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Saturday, September 3, 2011

Best Fantasy Football Pun Team Names

Except #11. (Buzzfeed)

TCU False Start on Everyone But the Center

Denny's Doubles Down on KFC Double Down

Denny's out-calories the KFC Double Down with its new menu. (Gawker)

Disney Copyright Takeover

Took advantage of loose copyright rules and then got them tightened to lock in their profits. (AndrewSullivan)

Real Net Job Creation 2009-2011

Saturday Cartoon: Tea Party and Natural Disasters

Overworked America, Unemployed America

There are 2 Americas: the ones who have jobs working harder and longer than ever and those that are unemployed. (MotherJones)

Five Myths About 9/11

#1 especially. (WashingtonPost)

The Forgotten 9/11 Attack

Ignoring the Pentagon attack. (WashingtonPost)

SI Stewart Mandel NCAA Weekend Pickoff September 3

He nailed the Baylor/TCU game. (SI)

iSpeech Obama

Type in the words and Obama will make a speech. (iSpeech)

Friday, September 2, 2011

Dog's Pavlov

Legend of Zelda Theme on Marimba

Every School Essay Ever Written

Larry Made Fun of Me When I Quit Smoking

What if Planets Orbited the Earth?

The McGurk Effect: Sight and Sound Illusion

Teammates Mock Ryan Braun for Falling

The original incident here.

The Do Nothing Plan

How to get spending cuts and tax increases: do nothing. (AndrewSullivan)

Bridges to Somewhere

Saving the economy with infrastructure spending. (ForeignPolicy)

Glasses-Free 3D TV

Coming in December. (LATimes)

Thursday, September 1, 2011

ESPN Expert NFL 2011 Predictions

Mostly following the conventional wisdom. (ESPN)

Tech Support

Super Earth On Edge of Habitability

Only 36 light years away. (MSNBC)

Ryan Braun Falls Down Going for Inside the Park Home Run

World's Shortest Train

Weekly Schedule of the Best College Football Games of 2011

Off to a good start with Oregon vs. LSU. (ESPN)

Dwight Howard Dunks on 12-Foot Giraffe

Dress for the Job You Want, Not the Job You Have

Beware of the Dog

Wanted: Dead & Alive

Obama Compromise of the Day

10 Events That Were More Important Than 9/11

Looking back at the last decade. (ForeignPolicy)

Will Vegetarians Eat Lab-Grown Meat?

Will anyone eat it? (Slate)

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Final Exams

John Boehner Rejection Letter to President Obama

Boehner asks Obama to pre-empt the start of the NFL season instead. (Letter)

Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell: Rewrite: Rudy Giuliani and 9/11

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Bear at the Rangers Game

Mitt Romney is Bad at Politics

Good at making money in the private sector, bad at politics. (AndrewSullivan)

Kansas State's New Eco-Kat Mascot

Seriously? (KState)

SI Heisman Watch August 31

10 players other than Andrew Luck that have a chance. (SI)

Why You Can't Invest Like Warren Buffett

Besides the fact that you don't have billions of dollars. (Slate)

Why Do Conservatives Get a Pass?

Why do their crazy ideas get a "boys will be boys" response? (MotherJones)

Miller: How Billionaires Could Save the Country

Using money for good instead of behaving like the Koch brothers. (WashingtonPost)

The New Resentment of the Poor

Tax cuts for all...or maybe just some. (NYTimes)

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

SI Preseason All Americans

Andrew Luck enters the year with high expectations. (SI)

iTunes Celebrates Labor Day

Greatest Names in College Football

Mayor Bloomberg Responds to El Bloombito


New Era Alec Baldwin John Krasinski Yankees Red Sox Commercial Part 5: Call 912!

The Best Way to Board an Airplane

Finding the most efficient way to board the plane. (WashingtonPost)

Pay Attention While Walking

Hurricane Irene: Win for Big Government

The federal government can do good things. (WashingtonPost)

Preseason College Football Bowl Projections

Stewart Mandel makes his picks. (SI)

Texas A&M Withdraws From the Big 12

The first domino falls. (ESPN)

Monday, August 29, 2011

Weather Forecasting Stone

Venn Diagram: Social Security vs. A Ponzi Scheme

TFD Opinions: Republican Presidential Nomination Odds August 29

Not much of an update but a few changes as the race heads into the heavy debate season...

9. Newt Gingrich 1% (0)- The Gingrich campaign is currently pushing an article calling Gingrich the Comeback Kid. Nice try.

8. Rick Santorum 1% (-1)- Santorum is now complaining about a gay jihad against him. Does he not realize he started it?

7. Herman Cain 2% (-1)- Struggling with the fact that there's no reason to vote for him over Romney or Bachmann or Perry.

Times Square Hurricane Irene Slip-n-Slide

Holy Bible: Autographed Copy?

Platform 9 3/4 Has Moved

Phoenix Suburb Considers Running of the Bulls

From the great ideas file. (HuffingtonPost)

The Trouble with Eyewitness Testimony

The unintentional lies of witnesses. (Reason)

Krugman: Republicans Against Science

The anti-intellectual streak of the Republican Party. (NYTimes)

Sunday, August 28, 2011

The Best of El Bloombito: Mike Bloomberg Speaks Spanish

Or tries to at least. (Buzzfeed)

The Two Rules for Success

5 Ridiculous Lies You Were Taught in History Class

Famous stories that are total lies. (Cracked)

California's Nick Pratto Walkoff Hit for Little League World Series Championship vs. Japan Video

Behind the Back Alley Oop Lacrosse Goal

Doing It Wrong

The Theory of Republican Evolution

Whole Foods Price Gouging

We Are Open Until the Letters Fly Off This Sign

Deserted Grand Central Station Photo

Byproduct of Hurricane Irene...empty transportation venues.

Gladwell: Professional Sports Teams are Not Normal Businesses

Psychic benefits and the NBA lockout. (Grantland)

Texas A&M to SEC Back On?

Waiting for the other shoe to drop. (ESPN)

Popularity and Pedigree Matter for the BCS

Are teams judged solely on performance? (NYTimes)

Friedman: All Together Now

The whole world is in it together, whether we like it or not. (NYTimes)

Hurricane Irene Wind and Rain Totals

Surveying the damage. (NYTimes)

Sunday Cartoon: DC Earthquake

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