Friday, August 26, 2011

I guess they all really do look alike

Baseball players, that is.

Headline/article referring to Jim Thome, picture of Austin Jackson


Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Well, hallelujah!

Of course, politicians of all stripes are not faring well among the public these days. But in data we have recently collected, the Tea Party ranks lower than any of the 23 other groups we asked about — lower than both Republicans and Democrats. It is even less popular than much maligned groups like “atheists” …


Sunday, August 07, 2011

Somewhere, Dunning just high-fived Kruger

I haven't been reading political news these days, for reasons too obvious to spell out, but I couldn't keep my eyes from straying across this blurb on the front page of the NYT:

'Lawmakers questioned whether ratings agencies have the competence to evaluate the country's finances ...'

Assumuing we're not talking about spewing bullshit with a straight face, wrecking the nation in the service of Koch interests, or impersonating jellyfish, the idea of members of Congress questioning anyone's competence …

Full article here, if you must.

(title: vide)

Friday, August 05, 2011


Now, if only we could get this hooked into the Submit button of every web forum.

CAPTCHA which requires you to type in the correct spelling of their/there/they're(embiggen)

Swiped from Geekosystem.

Headline of the Day*

(Assuming you didn't think the previous one was, I mean.)

Flickr’s 6 Billionth Photo is Classy, Somehow Not a Picture of a Cat

The post, which also contains links to the two, three, four, and five billionth photos, is worth a look.

* And I say this despite my view that all cat pictures are classy.


Screenshot: 'DealBook: Kraft Foods, in Split, Is Keeping Oreos but Not Velveeta'

Who knew a giant corporation could show taste?