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Why I love IDW: Dave Stevens, Wally Wood, Jack Kirby, Darwyn Cooke

3 weeks agoOdd : Boing Boing

In this episode of Gweek, I spoke with Ted Adams the head of IDW, which publishes high-quality reproductions of original comic book art by greats such as Dave Stevens, Jack Kirby, Wally Wood, and Frank Frazetta. Brought to you by Stamps.com -- get a $110 sign-up bonus with the offer code GWEEK! Read the rest

The most corrupt states are mostly—surprise!—Red (and mostly white ... but not blue)

Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens, exiting courthouse after being found guilty of corruption charges. So how shocked are you that the nation's most corrupt states also happen to be some of the GOP's most reliable states? An academic study of public...Show More Summary

How people in rural Alaska get their groceries: Courtesy USPS

The Alaska Bypass was created 33 years ago by the late senator Ted Stevens (R-Alaska), a system that requires the U.S. Postal Service to ship groceries and other consumer goods to the remote outposts known as the bush. But as the Postal Service loses billions of dollars a year, the program, with its winners and losers, is coming […]

Evening Report for June 25, 2014

Steven Levy‘s joining Medium to edit its new technology site. “Levy is the highest-profile writer to join Medium full time,” notes David Carr. (nytimes.com) | (medium.com) David Sirota and Ted Rall are out at Pando Daily. (facebook.com) | (gawker.com) Chicago Tribune expands its Opinion section. (chicagotribune.com) | (robertfeder.com) Gawker (apparently) is … Read More

Ted Cruz speaks at 'Defense of Marriage' rally hosted by rabid anti-gay crackpot

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

No, a different rabid anti-gay group. No, not that one either... the Texas one... Hey look, it's Ted Cruz. Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz spoke at an anti-gay marriage rally on Thursday hosted by Steven Hotze, a controversial doctorShow More Summary

Ted Cruz Addresses Rally Organized By Doctor Who Says Gays Recruit Children

Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz Cruz spoke at an anti-gay marriage rally on Thursday hosted by Steven Hotze, a controversial doctor who has told women that birth control would make them unappealing to men and has warned that equality for gays would be a stepping stone to child molestation. Show More Summary

The Tragic Story Of A Lawyer Who Killed Himself After A Botched Prosecution

A new book about prosecutorial misconduct opens with a grisly story about the suicide of Nicholas Marsh, a prosecutor involved in the botched case against Senator Ted Stevens. Marsh, 37, was being investigated for possible misconduct in the Stevens case when he slashed his wrists and hanged himself in Washington, D.C. Show More Summary

Sen. Cruz Praises Former Justice Stevens at Senate Hearing

Retired Justice John Paul Stevens, once the leader of the Supreme Court's liberal wing, received praise from an unexpected source when he appeared before a Senate committee Wednesday to discuss campaign-finance law: Sen. Ted Cruz, the tea-party firebrand from Texas.

Newark Museum names Sonnet Takahisa as Deputy Director of Education

4 months agoArts : Artdaily

Newark Museum Director and Chief Executive Officer Steven Kern has announced the appointment of Sonnet Takahisa as Deputy Director of Education, succeeding Ted Lind who retired in 2013. ?Sonnet brings an impressive record of innovation to the Newark Museum,? Kern said. Show More Summary

ROLL CALL: FBI Agent ‘Severely Disciplined’ for Misconduct in Ted Stevens Case, Director Says. …

ROLL CALL: FBI Agent ‘Severely Disciplined’ for Misconduct in Ted Stevens Case, Director Says. FBI Director James Comey told a Senate subcommittee Thursday that an agent faced discipline for conduct related to the investigation of late Sen. Ted Stevens. Comey was ready for a line of questioning from Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski about the FBI’s [...]

A new GOP kingmaker?

In 2008, the GOP in Alaska, hobbled by the trial of incumbent Sen. Ted Stevens, lost the Senate seat to Democrat Mark Begich, who like so many Democrats sold himself as an independent-minded moderate. Then in 2010, tea party candidate Joe Miller failed to oust incumbent Lisa Murkowski, who kept her seat by running as a write-in […]

Achieving The Rise Of Flow: An Interview With Steven Kotler

Ted Ligety Two years before he stood on the Sochi Olympics podium with a gold medal around his neck, alpine skier Ted Ligety took a trip to Alaska. There was no qualifying race or Team USA training session, but rather a heli-skiing trek in the Chugach Mountains with a film crew from Warren Miller Entertainment. Show More Summary

Thursday in Boulder: The Dynamic Duo

(Steven Hayward) No, not that dynamic duo that runs around in underwear and capes; I mean the dynamic duo of Ted Nordhaus and Michael Shellenberger of the Breakthrough Institute.  I’ve noted them many times before here on Power LineShow More Summary

Criminal Discovery Reformers Honored as "Constitutional Champions"

In April 2009, less than six months after a jury found Senator Ted Stevens (R-AK) guilty of making false statements, a federal judge set aside that guilty verdict and dismissed all charges against him. The judge in the case felt compelled...Show More Summary

A new way to grow bone: TED Talk

Molly Stevens had a great TED talk about a new way to grow bone. What does it take to regrow bone in mass quantities? Typical bone regeneration — wherein bone is taken from a patient’s hip and grafted onto damaged bone elsewhere in the body — is limited and can cause great pain just a […]

Head of GOP Anti-Tea Party Group: Ted Cruz Should Leave Party

The leader of a super PAC that is using donations from labor unions to wage war on the Tea Party went on MSNBC to say that Sen. Ted Cruz should leave the Republican party. Former Rep. Steven LaTourette is a member in the establishment's war on the Tea Party. Show More Summary

Sarah Palin Should Sell Tea

(Steven Hayward) If a liberal were stuck on a life raft with Sarah Palin and Ted Cruz (as a proxy for the Tea Party), who would she try to shove off first?  Trick question: the answer is neither, because conventional wisdom among the media and the Left (but I repeat...) is that Palin and the Tea Party are both damaging to the Republican Party. Well guess what mom?  Two

“The Pursuit Of Ignorance”

That’s how neuroscientist Steven Firestein describes the meaning of science in the above TED talk, rejecting, as Ayun Halliday puts it, “any metaphor that likens the goal of science to completing a puzzle, peeling an onion, or peeking beneath the surface to view an iceberg in its entirety.” Halliday continues: Such comparisons suggest a future […]

CNBC Host: Wouldn’t It Be Funny If We Played Mexican Music While We Talk About Ted Cruz?

In the midst of a segment in which the analysts were preparing to blame Ted Cruz for a disappointing national jobs report (because that’s fair, right?), talking head Steven Liesman decided it would be hilarious if they played Mexican music while Senator Cruz’s face was on the screen. Because Cruz is a Mexican. Get it?...

Scary Bananas? Yes

(Steven Hayward) Most of the lavishly produced TED Talks skew left or are at least relentlessly trendy.  But here’s one by South African journalist Ivo Vegter that is well worth its 17 minute length. Vergter has written a book called Extreme Environment: How Environmental Exaggeration Harms Emerging Economies. Show More Summary

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