Google is still refusing to put the County of Rompshire, England on its maps. This makes it difficult for visitors to find their way here. Google’s law firm, Grit, Grim, and Nasty, say Rompshire is a fictional county. Continue reading “Google refuses to put Rompshire on the map”
- Vacation in luxury locations: secluded tropical islands, castles in the mountains, and sumptuous estates
- Report on your vacation by postcard at three-month intervals
- Travel slowly by yacht, sedan chair, or elephant. However, occasionally you may have to suffer flying by private airplane
- Delegate any unpalatable social events or over energetic activities to one of your immediate staff.
Dr. Emile Lenteur was recently awarded the ORDER OF SLOW (OS) by the International Institute of Not Doing Much for his groundbreaking work on the discovery of relaxons. Continue reading “Discovery of RELAXONS”
New technology enables UK to leave Europe
The Leave vote won approval to move the United Kingdom away from Europe and toward the Bahamas. Continue reading “BREXIT: New technology enables UK to leave Europe”
The British tea break, or How I learned to slow down has been updated and revived from the archives.
Slow Party Platform
With the upcoming elections soon to be upon us, the Slow Party has finally announced its position on the economy, education, crime, international relations, and defense. Read about it here. Vote Slow.
The Pie of Troy
The IINDM history department has just finished translating an ancient text, The Pie of Troy, documenting a conversation between the Greeks and the Trojans. Learn about this new discovery here.
In other slow news
The Society for the Promotion of International Languorousness (SPOIL) awarded Arthur Bing-Chumply a research grant of an undisclosed figure.
His research will be focused on producing the most comfortable sofa known to mankind. Research volunteers should apply in person at the Institute.
Slow News now has an RSS feed.
The Institute apologizes for any inconvenience caused by the disappearance of our festina lente blog. Continue reading “Festina Lente”
We’re slowly doing some Spring cleaning on the site. The old Slow News is now in blog format. Continue reading “Housekeeping”
Slowdownnow.org went so slowly yesterday that it ground to a halt. We apologize.Our technical therapist from the Interweb Department read the site’s ailment from her tea leaves. Continue reading “Tech-no-hiccup”
This week physicians at the International Institute of Not Doing Much performed the first phonectomy. Both patient and phone are in stable condition. Continue reading “Physicians perform phonectomy”