Fri, 5:34 pm

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Of all the songs written for all of the holidays, none is better than "Monster Mash."


Fri, 4:55 pm

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The never-terribly-probable hacking story from Sharyl Attkisson wasn't helped by producing the video.


Fri, 1:52 pm

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Taking time while on the run from the law to groom a goatee should result in additional charges.


Fri, 1:48 pm

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I, too, am not a parakeet.


Fri, 11:57 am

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I am yer guest host over at "Name That Data" today, so go look at that.


Fri, 11:29 am

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How and why campaigns try to guilt you into voting, if it works, and how PACs make it worse.


Fri, 11:10 am

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Halloween candy was cheaper 50 years ago.


Fri, 11:03 am

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Intellectual credibility is valuable.


Fri, 9:46 am

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Sometimes Gawker is really great.


Fri, 8:35 am

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Campaigns know how to target voters precisely. They just don't have enough to target them with.


Fri, 8:23 am

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In case your celebrity obsession is unbound by the constraints of lifespans.


Thursday

Thu, 8:49 pm

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Timelapse of a hot air balloon festival in New Mexico.


Thu, 8:18 pm

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Well, this was almost a pretty big mistake.


Thu, 8:14 pm

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538 gives the Knicks a perhaps-optimistic zero-percent chance of winning the championship.

I mean, I knew the Knicks could win *one* game in a season.

The Knicks are .500. They've been .500 25 times since 1946. Here's how every season has gone from Game One.

Knicks seasons

(.500 after two games. They've been undefeated 23 times and winless 20 times.)

haha I fucking TK'd a tweet, time for bed

(the TK was "25")


Thu, 7:59 pm

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You can try to go highbrow, but I know puppy pics when I see them.

Via @lauraolin. [ Also from @lauraolin. ]


Thu, 7:54 pm

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The New York Times use to have slightly different editorial standards.


Thu, 7:51 pm

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Postcards depicting the homes of early Hollywood stars.

Via @slatevault. [ Also from @slatevault. ]


Thu, 7:48 pm

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A Steve Zissou trailer in the manner of The Shining is surprisingly effective.


Thu, 7:46 pm

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A town in Belarus discovers that the foundations of its houses are old Jewish tombstones.


Thu, 7:25 pm

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Kowloon City, drawn in cross-section.


Thu, 5:41 pm

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A very good essay the offers a different lens for viewing gender and racial harassment.

Via @drgrist. [ Also from @drgrist. ]


Thu, 4:49 pm

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Why the tone of appeals to black voters has shifted.


Thu, 4:05 pm

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I saw a graph in a campaign ad so I decided to fact-check a bunch of graphs in a bunch of ads, the end.


Thu, 11:48 am

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Dodd-Frank as "Obamacare for banks," and a possible preview of Mitch McConnell's Senate.


Thu, 11:35 am

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As far as I can tell, the only thing chief economists at Stern Agee do is dictate emails to be sent to journalists.


Thu, 10:23 am

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We could have aired every episode of Jeopardy ever -- twice -- for as much airtime as has been spent on Senate ads.


Thu, 10:13 am

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This psychic cat really knows politics.

Via @j_fuller. [ Also from @j_fuller. ]


Thu, 8:58 am

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A tour of the Paris catacombs.


Thu, 8:41 am

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The story Democrats will be printing out and keeping under their pillows for the next five nights.


Thu, 8:29 am

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How we know non-symptomatic people don't transmit Ebola.

Via @johnmcquaid. [ Also from @johnmcquaid. ]


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