Google Docs adds free OCR conversion API →
Shared by pberry The folks behind ImageNow might have crapped their pants. throw it into the OCR toolbox
It's the Savings Stupid →
As Atrios mentioned in an earlier thread, the CBO estimated that a public option would save the country billions. The Republicans, talking heads, and some Democrats, have focused intensely on the…
Marginal Revolution: Sobering Reality →
Shared by pberry One of those “the more things change the more they stay the same” post? Marginal Revolution: Sobering Reality
Eight Automotive Myths We Choose To Believe [Car... →
Shared by pberry Myth #8 is my favorite because I’m a true believer in manual transmissions. Eight Automotive Myths We Choose To Believe [Car Culture]: Shared by War2D2 “Yes, there’s way too…
Newsmax columnist: Military coup "to resolve... →
Okay, what the fuck are these people on?
Meg Whitman: "My Voting Record... Is... →
Shared by pberry This is going to become more common, kinda like people smoking pot. Lots of people are coming into politics without having been groomed their entire lives for office. So of course…
The Satanic Sluts Fire Show on Flickr - Photo... →
Infamous all girl dance troupe performing a fire show at the Dark Mills Festival 2009, Merton Abbey, UK
iPhone Development: A Sense of Entitlement:... →
This kind of immature sense of entitlement should not be coddled or put up with. People whining about the cost of the upgrade should be told in no uncertain terms that they are acting like fucking…
The Irony of Liz Cheney | TAPPED Archive | The... →
I’m pretty sure 24 is mandatory viewing in the Cheney household.
Kirk Cameron Stands Behind Controversial Darwin... →
Shared by pberry If you think The Origin of Species was written to strip people of their faith, you’re an idiot. It’s really as simple as that. But the Growing Pains star says he’d be okay if his…
Schneier on Security: Ass Bomber →
For years, I have made the joke about Richard Reid: “Just be glad that he wasn’t the underwear bomber.” Now, sadly, we have an example of one.
Why capitalism fails - The Boston Globe →
It “fails” for the same reason all the other -isms fail…people.
#50. Prohibitively Expensive - The Red Phone -... →
Art, Technology, and Politics
FiveThirtyEight: Politics Done Right: Strategic... →
Shared by pberry You don’t really want Nate Silver tearing apart your numbers… FiveThirtyEight: Politics Done Right: Strategic Vision Polls Exhibit Unusual Patterns, Possibly Indicating Fraud
Bikini Coffee Shops? Why I never. →
Shared by pberry Talk about your rough undercover jobs… Five Everett bikini baristas charged with prostitution Investigators saw the women expose their crotches, lick whipped cream off…
Wild Life Expert Says Let the Pandas Die - ABC... →
Shared by pberry What a horrible question! We should at least kill them for food and use their fur for “authentic” Halloween costumes. Simply “letting them die” would be…wasteful. Naturalist…
Honda's U3-X Personal Mobility Device is the... →
Jeff would hate this…where’s the challenge?!
90-minute warning - Paul Krugman Blog -... →
Shared by pberry Touché Palin on the world economy or Gaddafi on world peace — whats more surreal?
The Walk to Cure Lupus →
Shared by pberry It’s never Lupus though! I’ll be participating in the Walk to Cure Lupus for the third year in a row this year. You can see my post from last year about the walk. I’m…
Delay: The GOP "leaderless" →
Shared by pberry Someone please tell me which of Obama’s policies are “radical”, besides his surfing abilities. Tom DeLay, taking a break from shaking his booty. Shaking his head with…
Census Data Show Recession-Driven Changes -... →
Shared by pberry Hey, the internment camp data is in! A smaller share of Americans married, drove to work alone, owned a home or moved last year.
#48. Don't Cry for Me, Ahmadinejad →
You’re just going to have to imagine that Barack’s phone is red in this one. I needed the extra space. Click it for bigger.
Seriously Microsoft, a Guru in your retail stores?... →
Shared by pberry As usual, reality gives The Onion some serious competition. I really need to stop being so surprised at the lengths companies will go to to copy the success of Apple’s products,…
The TV Watch - For President, Five Programs, One... →
Shared by pberry Yeah, well…he didn’t talk to The Onion either and The Onion is a far superior news organization. When he was not talking about Acorn, Mr. Wallace bemoaned the presidential…
Op-Ed Contributor - Last Words - NYTimes.com →
Shared by pberry Last words from folks executed in Texas. I said I was going to tell a joke. Death has set me free. That’s the biggest joke.
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Meet the Press with Barack Obama - September 20,... →
Shared by pberry Another classic Meet the Press September 20, 2009 Guests: Barack Obama Eugene Robinson Roger Simon ***************** Gregory: welcome and thank you for coming President Barack -…
This Week with George Stephanolopous with Barack... →
This Week with George Stephanolopous September 20, 2009 Guest: President Barack Obama **************** Stephanolopous: are you going to raise taxes on middle class families? Obama: the blood…
Movie Review - Jennifer's Body - Hell Is... →
Shared by pberry I doubt even that can save it. It has sex, swearing and buckets of blood.
45,000 deaths attributable to uninsurance →
Shared by pberry HOLY FUCK! DETH PANELS! Health Insurance and Mortality in US Adults By Andrew P. Wilper, MD, MPH, Stefﬁe Woolhandler, MD, MPH, Karen E. Lasser, MD, MPH, Danny McCormick, MD,…
Twisted vs. Tornado: You're Both Idiots →
Shared by pberry What? Putting a value on time! UNPOSSIBLE First, a message to bloggers. If you’ve got the bright idea to try some new kind of benchmark that pits Twisted against…
What if Kanye West is Retarded? | Cracked.com →
The question we have to ask, then, is “What if Kanye West is retarded?” and everything Kanye’s ever said and done takes on an entirely different context when you view it through this new lens.
#47. A Farewell Kiss, You Dog →
Desperately Seeking Hitler →
I think the great failure of the Right since their awesome adventure in Iraq has been to create a new Hitler for us to fear and fight. They tried with Iran, but didn’t quite manage. Their hero…
Music publishers: iTunes not paying fair share |... →
Shared by pberry I say go for it. Just keep ramping up the price to show people the “true cost” and watch the sales continue to plummet. Meanwhile, bands like NIN and Metric will sell their music…
BBC NEWS | UK | Bermuda Triangle plane mystery... →
Shared by pberry The cover-up continues… A BBC investigation uncovers new evidence to explain the loss of two British planes that disappeared over the so-called Bermuda Triangle more than 50…
Tea Party Protesters Protest D.C. Metro Service -... →
Shared by pberry Irony? What’s that? Rep. Kevin Brady called for a government investigation into whether the government-run subway system adequately prepared for this weekend’s rally to protest…
Scientists cure colorblindness in monkeys with... →
Shared by pberry Okay, I knew this kind of stuff was coming…but that doesn’t make it any less OH MY FUCKING GOD THAT’S CREEPY exciting news, since I’m red-green colorblind, along with 8% of…
No More Foolin' Around →
I just finished a big (secret) project that was taking up most of my time over the summer. I won’t promise any miracles (I’m not Wishydig, after all), but I will be updating again, as of now. …
I, for one, don't care to see any more... →
I, for one, don’t care to see any more headlines about Kanye.
snickerdoodles | smitten kitchen →
A home cooking weblog from a tiny kitchen in New York City, with a focus on simplifying daunting recipes and being fearless in the kitchen.
Teaching computers to read: Google acquires... →
Shared by pberry and there was much rejoicing on 4chan The image above is a CAPTCHA — you can read it, but computers have a harder time interpreting the letters. We tried to make it hard…
Stormtroopers' 9/11 →
Because Flying Really Sucks? →
Obviously the recession has much to do with it, but I do wish it would occur to our great captains of the airline industry that one reason people are flying less is that it the experience has…
If Lottery Tickets Told the Truth →