The prefix “micro” has just appeared in two blogs in a row, in the unlikeliest of root words.

Bubblehead – A Conspiracy Theory Even The DUmmies Won’t Buy

A “micro-nuclear” bomb and

The Joy of Curmudgeonry – A Setback for Medical Science

“Microfascism”.

The micro-nuclear bomb one reminds me of the sort of scientific ignorance combined with an uninformed awe of technology that leads people in Sharper Image catalogs to paint a red line coming out of their laser pointers. No idea what the thing actually does or how it works, but dead impressed with it anyway and sure it can do anything. The microfascism one is just stupid.