Will Clarence Thomas Recuse Himself on Health Care... →
Justice Clarence Thomas’ wife has benefited financially by working against healthcare reform. Mother Jones lays it out.
'Scores defect' from Gaddafi's army →
aljazeera: Eight high-ranking officers and 120 military officials “abandon” armed forces amid growing pressure on Libyan leader.
So, they shut down the L train all weekend. I finally got fed up with it and got a bike on saturday. So glad I did. But I’m not in good enough shape yet to commute to work (that bridge is an asshole). So, like every time I try to get to work early (an hour early or so), I hop on the train at 8:30. Only to have it take 30 minutes to go from Jefferson to Montrose. That’s two stops. It...
House Passes Bill Authorizing an Endless... →
The Republican-led House has passed a defense spending bill Thursday with a number of controversial provisions. If signed into law, the bill would prohibit any non-U.S. citizen suspected of terrorism from receiving a federal trial regardless of where they were arrested. In addition, the bill expands the president’s ability to wage an endless worldwide war against terrorism suspects and against...
brooklynmutt: The Best Of Anthony Weiner Being Awesome Buzzfeed This guy is one of my biggest heroes in politics right now.
You know those NYPD officers who were accused (and... →
Fuck everything about this. And people ask me why I’m nervous around cops. It’s not because I’m holding - I’m not. It’s because I don’t know if they’re corrupt power-hungry shitstains that shoot veterans or rape drunk women, or one of the good guys that actually makes a fucking difference. I hope they’re the latter, but fear that they’re the...
Nyan Cat and Robot Unicorn Attack Combined. Holy... →
topherchris: This is an important development in ridiculousness. AMAZING
worship the glitch: Not cool Urban Outfitters, not... →
wreckandsalvage: imakeshinythings: One of my lovely customers sent me a message today with this link. And here is my United/World of Love line: My heart sank a little bit. The World/United States of Love line that I created is one of the reasons that I was able to quit my full-time job…. Brutal.
Obama chugging 40′s in IRE while tornadoes ravage MO. Very intense show tonight…...– Fox News host Eric Bolling, via twitter. Fox News loves Obama… you mad? (via reallyfoxnews) chugging 40’s…yeah, that’s not racially charged at ALL… (via technipol) I love 40s. I drink Old E 800 with a bendy straw. On my Bushwick roof.
Seam Carving for real-time video retargeting. Changing aspect ratio of video with as little distortion as possible. By using negative weights, you can actually remove important shit from the scene. This is freaky deaky technogological crazy shit, dude. 3 Click the source for a Siggraph 2008 introduction to it, and a link to the original research pdf.
The question of whether computers can think is just like the question of whether...– Edsger W. Dijkstra (via azspot) And whether rationality is human. (via wreckandsalvage) Nah, rationality is just for numbers that can be represented as a fraction.
Oh, crap, Netflix has Twin Peaks on streaming.
La Colombe Torrefaction, a coffee roaster with cafes in New York and...– Haitian Coffee: Brewing Again - WSJ.com La Colombe coverage in WSJ— nice. (via jryu) Very nice. Love their espresso.
It was mistranslated..
They meant the geek would inherit the earth, not the meek.
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suppendapo: Tom Hanks Pickle Sandwich - SUPPENDAPO This is probably the best time ever to dive into our archive of Suppendapo (Supplies for the Pending Apocalypse).
Obama Endorses 1967 Borders for Israel →
winstonwolfe: If Israel were to do this, it would be forced to surrender: The Western Wall Tower of David Church of the Holy Sepulchre Mount of Olives And if it doesn’t figure out how to get fucking along with its goddamn neighbors instead of shitting all over them, … oh, yeah, it doesn’t get any sanctions for that.
Why doesn’t Tumblr preserve tags when you reblog? Seems silly.