If we go by the typical standard metrics by which cosplay is judged, you might say this cosplay isn't very good. That it's bad. Or even terrible. But those standards don't matter. This is totally wonderful, incredibly creative, and utterly brilliant. Read more...
Automatic license plate readers (ALPRs) are pretty much standard operating equipment for law enforcement agencies across the nation. Even if the ill-timed attempt to create a national license plate database was recently killed by DHS/ICE...Show More Summary
Last night's season finale of The Bachelor was bizarre, even by that show's standards. Juan Pablo -- presumably -- told one of his two final girlfriends, on their final date, that he barely knew her, but loved "fcking her." After expressing...Show More Summary
ByGary Jakacky: Last year it was so simple! Stocks rose because the economic recovery, while slow by historical standards, persisted even against "headwinds" caused by sequestration and the taper. Bonds fell because demand for capital raised interest rates. Show More Summary
Even by NASA standards, the newest mission in search of life on other planets is really, really complicated. Loaded with literal moving parts, NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope—“JWST” for short—is as ambitious as it is technically challenging. Show More Summary
Last week, I spoke alongside Nigel Farage in a debate about immigration organised by the Evening Standard. It was good fun, as you’d expect, with David Lammy, Tessa Jowell and… Continue reading The post Nigel Farage keeps on about EU migration, but non-EU migration is the greater problem appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Family Guy is back, and as awkwardly hilarious as ever. Even by Family Guy standards, Seth MacFarlane and his team outdid themselves this time out. The crux of Sunday night's Family Guy Season 12 Episode 13 was Peter's mom passing away. Show More Summary
A new standard could mean a single disc can store 300 GB or even 1 TB. That could help companies with huge piles of data keep it all on hand more efficiently.
Jeez. Even by his own insan-o standards, the illimitable entity known as “Robert Pollard-and-whoever-the-other-guys-in-Guided-by-Voices-happen-to-be-today” sure seems to be getting guided by a whole fuckton of a lot of voices right about now. Show More Summary
Nicki Minaj is no stranger to sexy social media antics but the random post-shower pics she shared on Instagram today (March 5) are pretty shameless even by her standards. The femcee poses topless in the happy snaps with only her wet hair for coverage. Don’t get me wrong, the “Lookin Ass Ngga” rap diva looks... More »
Another Obamacare delay: The administration announced today that insurers can wait until 2016 or even beyond to cancel policies that don’t pass the law’s standards, a move that is being widely depicted as a political effort to spare Dems in the 2014 midterms. Read Sam Baker’s explanation. This will probably impact a dwindling number of people, […]
Dance Moms Season 4 Episode 10 showed that Abby Lee Miller is the one in charge. Which we realize sounds awfully obvious, but even by her standards. The Beast of Lifetime exerted even more power than usual this week. How? At the pyramid...Show More Summary
Whenever a scandal of sufficient magnitude arises at a bank, it's standard practice to hire an "independent" third party to conduct an investigation and give a report to senior management and the board. But now even bank friendly regulators are starting to suspect that banks are hiring attorneys do to this work, not to come clean, but to facilitate a cover-up.
by Jia Tolentino If, of course (big if!) we are lucky enough that they are still around. Grandfathers too. Or even just our parents, I don't even do that enough either! Casey N. Cep wrote this beautiful thing for Pacific Standard about...Show More Summary
The evening of June 23, 2005, wasn't especially hot in New York City, at least by historical standards. The day's high was a mere 79 degrees, slightly below average for late June, and well below the record for the day of 96. But inside...
Appearing on comedian Bill Maher’s program Friday evening, Weekly Standard editor Bill Kristol ripped the host’s claim that the Tea Party movement was spawned five years ago just because President Barack Obama is black. Maher had originally...Show More Summary
Fox News host and media critic Howard Kurtz on Sunday lashed out at Comedy Central's Stephen Colbert, who had recently mocked his report on Hillary Clinton's age. "That's right. Fox news is ready to project that in the 2016 presidential...Show More Summary
Three Fools take to the air to discuss the prospects for the riskiest film bet in Marvel Studios history.
Stephen Colbert really hit a nerve. The comedian mocked Howard Kurtz’s report on “growing concerns” over Hillary Clinton’s age the other day, earning a rebuke from Kurtz last Friday. But the Media Buzz host wasn’t done. On his own show Sunday morning, Kurtz fired back at Colbert for mischaracterizing his report. RELATED: Charlie Cook Wonders [...]