Articles by: Rahul Prabala

Portugal Loses Government in High-Stakes Poker Game

November 16, 2015 12:00 pmComments Off on Portugal Loses Government in High-Stakes Poker Game
Portugal Loses Government in High-Stakes Poker Game

Citing decreased inhibitions and a marked lack of prudence, Portugal reported last week that it had lost its government to Belgium in an exclusive game of chance with other Western European countries and their former colonies. Despite its best efforts to recoup the loss of its language, Portuguese, to Brazil […]

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Leaf Blowers are the Chosen of God, and We Will Never See Their Faces

April 16, 2015 9:00 amComments Off on Leaf Blowers are the Chosen of God, and We Will Never See Their Faces
Leaf Blowers are the Chosen of God, and We Will Never See Their Faces

Early this morning, as with every morning, surely before the sun begins to rise and the dew has yet to form on the blades of turf, His people have already risen and begun His work. Lesser beings like you and I can never hope to catch a glimpse of their […]

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Local “Mom and Pop” Casinos Bamboozled by Smooth-talking Card Counter

April 6, 2015 12:00 pmComments Off on Local “Mom and Pop” Casinos Bamboozled by Smooth-talking Card Counter
Local “Mom and Pop” Casinos Bamboozled by Smooth-talking Card Counter

In what has been called the greatest series of heists since “my son Jimmy got his hands on my credit card when he was five,” a string of small, family owned-and-operated casinos were taken for a ride by a grifter calling himself John Doe. “Mr. Doe was such a nice, […]

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Fountain Water Dyed Invisible in New Big Game Week Tradition

November 17, 2014 12:00 pmComments Off on Fountain Water Dyed Invisible in New Big Game Week Tradition
Fountain Water Dyed Invisible in New Big Game Week Tradition
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Flipside Remembers: The 2004 Midterm Election

November 3, 2014 12:01 pmComments Off on Flipside Remembers: The 2004 Midterm Election
Flipside Remembers: The 2004 Midterm Election

As uneducated voters all over the country turn out tomorrow to cast their ballots in the midterm elections, the Flipside would like to celebrate the Tenth Anniversary of the most important election of them all: the 2004 Midterm Election.  Now, ten years in the future, we can finally view with objective eyes the sweeping impact of this momentous civic event. […]

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Hong Kong Protestors Resort to Violence, Umbrellas

October 8, 2014 8:00 amComments Off on Hong Kong Protestors Resort to Violence, Umbrellas
Hong Kong Protestors Resort to Violence, Umbrellas

Protests in Hong Kong reached a dangerous head this week, as various citizens have confronted police forces with devastating new weapons of mass destruction. The organized forces in the streets have demonstrated a new and violent penchant for destruction by brandishing umbrellas when confronted with peacekeepers’ nonviolent attempts to contain […]

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Obama: No More Boots on the Ground

September 25, 2014 9:00 amComments Off on Obama: No More Boots on the Ground
Obama: No More Boots on the Ground

In keeping with President Obama’s promise of “no more boots on the ground” in the Middle East, White House Spokesperson Josh Earnest unveiled Washington’s latest strategy to deal with the current military crisis. “With more than a decade of involvement in the region, we have now acquired enough intelligence to […]

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Popular Theory that the Little Mermaid is Genghis Khan Probably False

March 5, 2014 12:00 pmComments Off on Popular Theory that the Little Mermaid is Genghis Khan Probably False
Popular Theory that the Little Mermaid is Genghis Khan Probably False

One of the latest internet pop culture theories is a fascinating idea regarding the Toy Story movies, which suggests that Andy’s mother is in fact Emily, the original owner of the doll Jesse. An equally popular online theory is  that the character Ariel, also known as the Little Mermaid, and […]

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Sexually Confused Electrical Engineering Major Receives Mixed Signals 

January 15, 2014 9:00 amComments Off on Sexually Confused Electrical Engineering Major Receives Mixed Signals 
Sexually Confused Electrical Engineering Major Receives Mixed Signals 

Electrical Engineering Sophomore Stuart Robertson found himself befuddled last Friday afternoon over a curious interaction in Packard, which may have been more than he had originally expected. Upon entering the lab, Robertson instantly took note of the unusually charged atmosphere that appeared to be emanating from his regular lab bench. […]

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All Children of God Loved Equally, Except Jim from Work

November 11, 2013 9:00 amComments Off on All Children of God Loved Equally, Except Jim from Work
All Children of God Loved Equally, Except Jim from Work
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