This blog covers everything except sports and gardening, unless we find a really good link about using dead professional bowlers for mulch. The author is a StarTribune columnist, has been passing off fiction and hyperbole as insight since 1997, has run his own website since the Jurassic era of AOL, and was online when today’s college sophomores were a year away from being born. So get off his lawn.

Man from future appears with warning

Posted by: James Lileks under Technology Updated: April 1, 2010 - 2:22 PM

A man appeared at the Large Hadron Collider, which smashes Hadrons together to make Small Hadrons, and said he was from the future.  He had come back to stop the project, which he said would destroy the world. His first name was “Eloi,” which is chilling  - the Eloi are the effete, useless humans who live about ground in H. G. Wells’ “Time Machine” book. Then the story gets odd:

Mr Cole was seized by Swiss police after CERN security guards spotted him rooting around in bins. He explained that he was looking for fuel for his 'time machine power unit', a device that resembled a kitchen blender.

So he has a Mr. Fusion?

Mr Cole was taken to a secure mental health facility in Geneva but later disappeared from his cell.  

Emphasis added. Of course it’s true! It’s on cnet.uk, a reputable site. If you doubt me, check wikipedia.

Seriously, the article is worth reading, if only for the phrase "communist chocolate hellhole."

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