So to recap: CBS wouldn’t allow a group to criticize Bush, wouldn’t let a...– DownWithTyranny! (via azspot) (via think4yourself) (via abcsoupdot) (via mikehudack)
I have had enough of Dimitri Martin. Go away now please.
On Friday, President Obama appeared before House Republicans during a historic...– Seth Meyers, Weekend Update (via inothernews) (via savingpaper) (via apsies)
I just saw the first teaser trailer for season three of Breaking Bad. I am happy now.
I hate Microsoft BUT
goodreasonnews: maxhonore: Bill Gates donated $10 BILLION to AIDS vaccine development which is projected to save 8.7 million lives. It’s the largest pledge in history! PS: to those accusing atheists of being selfish, immoral, evil, sinners: Bill Gates is an atheist. (via Laci Green)
Is Lost going to break Tumblr on Tuesday?
Standing on a stage, looking down at his Republican questioners, Obama assumed...– Obama Goes To GOP Lions’ Den — And Mauls The Lions (via mikehudack) The Obama administration is a brilliant real-time example of the difference between strategy and tactics, and why taking the long view is so important to winning short-term skirmishes (in politics, war and business).
Catcher in the Rye actually saved my life. I was being interviewed for admission...– PLTAYLOR: J.D. Salinger, 91, Is Dead (via peterwknox)
China has also leapfrogged the West in the last two years to emerge as the...– China Is Leading the Race to Make Renewable Energy - NYTimes.com
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brooklynmutt: tlmonahan: The broadcast networks that air the Super Bowl have historically rejected advocacy ads. Yet CBS, which is airing the Super Bowl this year, has accepted an anti-choice ad by the ultra-conservative group Focus on the Family. Focus on the Family’s “celebrate life” (read: anti-choice) ad features Heisman Trophy-winning college football star Tim Tebow. And CBS approved...
In one year, here’s what I caught (you might have your own list): The last...– Free Publicity: Who do we help? - Anil Dash I really, really enjoy Anil Dash. (via gross) Rafer sez: Easy to forget the glass-half-full points with the healthcare and wall street messes. McCain certainly would not have even gotten these done. He probably can’t understand why they’re important or...
tanya77: selleckwaterfallsandwich: The...
We had lost 650,000 jobs in December  - I’m assuming your’e not faulting...– President Obama | TPMDC I keep asking myself why the Republicans would have agreed to let Obama smack down their nonsense for 90 minutes on live television. And I keep coming to the same conclusion. They’ve started to believe their own bullshit. These people weren’t at all prepared for Obama to...
Bill and Melinda Gates announced plans Friday to invest $10 billion in the fight...– Gates: $10B vaccine program could save 8.7M lives - CNN.com Sometimes all the zeros blur together and I miss stories like this on the first read through. So Bill Gates gave away some money. Big deal. No. Bill gates plan to invest $10 billion dollars. $10,000,000,000. And it could save nine million...
Doc Who Tied Vaccine to Autism Ruled Unethical →
jayparkinsonmd: This is very good news. The doctor who scammed the world and the celebrities into thinking there was some connection between vaccines and autism has finally been punished. Rational scientists all over the world are now waiting to see if he’s kicked out of the rational circle and losing his license.
I’m not diversifying in terms of selling anything. I’m not selling ‘John Mayer:...– John Mayer [Wonderwall/MSN] via Vulture (via peterwknox) (via apsies) (via danielholter)
WICHITA, Kan. —It took jurors 37 minutes on Friday to convict Scott Roeder, an...– Jury Reaches Guilty Verdict in Murder of Abortion Doctor - NYTimes.com
Party of No →
mikehudack: ericmortensen: think4yourself: azspot: Paragons of fiscal discipline, every Senate Republican today voted against reestablishing “pay-as-you-go” budgeting rules that mandate that any new spending must be paid for. The rule passed on a 60-40 party line vote.
How Davos makes incredibly rich people seem... →
soupsoup: indefensible: By Daniel Gross - Slate Magazine
Dinner. Free. Good.– Mike Hudack. 45 seconds ago.
[The show’s economy] demands that we develop and nurture an instant and deep...– Susan Miller | Anyone But Me Anything But Unpopular, Gilmore Girls Star Joining Cast | NewTeeVee (via ericmortensen)
Spokesman Charles Seaton says only service animals and those in containers are...– Subway Chicken Video: Man Caught Kissing, Hugging Chicken On New York Train
So while I’m applauding Kentucky basketball, I’m also going to applaud Kentucky...– Kentucky a first-time loser on court, but winner off it - CBSSports.com (via apsies)
Survey: Web Video Beats TV Among Respondents Ages... →
tanya77: rafimama: Coveted 18- to-24-year-old consumers now spend more time watching Web-distributed video than broadcast television, according to a new survey released by online video ad network LiveRail. “We polled several hundred under-25-year-olds, and an overwhelming majority are now watching as much or more video content online as on regular TV,” said Mark Trefgarne, CEO of LiveRail....
Then the iPad announcement confirmed what has already been obvious since the...– An Industry Reborn - robgo.org (via bijan)
The biggest advantage is the Kindle’s lack of any good use other than reading....– This is a quote by Roberto Mateu in this post (via Marco). This is a big deal in hardware design that applies to more than just the Kindle. Computers overtime have become commodity hardware with endlessly flexible software that allows it to be anything and everything to each developers’ desires. ...
Right away, certain patterns emerged. First, great teachers tended to set big...– What Makes a Great Teacher? - The Atlantic