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Saturday, July 3, 2010

Lebron Watch: Lebron's Facebook Page

If free agency played out over Facebook. (Slate)

Craig Ferguson: Cursing Bunny Celebrates July 4th and Diversity

Sportscenter Not Top 10

Jimmy Kimmel: Unnecessary Censorship

World Cup: Uruguay vs. Ghana Highlights

Karl Rove is Shameless

Those in glass houses shouldn't throw stones. (DailyBeast)

Obama's Second Term

Can't wait until the gloves come off. (ForeignPolicy)

King George or George Washington?

Is contemporary America continuing Washington's traditions? (ForeignPolicy)

Tweeting Independence

The Declaration of Independence in 140 characters. (Slate)

Just How Stupid is Michael Steele?

The gift that keeps on giving. (Slate)

Saturday Cartoon

Food Court Fine Dining

Revolutionizing the Food Court to attract more customers. (LATimes)

Mariano Rivera

King of the Closers. (NYTimes)

July 4th Quiz

How well do you know America's embarrassments in 2010? (NYTimes)

Friday, July 2, 2010

World Cup: Argentina/Germany Preview

One upset, one almost upset so far in the quarterfinals. Hopefully another interesting day tomorrow. (SI)

World Cup: Netherlands vs. Brazil Highlights

Colbert Report: Orange People vs. Tanning Tax

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Tangelo-American John Boehner
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Colbert Report: Backyard Farmer Manny Howard

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Manny Howard
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Tesla Sports Car

It's electric. (HuffingtonPost)

MLB Power Rankings

Yankees still at #1 ahead of the charging Rangers. (SI)

America the Poisoned

What has happened to America? (Esquire)

John Kerry: Climate Legislation Now

The time is now. (ForeignPolicy)

World Cup Winners Have Brain Parasite?

Toxo predicts the winners. (Slate)

The Confidence Fairy

If we stop spending, all our problems will go away. (NYTimes)

Thursday, July 1, 2010

Daily Show: John Hodgman: How to Fix the World Cup

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You're Welcome - World Cup
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Colbert Report: Payable to Kimberly Jong Il

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Cold War Update - North Korea & Russian Spies
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Best and Worst Presidents

This year's rankings: Obama- top 15, Bush- bottom 5. (TalkingPointsMemo)

Lindsey Graham

His contentious relationship with the Tea Party and his admission John McCain is pandering to the right wing. (HuffingtonPost)

Lebron Watch: Dream Team

The horrible idea that is the Lebron-Bosh-Wade dream team. (SI)

A new federal website to figure out details and your healthcare options. (CSMonitor)

The Happiest Nation

The US may be richest, but money doesn't buy happiness. (CSMonitor)

World Cup Dive of the Day (Spain/Portugal)

Daily Show: Landon Donovan

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Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Colbert Report: Planet BP: Find the Wildlife and Dead Swan Lake

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Lube Job
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Who Russia Should Have Recruited

Sarah Palin, superspy. (DailyBeast)

Google Droid > IPhone

A new superphone? (DailyBeast)

Lebron Watch: Destinations

Examining his potential destinations. (SI)

World Cup Quarterfinals Preview

South America continues to dominate. (SI)

Flying Cars

Spy Fail

The arrested Russian spies apparently didn't even do enough to be charged with espionage. (ForeignPolicy)

Who Will Win the World Cup?

Slate readers poll take 2. Brazil leads this time. (Slate)

Lebron Watch: Joe Knows

Joe Biden says Lebron is staying in Cleveland. (LATimes)

Why Isn't China Good at Soccer?

No soccer moms. (NYTimes)

Inception (Leonardo DiCaprio and Christopher Nolan)

Hopefully will match up to Dark Knight and Memento. (NYTimes)

David Letterman: Landon Donovan

Daily Show: Biden vs. Smartass Custard Guy

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Custardy Battle
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Daily Show: Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon, George W Bush, and Bill Clinton

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Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Daily Show: David Axelrod

For Parts 2 and 3, visit

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World Cup: Paraguay vs. Japan Penalty Kicks

New Harry Potter Trailer

I'm a Good Shot, Vote For Me!

Coming for Your Guns

Obama isn't coming for your guns; if anything gun laws are getting less restrictive. (DailyBeast)

NBA Free Agency Preview

Lebron is just the top of a stacked list. (SI)

Steve Carell Leaving The Office

Can the show survive without him? (CSMonitor)

World Cup: Goalline Technology

FIFA reverses course on instant replay. (PopSci)

Google vs. Facebook

Look out Facebook, Google is trying to build a social networking site. (BigMoney)

The Roberts Court

John Roberts was in the majority 92% of the time this year. (NYTimes)

Colbert Report: Fallout Shelters: Oh the Places You'll Hide

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Doomsday Bunkers
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Monday, June 28, 2010

2010 Senate Rankings

Democrats looking pretty good to hold onto the Senate. (FiveThirtyEight)

The Simpsons (Michelle Obama)

RIP Senator Robert Byrd (D-WV)

Why Americans Still Won't Care About Soccer

Sorry MLS, not gonna happen. (Time)

Sunday Roundup

Clips from the Sunday shows starring John McCain distorting the truth in his ongoing push to the right. (DailyBeast)

Obama's Winning Streak

Slowly but surely, everything gets done. (DailyBeast)

The Governator

Arnold Schwarzenegger should be the nation's green salesman. (DailyBeast)

College World Series Championship: UCLA vs. South Carolina

After a season dominated by Arizona State, Texas, Virginia, and Florida, none made the championship (or even the final 6). UCLA vs. USC begins tonight. (SI)

World Cup: Referee Incompetence

When the US was being killed by bad calls, it looked like bias. Given the string of bad calls, now it just looks like incompetence. (SI)

Better, Smaller, Cooler

A new attempt at a smart car. (PopSci)

Crisis = Opportunity

The winners from the BP oil spill. (ForeignPolicy)

How Many Votes Will Elena Kagan Get?

A Slate reader poll. (Slate)

Home Hydrogen Refueling

The future of cars. (LATimes)


Cold War Not Over?

Russian spies in America. (NYTimes)

Must Win

It's going to be hard to leave Afghanistan without a solid victory. (NYTimes) But do countries ever regret leaving early? (ForeignPolicy)

What Does Elena Kagan Believe?

Weeks have passed since her nomination yet it's still unclear. (NYTimes)

Sunday, June 27, 2010

World Cup: ANOTHER Bad Call Goal (Argentina/Mexico)

Lebron Watch: Headed to the Bulls?

Come on Lebron, do you really want to live in MJ's shadow? (ESPN)

World Cup: England/Germany Missed Goal

World Cup: Argentina/Mexico Preview

Barring a huge comeback in the next 10 minutes, the winner advances to face Germany. (ESPN)

World Cup: Suarez "Beckhams" a Goal

Sunday Cartoon

Fox and Friends: Flawless Logic

Barack Obama can tie his shoes in 10 seconds, why can't he fix the economy in 18 months?

World Cup: All the Goals Scored

Best of the Best: Robinson Cano

On a team with Derek Jeter, Mark Teixeira, and Alex Rodriguez, the true star of the best team in baseball has been Robinson Cano. (YahooSports)

Strange Bedfellows

The reaction to the McChrystal Rolling Stone article just further exposed the overly cozy relationship between politics, media, and business. (NYTimes)

Grading Financial Regulation

A pretty good bill but it must be enforced and, at times, corrected. (NYTimes)

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