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Saturday, February 20, 2010

Comic Relief: George W Bush

Walmart World

Pretty soon the whole world is just going to be Google and Walmart.

Ground Zero

How is it possible we haven't come close to finishing a new building at Ground Zero after 9 years?

Lego Creations

People with a lot of time and legos.

2012


Analyzing Obama's 2012 prospects.

Worse Than the Sum of Its Parts

Americans don't support Obama's health plan but they support what's in it.

Updated Medal Projections

USA pulling away with a good lead.

Our Favorite Countries

Olympic Images


Hi-res images from the Olympics.

Saturday Cartoon

Cost Control

Would Obamacare actually lower premiums?

Friday, February 19, 2010

DJ Mitt



Seems like a good time to remember this classic Mitt Romney musical moment given his new battle with a rap star.

The Math of Movies

How to make a blockbuster film using math.

Let It Snow


More mega snowstorms on the way.

Swing and a Mitt

The Mitt Romney plane attack may have more to it than previously reported.

I'm Sorry

Tiger Woods and the Apology Meter.

Ice Wars

Real world rivalries playing out at the Olympics.

Updated Medal Projections

USA still in the lead.

Booking a Flight


Beyond Expedia.

King Lebron and the Big Apple

Knicks making cap room for their Lebron James (if he's willing to sign with them).

Comic Relief: Bowling

Thursday, February 18, 2010

Why Dick Cheney Shouldn't Speak in Public

Reason 1: He has his daughter to do it for him. Reason 2: He's always wrong.

What's Happened to His Head?

One Shining Moment

The best Olympic moments so far, updated.

Status Check

Please Rob Me exposes those who tell robbers they're not home.

Wanted

Best classified ads.

Best Bagel Ever

Councilman requests reimbursement for a $177 bagel.

E-Bomb

Electromagnetic pulse, one more thing to be worried about.

Oops

Some fresh incompetence at Homeland Security.

Damned If You Don't

Can we afford not to pass healthcare reform?

Updated Medal Projections

USA retakes the lead for total projected; Canada still leads for golds.

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Rolling Back

Are the expressed fears about Governor Bob McDonnell (R-VA) on social issues coming true?

More Fun with Google Maps

1. Go to Google Maps.
2. Enter the address "39 rugdeveien, bergen, hordaland, norge".
3. Go to Street View.
4. Turn the camera to the left.

Gator Bait


Things are getting ornery in the Crist-Rubio Senate nomination race in Florida.

If at First You Don't Succeed

GOP going with the "Hey, let's have a televised debate" strategy again. If President Obama tries to show up, will they withdraw their support for it?

We Are Not Prepared


Yesterday's Cyberattack Drill exposes a security problem.

Apocalypse Watch

The Jersey Shore cast isn't 100% Italian? Biggest scandal since Ben Kingsley played Gandhi.

Updated Medal Projections

USA falls to 3rd, Canada moves into 1st.

Citizens United

Citizens united against Citizens United. A clear majority of the country disliked the ruling.

Expiration Dates

Like the speed limit, more of a suggestion. (Drinking chunky milk still not recommended)

Going for Broke

Thumbs up to Senator Michael Bennet (D-CO) for going out on a limb despite his tough re-election bid coming up in November. If only the rest of the Democratic Party wasn't so spineless there might be some real policy battles in Washington.

Comic Relief: You Get the Worst Score

Obama and Israel

A lot of predictably misguided worrying from the 2008 campaign is going away.

The Blame Game


Who caused the current healthcare crisis in America? The Beatles.

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

The Agony of Defeat


Lindsay Jacobellis, imfamous for her showboating fall in the 2006 Olympics in Snowboarding Cross, flamed out again today with a fall in the semifinals. [videos]

Sidekicked

Jay Leno is back on March 1st, but sidekick Kevin Eubanks won't be back for long.

Forrest Gump + Arnold Schwarzenegger


The Ping-Pong Terminator.

Fried Science

Oil-free fried food coming soon.

Shameless


Jimmy Johnson, stick to football pre-game shows.

Comic Relief: Seinfeld

Best of the Best

The best 15 moments of the first few days of the Olympics. [videos]

Going Nuclear


The US is building a nuclear power plant for the first time in thirty years.

Slow Recovery

Less than obvious factors affecting the economic recovery.

Wireless Lights


More wave of the future.

It's the Economy, Stupid

Not a Fan

Mitt Romney gets attacked on an airplane for asking a guy to return his seat to the upright position (and he was flying economy).

Replacing Bayh

5 candidates in the running.

Plu$h


$10,000 teddy bear for sale.

Movin' Out

US Troops in Iraq under 100,000.

Monday, February 15, 2010

Olympic TV Schedule

Per request, I should mention that NBC does not air all events live and some are aired at night on tape delay. To see when events are on to know when you need to avoid spoilers, consult NBC's TV listings.

Extrapolating Innocence

250 exonerated by DNA, how many more are there?

Sunday Roundup

Dick and Liz Cheney took the Sunday morning stage to continue their father-daughter hackery along with some other clips.

Happy Town USA


The 10 happiest cities in America.

The Impossible Counterfactual

Measuring the effect of the Stimulus.

Comic Relief: Jesus

Medal Math


The US can now be projected to win the medal count, just barely.

2012

Chris Dodd is confident Obama will win overwhelmingly in 2012. He then went back to his usual position as a Senate Democrat, rolling over and playing dead.

Bracketology

Bracketology 101's weekly bracket.

Anything Goes

"I was a big supporter of waterboarding."- Dick Cheney

More Regime Change?

Afghanistan...check, Iraq...check, Iran...soon?

Perception and Reality

The Dalai Lama and Tibet have cultivated an image that doesn't necessarily jibe with reality.

The Pluto Files


Why does everyone love Pluto? (the ex-planet not the dog)

Cheney's Real Enemy is...

...George W Bush?

14:59

Joe the Plumber tries to keep his flame alive by turning on John McCain and Sarah Palin.

Presidents' Day

Who's your favorite TV president?

The Olympic Sap-o-meter

Measuring just how sappy and emotional NBC can get at the Vancouver Olympics.

The New Reality


Poor Tom Cruise might only get $25 million for Mission Impossible 4.

Bye Bayh

Senator Evan Bayh (D-IN) is retiring, likely handing another seat to Republicans.

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