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Little Kids Cursing

Saul Degraw looks into the latest viral message/ad to hit social media

Fantasy Football Week 7 In Review And NFL Open Thread

George R.R. Martin hates the Patriots. This is something you learn from the internet.

Ottawa Shootings

As many of you are certainly aware of by now, there have been multiple shootings in Ottawa, my hometown. The shootings occurred at the War Memorial and at Parliament Hill. The downtown core is in locked down. Buildings are being evacuated and people are being ushered further and further away. For those who might be…

Pistols at Dawn

Applications for the House of Lords are now Open to the Ordinary Times Public.

When Superheroes Get Real

Dennis Sanders notes that for a short time, there was an animated series based on comic book characters that was as intense and real as any live action drama. It was acclaimed by critics and fans alike. So of course, DC Comics had to kill it.

Michael Jordan upside down?

Nike seems to think so  Being a bit of a fitness geek, stories like this pique my interest.   Can a one-arm handstand ever be mistaken for a basketball slam-dunk? Nike says yes, and the global sneaker maker is suing CrossFit CityPlace in West Palm Beach over CrossFit’s one-arm handstand logo. The shoe, apparel and…

A Devil on Each Shoulder: Oregon’s Race for Governor

Oregon's gubernatorial race creates an interesting electoral Kobayashi Maru test. by Tod Kelly

Neoliberalism, My Way

A treatise and conversation starter from Gabriel Conroy.

Two-Thirds of Supreme Court Justices Okay With Defendant Going To Prison For A Crime He Didn’t Commit

Reason’s invaluable Hit and Run has a blog post about Jones vs. United States, a crack cocaine sentencing case. The Supreme Court has declined to hear the case and, in what is described as “a rare dissent”, Scalia writes a dissent saying, effectively, “what the hell? We SHOULD hear this case!” Read his dissent here.…

0 PPM CO2?

From an article about prospective carbon capture technology comes this gem. we’re going to far exceed any safe limit for CO2, if there is one. If there is a safe level of CO2? I’m going to attribute that to what I call the Gerald Ford rule of public speaking: the more often you talk in…

Privilege and Courage: A Place-Holder

I have some thoughts I'd like to share with you about the Dropbox dudebros, and medical missionaries, and privilege, and courage. But not just yet.

Double Standards at the New York Times

BREAKING: Getting an iPhone 6 for $199 requires a two-year contract


Dead Snow, if you weren't aware, was one of those high concept splat films: You're in Norway. You're skiing. YOU FIND NAZI ZOMBIES. Well, there's a sequel.

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