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Friday, August 27, 2010

Colbert Report: Mighty Morphin Power Martyrs

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Daily Show: Glenn Beck Tool Academy

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Selection Bias

Republicans for Tax Increases

Breaking from the party. (DailyBeast)

College Football Week 1 TV Lineup

6 more days til the season begins. (SI)

Death of the Maverick


John McCain (and Sarah Palin) don't feel so mavericky anymore. (ForeignPolicy)

Judicial Activism

Decisions you like = good, decisions you don't like = judicial activism. (Slate)

Some Mysterious Process

Trying to fix an economy. (NYTimes)

Thursday, August 26, 2010

Buzzer Beater Three Pointers

Do you foul to prevent them? (Deadspin)

Movie Trailer: Inside Job

Colbert Report: John McCain vs. John McCain

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The Magic of Trader Joe's

A yuppie paradise. (CNN)

How the Stimulus is Changing America


Now the fun begins. (Time)

Healthiest Burgers


Eat this, not that. (DailyBeast)

Turncoats


Successful turncoats and backstabbers. (DailyBeast)

The Los Angeles Vikings

Will Brett Favre still be fake-retiring when the team moves from Minnesota? (SI)

MLB Power Rankings

The Padres take the top spot, unseating the AL East Dynamic Duo for the first time since April. (SI)

SEC Preview

Looks a lot like last year. (SI)

Greatest Accidental Inventions


Everyone loves a Slinky. (PopSci)

The Collapse of the United States


Decisions have consequences. (ForeignPolicy)

Ken Cuccinelli Strikes Again...and Again...and Again

Virginia's Attorney General is a busy man. (Slate)

Pirates' Treasure


Despite being one of the worst teams in baseball, the Pirates are turning a profit. (Slate)

Know-Nothings

Is the dominant party in America not Democrats or Republicans but Know-Nothings? (NYTimes)

Faith and Politics

Is "Moderate Islam" acceptable? (NYTimes)

Colbert Report: For Profit Colleges

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Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Colbert Report: Iran's Diorama Technology

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Mahmoody Blues
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Colbert Report: Jeffrey Goldberg on Iran

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Words You Are Using Incorrectly

To quote Stephen Colbert, "Did you know peruse means the opposite of what I think it means?" (Time)

Dumb Things Americans Believe

Death panels are the tip of the iceberg. (Newsweek)

Best TV Shows to Rent


Take an hour...or 50 to watch some TV. (DailyBeast)

1 Bryant Park Tower


The future of big buildings. (HuffingtonPost)

The Price of Victory

John McCain paid $20 million...and what was left of his integrity...to defeat JD Hayworth. (Esquire)

More Than a Mosque

Perhaps general unease about Muslims shouldn't be playing out in a proxy war over one mosque. (LATimes)

Approaching the Tipping Point


Democrats in the Senate can't afford for things to get much worse based on FiveThirtyEight's new projections. (NYTimes)

Waiting for Superman

Examining education in America. (NYTimes)

Daily Show: The Palin Index

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Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Role Models

Hater's Guide to College Football Top 25


Warning: hilarious but crude. (Deadspin)

Colbert Report: The Word: Pray Big or Go Home

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Daily Show: FOX News is Evil or Stupid

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The New Ivies


The 10 new "Ivy" schools including UVA. (HuffingtonPost)

Some People Some of the Time

Barack Obama shouldn't worry about the Muslim myth; it's just not difficult to find 1 in 5 Americans that think or do lots of weird things. (HuffingtonPost)

NCAA BCS Sleeper Teams

Unranked teams that have a chance to shine. (SI)

Iran in a Box


Bring back Cold War containment. (ForeignPolicy)

65 is Just a Number

Would raising the retirement age to 70 really be a problem? (Slate)

An Honest Debate on Taxes

Don't bet on Washington to have one. (NYTimes)

Monday, August 23, 2010

David Hasselhoff Roast- Jeff Ross

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Baseball as Religion

A report on baseball from outer space. (TheAtlantic)

Emmy Frontrunners

Lost has to win, right? (DailyBeast)

Most Overrated People in History


An interesting list. (HuffingtonPost)

Big East Preview

Pittsburgh sits atop the projections. (SI)

Panacea

A protein killer that can treat cancer and other diseases? (PopSci)

YIMBY


Not everyone is in the NIMBY crowd. (ForeignPolicy)

Zs to As


New studies show kids need more sleep and school should start later. (LATimes)

Not Just Not Them


Marco Rubio avoids the "I'm not them" campaign strategy. (NYTimes)

Krugman on Tax Cuts

They passed because they were for a finite period yet now they must be extended? (NYTimes)

Sunday, August 22, 2010

Movie Trailer: The Next Three Days

Phillies Fan Catch of the Year

Pizza Burger: "The Edible Chimera"


BK joins the crazy food competition. (Eater)

Extreme Trampoline


An improvement over Extreme Ironing. (Time)

Sunday Cartoon

Closet Christian


The perils of a president treating religion as a private activity not a political bludgeon. (CSMonitor)

Counter Insurgency


War is hell, COIN is worse. (ForeignPolicy)

More Deficit Hypocrisy

Republicans aim to cut a deficit-saving part of healthcare reform. (NYTimes)

Surprise Us

When will leaders surprise us and rise above the bickering to do something important for their countries? (NYTimes)

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