Obama not the first president to have his...
“Chester Arthur was dogged by rumors he was born in Canada. “How a British Subject Became President of the US” was published in 1884.” — via @MentalFloss, on Tumblr here
Journalism is the most useless college major (so... →
iPad Predicted in 1994, sort of (Video) →
By no-longer-existing Knight Ridder, a newspaper company, of all places.
Will there be no more wars without an actual congressional declaration? Will the...– Ron Paul is more principled than you or I, even to many faults. And in an age that seems to condemn nothing but hypocrisy, he’s the fucking king saint. Read more: http://www.esquire.com/features/ron-paul-profile-0511#ixzz1KDYURqn2
The Cubs maybe threw the 1918 World Series →
Two curses (Red Sox and Cubs) set into motion either way. Eddie Cicotte (the 1919 White Sox ace whose testimony is being cited) was a cheat and would do anything for money. On the other hand, like Jose Canseco, he’s not known as a liar.
If you notice, there hasn’t been no girls of (ethnicity) at all on none of those...– The one and only Snoop Dogg, describing—back in 2003—his plan to bring more “girls of color” to the Girls Gone Wild franchise. (via newsweek)
The Foo Fighters, in roughly early 1960s’ Beatles wear and in black and white, play their new album “Wasting Light” — and another hour-plus of old hits. The rock band of the moment. (via Late Show Video - Foo Fighters - CBS.com)
In the 1991 Gulf war Iraq’s armed forces used American-made colour photocopiers...– Your “America is No. 1!” moment of the day. “Back doors” are secret systems hidden in microchips which may be used to disable, betray or blow up the devices in which they are installed. They are on the minds of Western governments pondering whether to send weapons to rebels in Libya....
The Foo Fighters' new album streaming online →
The last time Tiger Woods won a major ...
We had happy Tiger/Elin photos like this: Sen. Barack Obama was just emerging victorious in his lengthy primary battle with Sen. Hillary Clinton. Obviously, then, George W. Bush was president. The financial crisis at the time was not Wall Street losing money, but a reduction in profits. Time magazine wrote a serious article about “who will rule the Internet” without mentioning...
Is "disinterested" the same as "uninterested"? And... →
Furloughed White House Employee? If you use your... →
nationaljournal: White House staffers face the threat of up to two years in jail if they use their work-issue BlackBerries during a government shutdown, sources told National Journal.
We may not in this room have tiger blood like he does. But we do have something...– Former Minnesota Gov. and Republican presidential hopeful Tim Pawlenty, making pop culture references at a speech in Iowa last week. (via officialssay) (via theatlantic)
A list of prepositions →