Sunday, September 05, 2010

Daily Blend: Sunday, September 05, 2010

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Marcia Powell
Marcia Powell
[source: Phoenix New Times]
  • What a Ph.D. looks like. Rather saddening (yet motivating) last panel, though.
    (via Blag Hag)

  • Homeopathic pregnancy prevention: Essence de bébé.
    (via Pharyngula)

  • The numerous ways to be a skeprick.
    (via Pharyngula)

  • Pareidolia diversion; or, how to get rid of fundies during elections.
    (via Friendly Atheist)

  • Woman [pictured] arrested for prostitution, forced to remain in a human cage in the the blistering desert heat for hours and denied water until she dies from heat exposure. County attorney refuses to prosecute the prison staff who killed her. 5 points if you can guess which state and county this happened in. Hint: Her name was Marcia.
    (via @todayspolitics)

  • Newt Gingrich’s new tactic to stop Park51: Have Congress declare Ground Zero a battlefield memorial site. … Which would do absolutely nothing, since the Islamic cultural center is being built two blocks north from the site.

  • Political Irony revisits some of the most brilliant The Daily Show vs. Fox News segments. It’s really quite humbling how a purported comedian at the head of a “fake news show” has more spine and integrity than every single Fox host and anchor combined.

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