What a Waste

Life-size Pac-man

A $1.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation was used to build a life-size Pac-man game on a basketball court. The goal was to encourage students to use exercise and games as a way to explore science, but after all that money spent, it is impossible to see if any students actually changed their lifestyle.

Solar Powered Beer

Who doesn’t love a cold beer on a hot summer’s day? The problem is that breweries are taking taxpayer money in order to maximize revenue… READ MORE

Piñata Appreciation Day

Following riots in Baltimore, the federal government decided it was worthwhile to award a $20,000 grant ““to support an apprenticeship program and a series of… READ MORE

Zombies in the White House

Sure there are zombies in our nation’s capital, but they are young interns and staffers who are trudging home after a long day’s work. Apparently… READ MORE


Humans have enough problems trying to interact with each other for us to be spending taxpayer money on the social interactions of guppies. A professor… READ MORE