light coding, some light hardware and light theory
Let's not be picky -- dark coding, dark hardware, and dark theory might be fun, too.
...or Gatorade to help with this bad situation
Of course! After all, it's what plants crave!
If scientists want to be taken seriously, they need to stop arguing the existence of a deity when 85% of the world's population believes in one.
Most scientists don't bother arguing about the existence of a deity anyway. They dodge the question and leave it alone. The people who argue against the existence of any deity are called "Atheists" and generally while some scientists are atheists, certainly not all atheists are scientists. Scientists don't worry what stupid people think but the rest of us worry for them because we know those stupid people are allowed to vote, own guns, and do any number of other stupid things that are likely to affect us.
If you ask any question most often the results are Yahoo.Answers,
It's called "Yahoo! Answers" -- how do people not realize that these answer come from Yahoos?
As for Hot Topic gobbling up ThinkGeek -- ThinkGeek has become very much a hipster thing IMO anyway, I'm kind of past my phase for it. Most of what they offer now is branded/themed stuff rather than actually cool or interesting stuff. Gone are the days of buckyballs, here are the days of USB Lightsabres.