Merriman Smith ‘Canceled’ Posthumously

A man most have never heard of is being reassessed more than a half-century after his death.

Walter Mears, 1935-2022

The legendary AP politics reporter is gone at 87.

Joseph Galloway, 1941-2021

A legendary journalist is gone.

Ratfucking the Democratic Primaries?

There’s a campaign to encourage anti-Trump Republicans and independents to vote in New Hampshire.

OTB Caption Contest Winners

The Hassan Chop Edition OTB Caption ContestTM is now over.

Arnaud de Borchgrave Dead at 88

The intrepid foreign correspondent and editor Arnaud de Borchgrave has died, aged 88, of cancer.

British Ban Teaching Creationism As Science, Should The U.S. Do The Same?

It is now illegal to teach creationism as science in the United Kingdom in any school, public or private, that receives public funding.

On the Crimean Referendum

More on the pending referendum and some thoughts on elections in authoritarian contexts.

McDonald’s Burger Lasts 14 Years (Just Like All Burgers)

A McDonald’s hamburger has been in a man’s car trunk since 1999. It still looks and smells the same as the day he bought it, minus the pickle.

Why Are Sales Of Desktop PC’s Slowing?

Desktop PC sales fell by nearly 14% in the first quarter, continuing an ongoing trend. There are many reasons this is happening.

Alabama Utility Crews Turned Away From Sandy Relief: Not Union [UPDATE: Not Exactly]

Utility crews from Alabama traveled to New Jersey to help get the power back on. They were turned away on account of not being unionized.

OTB Caption Contest Winners

The Chicago Style Edition OTB Caption ContestTM is now over.

OTB Caption Contest

Time for the Thursday OTB Caption ContestTM

OTB Caption Contest Winners

The La Brea Carpets Edition OTB Caption ContestTM is now over.

OTB Caption Contest

Time for the Thursday OTB Caption ContestTM

OTB Caption Contest Winners

The Employer In Chief Edition OTB Caption ContestTM is now over.

OTB Caption Contest

Time for the Monday OTB Caption ContestTM

Family: Osama bin Laden Executed

Safia bin Laden says that her infamous father was caught alive by U.S. forces and murdered in cold blood.

Facebook For Scientists

Scientists have discovered that the Internet could be a useful collaborate tool.

Former White House Correspondents President: Fox News Seating ‘A Travesty’

Should FOX News, which is obviously pro-Republican, have a front row seat in the White House press room? Of course.

Palestinian Coup