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Has dark matter finally been detected? | Science | The Guardian

Has dark matter finally been detected? | Science | The Guardian.

Energy-efficient traffic lights can’t melt snow – Yahoo! News

Energy-efficient traffic lights can’t melt snow – Yahoo! News.

FiveThirtyEight: Politics Done Right: 20 Questions, 20 Responses

FiveThirtyEight: Politics Done Right: 20 Questions, 20 Responses.

Excellent, in-depth discussion of the health care bill as it stands right now in the Senate.

YouTube – Tape Measure Trick

YouTube – Tape Measure Trick.

Dragonsden Comics » Blog Archive » Cary Grant and Tori

Dragonsden Comics » Blog Archive » Cary Grant and Tori.

Wary Book Publishers Are Fighting the Future – Bits Blog – NYTimes.com

Wary Book Publishers Are Fighting the Future – Bits Blog – NYTimes.com.

The Queen upgrades staff Christmas gift in sign of recession recovery – Telegraph

The Queen upgrades staff Christmas gift in sign of recession recovery – Telegraph.

Rodenator Pro® Pest Control Videos @ Rodenator

Rodenator Pro® Pest Control Videos @ Rodenator.

MilkandCookies – SnugWow!

MilkandCookies – SnugWow!.

Toyota Will Sell Plug-In Hybrid Prius in 2011, Urban Commuter Electric Car in 2012 : TreeHugger

Toyota Will Sell Plug-In Hybrid Prius in 2011, Urban Commuter Electric Car in 2012 : TreeHugger.

Why Are Europeans White? (E1) – a knol by Frank W Sweet

Why Are Europeans White? (E1) – a knol by Frank W Sweet.

Cowboys Stadium 3D scoreboard experiment doesn’t go so well, turned off in less than seven minutes — Engadget

Cowboys Stadium 3D scoreboard experiment doesn’t go so well, turned off in less than seven minutes — Engadget.

Shawinigan Handshake

Shawinigan Handshake – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Berlusconi is a wimp. See how real prime ministers handle protesters.

Edmonton was the second coldest inhabited place in the world last night : canada

Edmonton was the second coldest inhabited place in the world last night : canada.

YouTube – The best bloopers ever

YouTube – The best bloopers ever.

Daily Kos: (Updated because I could) Taibbi is factually wrong on Obama’s economic team

Daily Kos: (Updated because I could) Taibbi is factually wrong on Obama’s economic team.

And the rebuttal to the piece I just posted.

Obama’s Big Sellout : Rolling Stone

Geithner, in other words, is hired to head the U.S. Treasury by an executive from Citigroup — Michael Froman — before the ink is even dry on a massive government giveaway to Citigroup that Geithner himself was instrumental in delivering.

via Obama’s Big Sellout : Rolling Stone.

The Secret Diary of Steve Jobs : A not-so-brief chat with Randall Stephenson of AT&T

The Secret Diary of Steve Jobs : A not-so-brief chat with Randall Stephenson of AT&T.

Some rough language (as always with Fake Steve Jobs) but it’s a masterful piece of writing.

Sketchy Santas

Sketchy Santas.

Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal: Each generation

Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal.

YouTube – David Lynch on iPhone

YouTube – David Lynch on iPhone.

YouTube – Why Email Was Invented

YouTube – Why Email Was Invented.

Schneier on Security: My Reaction to Eric Schmidt

Too many wrongly characterize the debate as “security versus privacy.” The real choice is liberty versus control. Tyranny, whether it arises under threat of foreign physical attack or under constant domestic authoritative scrutiny, is still tyranny. Liberty requires security without intrusion, security plus privacy. Widespread police surveillance is the very definition of a police state. And that’s why we should champion privacy even when we have nothing to hide.

via Schneier on Security: My Reaction to Eric Schmidt.

The barf-worthy safety standards for school-lunch meat Boing Boing

McDonald’s, Burger King and Costco, for instance, are far more rigorous in checking for bacteria and dangerous pathogens. They test the ground beef they buy five to 10 times more often than the USDA tests beef made for schools during a typical production day.

via The barf-worthy safety standards for school-lunch meat Boing Boing.

Dinosaur Comics – December 9th, 2009 – awesome fun times!

Dinosaur Comics – December 9th, 2009 – awesome fun times!.

Au Pied de Cochon

Au Pied de Cochon.

Apparently, you can get foie gras poutine here.

New Study Reveals Most Children Unrepentant Sociopaths

New Study Reveals Most Children Unrepentant Sociopaths | The Onion – America’s Finest News Source.

YouTube – Ryan Williams – Virginia Tech – 2009 Highlight Reel

YouTube – Ryan Williams – Virginia Tech – 2009 Highlight Reel.

Here’s a look at the redshirt freshman running back who is going to give Tennessee fits in the Chick-Fil-A Bowl. He rushed for over 1500 yards this season.

O Holy Night

The Sneeze – Half zine. Half blog. Half not good with fractions..

OpEdNews – Article: Giant Organic Livestock Operation Decertified by USDA

Promiseland, a multimillion dollar operation with facilities in Missouri and Nebraska, including over 13,000 acres of crop land, and managing 22,000 head of beef and dairy cattle, had been accused of multiple improprieties in formal legal complaints, including not feeding organic grain to cattle, selling fraudulent organic feed and “laundering” conventional cattle as organic.

via OpEdNews – Article: Giant Organic Livestock Operation Decertified by USDA.