Sunday, August 29, 2010

Daily Blend: Sunday, August 29, 2010

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[source: Boing Boing]
  • Jen McCreight at Blag Hag explains (somewhat optimistically) how busting Dr. Marc Hauser, leading researcher on the evolution of morality who was terminated as a result of scientific misconduct including fabrication of data, actually serves to show how science is such a wonderful, self-correcting system.

  • Sarah Jones at Politicususa watches and comments on the Beck/Palin rally so you don’t have to. (Not that you would, anyway. Right?)
    (via @todayspolitics)

  • How your toilet habits may be giving you hemorrhoids! Makes sense to me. The more you know.
    (via The Agitator)

  • Food critic vs. Nutraloaf [pictured]. Or, when prison food is so bad that it’s practically considered cruel and unusual punishment in itself.
    (via The Agitator)

  • A quadrillion, to scale. Or when cubic millimeter cubes grow bigger than a skyscraper.
    (via The Agitator)

  • Newfondland! U2 boats! Young, nearly naked GIs with strap-ons! Oh, Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN), you’re the gift that Just. Keeps. Giving.
    (via Uzza)

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