Monday, March 24, 2008

It's Monday. Let's Start With A Laugh.

We'll get to low-carb topics later today. I thought it'd be nice to start the day with a smile first. I don't know who wrote this, but it's funny... and eerily accurate.


A major research institution has recently announced the discovery of the heaviest element yet known to science.

The new element has been named Governmentium.

Governmentium (GV) has one neutron, 25 assistant neutrons, 88 deputy neutrons, and 198 assistant deputy neutrons, giving it an atomic mass of 312.

These 312 particles are held together by forces called morons, which are surrounded by vast quantities of lepton-like particles called peons.

Since Governmentium has no electrons, it is inert: however, it can be detected, because it impedes every action with which it comes into contact. A minute amount of Governmentium can cause an action that would normally take less than a second to take over four days to complete.

Governmentium has a normal half-life of 4 years. It does not decay, but instead undergoes a reorganization in which a portion of the assistant neutrons and deputy neutrons exchange places. In fact, Governmentium's mass will actually increase over time, since each reorganization will cause more morons to become neutrons, forming isodopes.

This characteristic of moron promotion leads some scientists to believe that Governmentium is formed whenever morons reach a critical concentration. This hypothetical quantity is referred to as critical morass. When catalyzed with money, Governmentium becomes Administratium... an element that radiates just as much energy as Governmentium since it has half as many peons but twice as many morons.

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