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Saturday, March 26, 2011

Praise the Lard: Church Linked to Obesity

Bonus points for the creative title. (MSNBC)

The Office: Michael's Proposal to Holly

Real Time with Bill Maher: GOP Dream Candidate: Exact Opposite of Obama

Republicans must nominate Karab Amabo. (Gawker)

Blazers Buzzer Beater Alley Oop vs. Spurs

Real Time with Bill Maher: Stupid America and US Citizenship Exam


Bill Maher on WhoSay

Best NCAA Tournament Buzzer Beaters

Saturday Cartoon: Republicans and Libya

Congress Battles Over Forks and Knives

Republicans continue to fight against energy efficiency. (LATimes)

They Always Find the Money for War

When money is wanted for domestic programs, we have to worry about the deficit. When money is wanted for war, it's always there. (NYTimes)

End of VCU vs. FSU: Game Winning Shot

End of Kentucky vs. Ohio State: Knight Game Winning Shot

Friday, March 25, 2011

If You Root Against Kansas, You Root Against America

Best line: "If you root against KU basketball, then, you are actually rooting for slavery. You're supporting the Confederacy over United States, cheering for racism, oppression, and war, and, not for nothing, you want President Obama to fail—all of which are certainly "odious" and "contemptible" by any reasonable definitions." (TheAtlantic)

Comma Fail: Rachael Ray Cooks Her Family and Dog

2012 Senate Rankings

Claire McCaskill will have to get past her current PR problem. (WashingtonPost)

Rest of NCAA Tournament Canceled After Duke is Successfully Eliminated


Let's face it, nobody cares who wins as long as Duke is out. (SportsPickle)

Jay Bilas: VCU Tournament Run Doesn't Make Me Wrong

Jay Bilas is absolutely right. Selection Sunday is about picking the best teams based on their resumes. Just because a team didn't belong doesn't mean they can't win a few games; that's the whole point of narrowing the field, so regular season performance matters and it's not just who can win a handful of games in March. (Sportsgrid)

Seinfeld Episodes That Couldn't Have Happened with Modern Technology

If only Jerry, George, Elaine, and Kramer could've found each other. (Gawker)

Emeka Okafor Buzzer Beater vs. Jazz

Oil and Coal are More Dangerous Than Nuclear

McDonald's Filet-o-Fish Ad: Is That You Mom?

Kemba Walker Flop vs. San Diego State

South Dakota HS Buzzer Beater Off Deflection

The Future of Cities

The concentration of population in 2025. (ForeignPolicy)

Obama's Unconstitutional War?

Is he more of an imperial president than Bush? (ForeignPolicy)

5 Things Invented by Donald Duck


Scrooge McDuck was the original main character of Inception. (Cracked)

Daily Show: Republican Governors are Psychotic Abusive Stepdads

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Derrick Williams Put Back Dunk vs. Duke

30 Rock: Aaron Sorkin Cameo

Aaron Sorkin needs work and knows how to play Angry Birds. (Gawker)

Derrick Williams Huge Dunk vs. Duke

Thursday, March 24, 2011

Tornado! Tornado in Hempfield, PA!: The New Double Rainbow?

The Godfather Recast with College Basketball Coaches

Bruce Pearl sleeps with the fishes. (SI)

2010 NFL Season in 6 Minutes

An entire season in 6 minutes. (NFL)

Jedi Badminton with Light Sabres

Great Moments in History Called by Gus Johnson

Insensitive Child Participation Trophies


What they should really say. (CollegeHumor)

Qatar World Cup 2022: Artificial Cloud

Keeping cool in Qatar. (Deadspin)

Obama: Winner by Process of Elimination

"In my life I've voted Republican about 75% of the time. I voted for Obama because the only alternative was a cranky, not so bright old man and an attractive, perhaps intelligent but woefully ignorant woman. I favor small government, flat taxes, elimination of 99.7% of tax credits, and early term abortions, could not care less about gay marriage, and disfavor wandering aimlessly into wars. In most of these respects, Obama is far more liberal than I would like. I would love an excuse to vote against him in 2012. But he is a reasonable, intelligent, decent man with whose politics I disagree. When I look at Mitch McConnell, Eric Cantor, the tea parties, more of the ignorant woman, Huckabee, Gingrich et al., I'm disgusted," - a commenter at National Review Online (AndrewSullivan)

Wisconsin: The Quiet Badgers


Slow and steady wins the race. (ESPN)

Obama Should Play More Golf

Despite the potshot criticism, presidents should play golf. (Slate)

The Art of Basketball Fans Distracting Free Throw Shooters


From celebrity heads to speedo guy. (LATimes)

Spike Lee's Weird Hats


Is Spike Lee's weird hat fetish jinxing the Knicks? (LATimes)

Colbert Report: The Word: Not the Time to Review Safety of Nuclear Power

Let's say a windmill robbed a bank...

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Daily Show: Nancy Grace vs. Meteorologist, CNN vs. FOX News

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Ed Schultz: FOX News Obama Bracket Bashing Bracket: Beck vs. Hannity

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Wednesday, March 23, 2011

NCAA Tournament: Sweet 16 Power Rankings

Ohio State started as #1 and remains #1. (SI)

First World Problems

Put things in perspective. (Buzzfeed)

Draft Countdown 2011 NFL Mock Draft March 21

Blaine Gabbert takes over the #1 spot. (DraftCountdown)

Colbert Report: CNN and FOX News Human Shields Libya Feud

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Crisis in the Middle Everywhere - CNN And Fox News Fight in Libya
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Conan: NCAA Mascots That Should Never Dunk Contest

Man Walks Into Starbucks, Throws $100 Bills at Customers, Leaves



That'll cover about a week's worth of Starbucks orders. (BestWeekEver)

Creepy GE Prince William and Kate Refrigerators

James Carville Says Republican Presidential Nominees are as Bad as NFC West

An apt description. (Sportsgrid)

The Onion: NCAA Selection Committee Announces Sweet 16 Teams

They went with all the teams that won their first 2 rounds of games. Jay Bilas still isn't happy. (TheOnion)

Iginla Shot Changes Direction Right Before Goal

Republican Big Lies on Jobs

Robert Reich wants to hear some Republican repudiation. (HuffingtonPost)

Javale McGee Block: Grabs Ball Out of Midair

The Business Potential of Marijuana

Marijuana: a growth industry. (FastCompany)

Jimmy Kimmel: Charlie Sheen Surprise Appearance and Kiss

Rachel Maddow: Ohio Governor John Kasich Wants to Privatize Alcohol Sales

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Daily Show: Lewis Black: Donald Trump for President or Dictator 2012

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Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Best News Bloopers

Reliant Stadium World Record Basketball Shot from Roof

If Alex Trebek Announced College Football: Stanford vs. Oregon

Bill Maher: New Rules March 4


Bill Maher on WhoSay

Ghostface Killah Needs Interns

Rachel Maddow: Wisconsin Nepotism Scandal and Corporate Tax Cuts

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Conan: Staffers' Kids Say the Darndest Things

Honest College Lease

Please keep this dump in the same condition you found it. (CollegeHumor)

Morgan Spurlock Product Placement Movie: Greatest Movie Ever Sold

No Blue Turf in the NFL

The NFL passes a rule to prevent Boise State like blue turf. (Deadspin)

Most Loyal Sports Fans

The sports loyalty index. (SI)

NBA Power Rankings

Knicks continue to fade despite adding Carmelo. (SI)

Seth Davis Sweet 16 and Elite 8 Predictions

Re-examining original picks. (SI)

Is NBC's Outsourced Racist?

Laughing with them or laughing at them? (LATimes)

Richmond, Virginia: America's New Basketball Capital?


The city of Richmond has as many Sweet 16 teams as the Big East. (NYTimes)

Family Feud: Name a Reason You Wouldn't Want to Make Love in a Bathtub

Actual #5 Answer: "You might drown."

Family Feud: Name Something in the Circus that Describes Your Husband in the Bedroom

Contestant: "Donkey."
Steve Harvey: "That has nothing to do with the circus; you just wanted to vent that."

Jay Leno: Lisa Lampanelli

Daily Show: John Oliver Infomercial Sells Middle East Freedom Packages

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Monday, March 21, 2011

Bill O'Reilly and Bernie Goldberg Decry Obama Bracket Bashing

A rare glimmer of intelligence from Bernie Goldberg.

Dear God Letters from Children

Kids say the darndest things. (Imgur)

Space Jam Box Score: Toons vs. Monstars

The greatest game ever played? Just 1 missed shot. (Deadspin)

Charlie Sheen Returning to Two and a Half Men?

Forget Libya, Japan, and Wisconsin; let's get back to real news. (HuffingtonPost)

Popular Misconceptions

We don't only use 10% of our brains. (Buzzfeed)

Madden 2012 Cover Bracket Vote

Vote for the next guy to get stuck with the Madden cover jinx. (ESPN)

Gus Johnson Has a Twin Brother: Insane Real Madrid Basketball Ending in Spain

Best Passive Aggressive Fridge Notes


Don't steal my stuff. (Buzzfeed)

Star Wars PSAs


Words to live by. (CollegeHumor)

Butler Considers Relocating to Bigger Market

Perhaps Butler University @ New York? (SportsPickle)

The Onion: CIA Invention of Facebook Cuts Costs


CIA's 'Facebook' Program Dramatically Cut Agency's Costs

Pomeroy College Basketball Rankings

Can you analyze your way to a winning bracket? (Time)

How Ignorant Are Americans?

29% can't even name the Vice President. (Newsweek)

The Obama Doctrine

Does Libya define the Obama Doctrine on War? (CSMonitor)

Butler vs. Pittsburgh: Weirdest 10 Seconds in Basketball History?

A play by play account of the weird ending to Butler vs. Pittsburgh. (Slate)

War on Elizabeth Warren

Trying to protect consumers...what an evil lady. (NYTimes)

Sweet 16 Television Schedule

8 games, 2 nights. (NCAA)

Sunday, March 20, 2011

NCAA Tournament Jimmer Signs


The top 10. (YahooSports)

March Madness: Greg Gumbel Thinks He Works for ESPN

End of Arizona vs. Texas Game: Derrick Williams And One + 5 Second Call

Blake Griffin Offensive Foul and Huge Dunk vs. Suns

Best Housing of 2011

Bringing homes into the 21st century. (FastCompany)

Is Safe Nuclear Power Possible?

Rethinking nuclear power after the problems in Japan. (FastCompany)

Home of the Future Being Built on Roof of Chinese Mall


Becoming one with nature. (FastCompany)

Supermoon Pictures from Around the World


Even rarer than a Blue Moon. (Buzzfeed)

Bill Maher: Stuck With You Greeting Cards


Bill Maher on WhoSay

Boston Movie Trailer

Super Mario Brothers: First Person Shooter

March Sadness: Saddest Movie Bracket

Bambi is the new Ohio State. (BestWeekEver)

World's Most Beautiful Buildings

None in America...sad. (HuffingtonPost)

Sunday Cartoon: FOX News

Double Stupid Fouls: End of Butler vs. Pittsburgh Game Video



Butler is at it again. (Deadspin)

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