The PDF released by the White House shows no sign of digital manipulation or...– After Birth - The Hacker Factor Blog
Growing up, Bynum cracked open telephones so he could examine the circuitry and...– Well, shit. Now I’m going to have to root for the Lakers. (Sports Illustrated, via got ‘em, coach)
Guess who's back. Back again. Cheney's back.... →
Dick Cheney returns to review Game of Thrones for This Recording. Excited about this.
The Truth About Race, Religion, And The Honor Code... →
“Since 1993, according to our research, at least 70 athletes have been suspended, dismissed, put on probation, or forced to withdraw from their teams or the school after running afoul of the honor code. Fifty-four of them, or nearly 80 percent, are minorities. Forty-one, or almost 60 percent, are black men….[A]round 23 percent of the athletes are minorities, according to the...
In Stanley Kubrick’s motion picture 2001: A Space Odyssey, Heywood Floyd,...– 2001: A False Flag Odyssey What the what.
"You may know me as a person who has an interest... →
All of this.
After a couple years at Facebook, Hammerbacher grew restless. He figured that...– This Tech Bubble Is Different I did not really expect this from BusinessWeek.
Scott Adams busted as a MetaFilter sock-puppeteer →
And as commenters point out, he’s also done it on reddit, although he was never called on it. (ETA: It looks like Gawker has this too. Adrian Chen works fast.)
69 love songs, ranked. →
An utterly ridiculous troll.
In an interview with the New York Times, Pedro Martinez said he wants to return...– Pedro: Boston ‘suitable’ for return - Boston.com This is the ultimate Red Sox panic story.
I’ve got jury duty Wednesday. I’ve been called 3 times in six years and always had to appear. In 2005 I spent close to two months on an asbestos jury. It was a reasonably good experience — I learned a bunch of things, oddly enough, and made some friends that I still keep in touch with. (We started going out drinking every night during our week-long deliberation.) But six...
I have a pretty good video of my son (nearly two) and I reading “Goonight, Moon” together, with him shouting most of the nouns and me reading the rest. But the last 30 seconds of it is just him shouting “GOODNIGHT COCK” over and over again, so, nope, nobody gets to see it.
skeetonmischa: From my time there, I felt that Europe was a continent that got shit done. At Intermache, a large French super market chain, there are no plastic or paper bags for your groceries. You have to bring your own bag and if you don’t bring your own bag, you look like an asshole. I didn’t want to be an asshole so I bought an Intermache bag. In California, we’ve been trying, for who knows...
The ambitious plan by House Republicans would limit federal spending,...– One of these things is not like the other.
The conventional wisdom seems hung up on the idea that “opt in” must...– Does the Google Books Settlement set the stage for a congressional intervention? | Capital New York
Superman’s job is to fight for and inspire those who cannot fight for...– Superman 2000 pitch. (via jordangibson) If you’ve never read the Superman 2000 pitch, by Grant Morrison, Mark Waid, Mark Millar, and Tom Peyer, I can’t recommend it enough. Someone sent me a copy a few years ago, but now it’s available online for everyone, especially you. Most of the ideas and...