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Friday, June 4, 2010

Pac-10 Expansion?

Rumors abound that the Pac-10 is going to make an offer to Texas, Texas A&M, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, Texas Tech, and Colorado to make the Pac-16. (BleacherReport)

Colbert Report: Clean-It-Yourself Egrets and Nukes

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Crude & Unusual
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Blessed is the Meek

Can Kendrick Meek (D-FL) sneak by Crist and Rubio to win the Florida Senate seat? (Time)

No Double Dip?

A contrarian opinion on the odds of a double dip recession. (Newsweek)

Best College Pranks

A collection of pranks. (HuffingtonPost)

Four Day School Week

Cost saving measure gaining steam. (HuffingtonPost)

Worst of the Worst on Human Rights

The Axis of Pretty Evil. (HuffingtonPost)

World Cup Group C Preview

England, US, and (hopefully) the also-rans. (SI)

Aziz Ansari

Profiling the host of the MTV Movie Awards. (NYTimes)

Race to the Middle

Obama's education policy. (NYTimes)

Daily Show: Glenn Beck Imagines Media Bias

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Glenn Beck Airs Israeli Raid Footage
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Thursday, June 3, 2010

Daily Show: You Sunk My Battleship: Korea Edition

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Clusterf#&k to the War House - Korean Peninsula & Middle East
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Bill O'Reilly: Gay People and Al Qaeda

Worst Blown Calls in Sports

You're not alone, Jim Joyce. (DailyBeast)

Best Rejection Letters

Despite your qualifications, we can not accept you at this time. (HuffingtonPost)

NBA Finals Preview

Breaking down the Celtics and Lakers. (SI)

Angus Snack Wrap

McDonald's newest invention. (Esquire)

The Worst Job in the World

Why do Al Qaeda #3s keep getting killed? (ForeignPolicy)

Double Dip?

Is the economy headed for another tumble? (Slate)

It's an Honor to be Nominated

Bill Maher has been nominated for an Emmy 22 times without winning. (LATimes)

Time for More Replay in Baseball

How many horrible calls before "human error" stops being acceptable. (NYTimes)

Colbert Report: Japanese Game Show Election

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Japan's Special Election - Kazuo Myazaki
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Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Umpire Fail Stops Perfect Game

An umpire's blown call with 2 outs in the 9th costs a Tigers' pitcher the 3rd perfect game of the season. (ESPN)

Colbert Report: Vodka Goggles

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Vodka Eyeballing
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If Movies Had Cell Phones...

Food Advertising

If you ate what was advertised on TV only, you could have a hot pocket for breakfast, a hot pocket for lunch, and be dead by dinner. (Time)

BP Fail

Maybe he can remove his foot from his mouth and use it to plug the hole. (Newsweek)

Revive the Estate Tax

No, it's not the death tax. (HuffingtonPost)

Supreme Court Screws Al Gore Again

In a 5-4 decision, Al Gore must remain married. (HuffingtonPost)

College Baseball World Series Breakdown

"Purchase their ticket to Omaha: Virginia." (YahooSports)

MLB Mock Draft

Good times for the Nationals. (SI)

NBA Finals Picks

SI experts make their pick. (SI)

Hurricane Season

Bad times are coming. (ForeignPolicy)

Goldman Sachs and the World Cup

Goldman Sachs releases a report on the World Cup. (ForeignPolicy)

BP: Big Payback

How much does BP owe America? (ForeignPolicy)


America's new rival: Turkey. (ForeignPolicy)

Forget It

Pills to forget trauma. (Slate)

Daily Show: The Gloop Shot and Underwater Robots

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The Spilling Fields
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Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Craig Ferguson: Cursing Bunny Prequel

Oil Spill Grief Cycle

High Calorie Surprises

It's not so intuitive. (DailyBeast)

Always the Bridesmaids, Never the Bride

The US kills the Al-Qaeda #3 for the 9000th time. (HuffingtonPost)

College Baseball Rankings

UVA enters the tournament as the best team in the country (yet #5 seed). (YahooSports)

World Cup Power Rankings

USA comes in at #14. (SI)

Race to the Top

An improvement on No Child Left Behind? (CSMonitor)

Sense of Fairness: Monkeys vs. Bankers

Who has a better sense of fairness? Monkeys or bankers? (BigMoney)

Blimp's Eye View

A unique look at LA. (LATimes)


A sinkhole in Guatemala forms right in the middle of city streets. (LATimes)

The Right to Remain Silent

The Supreme Court loosens Miranda rights. (LATimes)

The 17th Amendment

The Tea Party wants to repeal the 17th amendment (the direct election of Senators). (NYTimes)

Monday, May 31, 2010

College Baseball World Series Bracket

Selection committee screws UVA AGAIN. (NCAA)

Craig Ferguson: God Bless America

The Changing Role of America

Have we gone from wanted to unwanted? (DailyBeast)

Apple of My Eye

Time to short Apple stock. (DailyBeast)

Sunday Roundup

Clips from the Sunday shows, Liz Cheney is her usual moronic self. (DailyBeast)

College Baseball Bracketology

Final projections put UVA at #2 behind Arizona State. Selections will be made this afternoon. (ESPN) (YahooSports)

Suck It, Turkey

The World Cup approaches for the US team. (Slate)

Criminal Justice Commission

Time to scrutinize the fact that we have 5% of the world's population and 25% of the world's prisoners. (LATimes)

Made With Whole Grain

Not as good as it sounds. (LATimes)

Memorial Day

Sunday, May 30, 2010

College Baseball Regional Sites

UVA (not surprisingly) gets one of the regionals. (NCAA)(YahooSports)

Craig Ferguson: Cursing Bunny

Sunday Cartoon

Zero Tolerance

Zero tolerance policies don't work. (Newsweek)

The Special Relationship

HBO's movie on Clinton and Blair. (DailyBeast)

Big Mouth Bonanza

BP spill demagogues. (DailyBeast)


A gallery of perfect game performances. (SI)

Long Distance Medicine

Log in to see your doctor. (NYTimes)

Another Perfect Game

Halladay makes it two this month. (NYTimes)

Malia for President

Did you plug the hole yet, Daddy? (NYTimes)

Death of the One Word Exam

And you thought law school exams were tough. (NYTimes)

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