Valentine’s Day

Happy Valentine’s day! We discuss our first Valentine’s Day, traditions, Joseph’s locomotion, chocolate, and the death (and revival) of Candy Hearts.

neutral network candy hearts: http://aiweirdness.com/post/170685749687/candy-heart-messages-written-by-a-neural-network

country roads mario: https://twitter.com/unusualImagery/status/1095753759324622849

opportunity rover, which made it 14 years, not 5, relevant xkcd: https://xkcd.com/2111/

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YOUTUBE IS BAD

Another serious one this week, folks. The burden of raising our kids in the digital age has been weighing on us, and youtube’s demonic sorting algorithm has been in the news, so here are our thoughts on youtube, kids shows, and why they often fill us with dread.

Excellent Article: https://medium.com/@jamesbridle/something-is-wrong-on-the-internet-c39c471271d2

TED Talk: https://www.ted.com/talks/james_bridle_the_nightmare_videos_of_childrens_youtube_and_what_s_wrong_with_the_internet_today?language=en

CGP Grey Ad Revenue Explainer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KW0eUrUiyxo

That chicken video (a tweet about it, so you’re not giving them views): https://twitter.com/jezicorivera/status/1091229799635345409?s=15

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Doctor Who BONUS CONTENT

Special episode for folks curious about or already fans of Doctor Who, starring @heyitsmattbaker of Roman Circus Podcast fame and Carey’s sister Noelle.

Kyle had already gone back to DC, but we all know you’re just here for the clip of Rory at the end.

We do not know why Rory thinks Doctor Who is called “houses.”

Listen to episode #45 of the @RomanCircusPodcast to hear our guest episode with those guys!

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#12 Raising Helmicks – Wombat Tier

In-N-Stout, GoFraudMe, Wombat Poop, Snowball Fights, and more!!

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In-N-Stout: https://fox5sandiego.com/2018/08/15/in-n-stout-brewer-gets-pun-filled-cease-and-desist-letter-from-burger-chain/

Wombat poop:  https://www.livescience.com/64119-wombat-butt-poop-cubes.html

Wombat book: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wombat_Divine

Earthquake: https://www.livescience.com/64190-weird-seismic-hum.html

YoutubeKid: https://www.forbes.com/sites/maddieberg/2018/12/03/how-this-seven-year-old-made-22-million-playing-with-toys-2/#1646cc464459

Snowballs: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/snowball-fights-now-legal-colorado-town-after-9-year-old-n943581

Babies and Mothers: https://www.theolympian.com/news/politics-government/article140720478.html

#11 Raising Helmicks – Baptisms & Burgers

Halloween, a Baptism, Thanksgiving prep, and The Docket.

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Curiosity: https://www.engadget.com/2018/10/04/nasa-activated-curiositys-second-brain-after-it-misbehaved/

Meteorite: https://fox8.com/2018/10/05/a-rock-that-was-used-as-a-doorstop-for-the-past-30-years-turns-out-to-be-a-meteorite-valued-at-100k/

Phone: https://www.theverge.com/2018/10/15/17974850/new-palm-smartphone-android-lifemode-time-well-spent-verizon

Earthquake: https://patch.com/virginia/delray/alexandria-participate-regional-earthquake-drill

Facebook lies: https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2018/10/advertisers-allege-facebook-hid-the-fact-that-no-one-watches-video-ads/