PZ Myers is 50 years old today, so head over to Pharyngula and wish him a happy birthday. I’ve met PZ, and happen to know that he’s obsessed with cephalopods. So I think he’ll appreciate this bit of advice.
PZ should grow his facial hair and tweak it so that it looks like this guy’s:
Not only would he become a very strong contender in the World Beard and Moustache Championships, but he’d also have an uncanny resemblance to the Antarctic octopus:
The Antarctic octopus, Paraledone turqueti. (© J. Gutt/Alfred-Wegener-Institute.)
I imagine that, when one reaches such an advanced age, physical activity may prove to be somewhat strenuous. I’ve found a birthday present which would minimize the activity required for one of PZ’s pastimes – drinking beer. It’s a device that will enable him to drink to his heart’s content, without the inconvenience of having to get out of his seat – the robotic beer-launching mini-fridge!
Happy birthday PZ!