monster allowed.)