Disney Acquires Marvel - UPDATED →
Shared by pberry They should buy D.C. too and then have a great universal collision! Updated - The Walt Disney Company has agreed to purchase Marvel Entertainment, Inc. and its portfolio of…
Schneier on Security: On London's Surveillance... →
Shared by pberry Shocking… A recent report has concluded that the London’s surveillance cameras have solved one crime per thousand cameras per year.
"All told, the Giants won five of six games... →
Shared by pberry I dreamed that you had given up on the Giants. It must have been a dream, because there’s nothing on the innernet about it… “All told, the Giants won five of six games on a home…
Apple Approves Spotify iPhone App →
Shared by pberry So the FCC won’t let me be or let me be me, so let me see They try to shut me down on MTV But it feels so empty, without me… Not available in the U.S. because Spotify itself…
Something Only Dirty Fucking Bloggers Know →
Shared by pberry Michael Moore is FAT and Al Gore rides around JET PLANES! As Josh suggests, a robust public plan will be cheaper, a fact that eludes just about everyone but geeks like us. The…
The Washington Monthly →
I seem to recall the Bush/Cheney era a little differently. Cheney thinks it was a sterling success when it came to national security and counter-terrorism. Perhaps there’s something to this. After…
A Brief History of Software: OSCON 2009 -... →
In 15 minutes, discover 15 years of secrets behind building software faster, more efficiently, and using less floppy disks.
Va. Candidate McDonnell Says Views Changed Since... →
Shared by pberry Dude has 5 kids and is a anti-fornicator? Huh? At age 34, two years before his first election and two decades before he would run for governor of Virginia, Robert F. McDonnell…
City parking structure bonds paid off - Chico... →
Shared by pberry It’s almost as if Scott were running things… City parking structure bonds paid off
Deep Thought →
Shared by pberry Yes, we’re still fucked. Move along… It’s 2009 in America, and on our elite political talk shows the proper use of torture is being discussed.
The Associated Press: Cheney says politics behind... →
Well, we never put Nixon in jail either so I guess the chances that will lock Cheney up are slim to none. It’s just tragic how far he took us towards being a the kind of country we always hated.
The Associated Press: Return of swine flu:... →
Pretty good article. Lots of information, not a lot of hype/hysteria.
By T.R. Reid -- Five Myths About Health Care in... →
As Americans search for the cure to what ails our health-care system, we’ve overlooked an invaluable source of ideas and solutions: the rest of the world. All the other industrialized democracies…
The Slackware Linux Project: Slackware Release... →
When will then be now?
H.R. 3200, America's Affordable Health Choices... →
Shared by pberry Wow. The Committee has prepared, for each member, a district-level analysis of the impact of the legislation. This analysis includes information on the impact of the legislation…
Acer Profit Falls as Netbook Profit Margins Shrink →
Shared by pberry Nobody could have predicted this! Acer’s quarterly net profit fell to $70 million, hit by fast-eroding profit margins in its low-cost netbook PC stronghold.
Alien Rattle or FSM? →
Shared by pberry Alien Rattle? Seriously? While scouting for toys for my 8-month-old daughter, I noticed something. Something awesome. Something… divine? See the picture. I take this as…
By T.R. Reid -- Five Myths About Health Care in... →
Shared by pberry Pah, what does the rest of the world know?! They’re all commies. As Americans search for the cure to what ails our health-care system, we’ve overlooked an invaluable source of…
The Associated Press: Rep. Jenkins: GOP looking... →
Ah, the classic D.C. blunder: telling the truth
Shared by pberry Sweet! Another innernet typography hissy fit to watch. And by watch I mean ignore.
The Washington Independent » The Information... →
Limbaugh responds to Jay-Z: "I did not know I... →
Shared by pberry Oh. My. God… From the August 25 edition of Premiere Radio Network’s The Rush Limbaugh Show…
Clive Thompson on the New Literacy →
Shared by pberry via Dr. Jaxon Before the Internet came along, most Americans never wrote anything, ever, that wasn’t a school assignment.
In Case You're Wondering Why →
Shared by pberry I’ll disagree with that. I’m still pretty sure they’re scared shitless/guilt-ridden. I’m pretty sure getting off on it was a close second. Technically third since we have a tie…
Leading The Revolution →
Shared by pberry OH! OH! I KNOW! /raises hand One does wonder just what it is about Obama which drives them insane. Thinking…thinking…
In the future, everyone will monetize their 15... →
Shared by pberry So, YouTube still doesn’t make money and now they’re going to give out more money…huh? (Cross-posted from the YouTube Biz Blog) We first launched the YouTube Partnership…
Cow Corner Blog - Yahoo! Eurosport UK →
Shared by pberry Yeah, so how did England win the Ashes? Football, Cricket, Tennis and more sporting news, results, latest scores, photos - from Yahoo!
Madoff dying of cancer, fellow inmates say-NY Post... →
Shared by pberry Wait, this is in prison?! A shirtless Madoff has joined weekly “Native Americanreligious purification ceremonies” that involve prayers, heatedrocks to induce sweat and smoking…
California prison plan stalls in Assembly; new... →
Shared by pberry This is why we can’t have nice things. “It only takes one. Who will be the victim of that one?” said Sen. Tony Strickland, R-Thousand Oaks. “It’ll all be on the people who voted…
Newton and Leibniz →
Shared by pberry Dear Stillman, This was for you.
Palin Feuds With Bank, Gets Facts Wrong →
Shared by pberry Palin and ‘wrong’ seem like two peas in a pod these days. Wait, it was probably always like that. Sarah Palin has expanded her blogging to include foreign policy, writing a…
Stop Using the Word 'We' - Ted Dziuba →
Shared by pberry Yes, it’s your fault. Ted Dziuba’s blog: writing, programming & automotive repair.
NFL will welcome Plaxico Burress back with open... →
Shared by pberry It’s not like he shot somebody else…he only shot himself. The NFL is all about giving players second chances, especially those who catch 11 passes in an NFC title game and catch…
Aloisi e-mails highlight unrest with Grabauskas -... →
I’m sure he was never teased in school about his last name.
Matt Thompson on the missing parts of news... →
too much focus on “news” and not enough context
Chuck Todd thinks we support the public option... →
Shared by pberry The video at the end is just priceless. Morning Joe literally has no idea what private health insurance does for health care. Hilarious in that oh my fucking god way. On Andrea…
Anthony Weiner Leaves Joe Scarborough Momentarily Speechless When Arguing for Health Care Reform
Judge sets Jan 2010 federal gay marriage trial |... →
Shared by pberry One, it’s not a special class of protection. Second, what the fuck is “responsible” procreation? They say gays and lesbians do not deserve a special class of protection, which is…
The Washington Monthly →
Negotiating health care reform with politicians who oppose health care reform doesn’t make sense.
Fabricating DNA Evidence →
Shared by pberry Inevitable, I suppose. This isn’t good: The scientists fabricated blood and saliva samples containing DNA from a person other than the donor of the blood and saliva. They also…
Did you know... →
…that aside from Norway and Luxembourg, the country that spends the most tax money on healthcare per capita is the United States? Signed, Not Atrios
The Most Patriotic Thing You Can Do →
Shared by pberry Shorter Cuban: If you’re so rich you have to pay a bunch in taxes, shut up. Seeing as how he’s a billionaire and all… Bust your ass and get rich. Make a boatload of money….
Seattle’s Best →
Kat’s cousin in Seattle got a nice write-up in United Hemispheres Magazine. Sweet.
Scientists Worry Machines May Outsmart Man -... →
Shared by pberry Really? Would it be that difficult? As gains are made in artificial intelligence, scientists worry that advances could have dangerous consequences.
Batting Helmet is Safer, but Players Hate the Look... →
Shared by pberry “I’d rather have brain damage than look like a clown.” Way to go, Jeff. “No, I am absolutely not wearing that,” Mets right fielder Jeff Francoeur said with a laugh after seeing…
mark your calendars →
Shared by pberry Dude! The Prids are back! Excellent. Fri, Aug 14: Mortified Sat, Aug 15: SF Drag King Contest @ DNA Lounge Sun, Aug 16: Jill Tracy, Nicki…
CMX music downloads: Its flaws and future | Crave... →
Shared by pberry And that’s a music fact. So let’s put it in black and white right now: if you don’t get standalone, DRM-free MP3s as part of your CMX download, it is absolutely, entirely and…
Steven Soderbergh on HDTV Aspect Ratios for 2.40:1... →
Shared by pberry Well, isn’t that nice and fubar… You thought the pan-and-scan vs. letterboxing wars were over with the move to 16:9 HD TVs? Wrong. Steven Soderbergh, in the DGA Quarterly: …