Muppets: Muppets Give Fox News a One-Two Punch(via... →
Last month, Fox News accused the Muppets of being anti-oil and of pushing a communist agenda in their new movie. Well, during a press conference after the movie’s UK premiere, our fuzzy friends fought back.
Canada Is About To Pass Sopa’s Evil Little... →
Time to get the word out again. livelaughawesome: “I’m a Canadian. We’re a quiet bunch; prone to enjoying hockey, drinking stronger beer than our friends south of the border, and lovers of fries smothered in cheese curds and gravy. We also, apparently, have an inferiority complex when it comes to being evil dirt bags, because we’ve decided to pass our very own version of SOPA up here. Only...
MPAA Directly & Publicly Threatens Politicians Who... →
wilwheaton: Reinforcing the fact that Chris Dodd really does not get what’s happening, and showing just how disgustingly corrupt the MPAA relationship is with politicians, Chris Dodd went on Fox News to explicitly threaten politicians who accept MPAA campaign donations that they’d better pass Hollywood’s favorite legislation… or else: “Those who count on quote ‘Hollywood’ for support need to...
whatever: It’s My Fault For Reading It But Then... →
By John Scalzi The literature articles of Salon.com should come with a warning which states “Best read after jamming an ice pick into your frontal lobe, the better to blunt the pain of screaming entitlement,” and I know that, so really, I’m the asshole here for not having such a tool handy and employing it immediately after linking through to the site. I just want that out there. This is my...
Beautiful Underwater Photography by Alexander... →
Vivid and colorful stuff - go look now.
WIL WHEATON dot TUMBLR: I am not a hacker. →
stryker: But in my recent research, I’ve talked with a lot of them. Not just the “lololol we r legion” kind either. The real deal. Guys who now work for McAfee or run their own security contracting firms. When I asked them about whether further government restrictions on internet behavior,…
You Can't Read This Book: why libel tourists love... →
In an exclusive extract from You Can’t Read This Book, the Observer columnist Nick Cohen presents a damning indictment of how the English legal system helps the wealthy and powerful suppress inconvenient truths (go read it)
The way I see it, there’s a lack of need for any legislation at all. As a...– Tim O’Reilly Tim O’Reilly: Why I’m fighting SOPA — Tech News and Analysis (via fred-wilson)
Google, what were you thinking? →
Has Google forgotten about not being evil, or have they decided that being devious and a bit shitty isn’t really the same thing as being evil (as long as you’re only doing it in Kenya)? Click on the title link, read and draw your own conclusions.
Political cartoon: Mutually Assured Destruction-... →
By RJ Matson, The St. Louis Post Dispatch - 1/10/2012 12:00:00 AM
Steampunk Inspired Gold Plated Chopper Concept Art →
A vision of America's roads →
HERE’S a rather handsome map of the routes, as opposed to the interstates, of the United States designed to resemble the schematic of a subway map. Cameron Booth, an Australian designer, compiled the image (here at full size), which should be viewed together with the similar map he created using the interstates. (Read on…)