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This video is stuck to the top of the blog, newer, less vital, posts appear below. [Update on 20 August at 0551: I learned this morning of a historic connection between Dred Scott and Ferguson, Missouri. You can't make this shit up.]
Arguably the funniest scene from the series. The John Larroquette Show promised to be just as funny, if not funnier, until the writers decided to go mainstream and ruined the show.
Many otherwise well-informed people think they have to do something wrong, or stupid, or insecure to get hacked—like clicking on the wrong attachments, or browsing malicious websites. People also think that the NSA and its international partners are the only ones who have turned the internet into a militarized zone. But according to research I […]
Protesters and riot police have clashed again in Ferguson, Missouri amid renewed tension over the shooting of an unarmed teenage boy by a police officer. Police fired a teargas canister at a crowd of around 200 people last night who gathered near a shop that Michael Brown, 18, was suspected of robbing. Some protesters threw […]
These worthless feckin’ waste of human genome are not just driving poorly tuned diesel trucks, they’re intentionally spewing toxic wastes as they drive. At a minimum, they should lose their driving licenses for life. Conservatives who detest President Barack Obama and EPA clean air regulations are modifying their vehicles to purposefully spew black smoke into […]
Protests against mass surveillance have now taken to the skies above a major National Security Agency installation. At about 6am local time on Friday, in a field about a mile from Bluffdale, Utah, two activists from the Electronic Frontier Foundation and Greenpeace launched a 135ft airship and drifted the dirigible over the NSA’s massive data […]
The Daily ShowGet More: Daily Show Full Episodes,The Daily Show on Facebook,Daily Show Video Archive Yesterday I wrote about the front page story in my hometown newspaper that explored recent concerns about the dangers of too much salt in our diets. As I noted, the story was very well written, but the online poll associated […]
Clearly there’s more money in selling snake oil than there is in actually performing cardiothoracic surgery. Here’s something I didn’t know: Dr. Oz, was born Mehmet Cengiz Öz in Cleveland.
Case Western Reserve Professor Mano Singham debated Hartville Church of Christ Minister Joe Puckett last evening in Akron. The topic of the debate was . You can read the lead-up to the debate at Request for suggestions for pre-debate questions; Press release on my upcoming debate on whether god exists; Framework statements for debate on […]
I have discovered that Brain Pickings is the worst rabbit hole I have ever found on the intertubes, far worse than YouTube or Facebook or Twitter, and for that reason wonderful.
Listen very carefully to Francis Marion’s words (as interpreted by Walt Disney in 1959) beginning at the 7:25 minute mark and you’ll understand why all imperial adventurism and colonialsim ultimately fails.