Thursday, June 28, 2012

Daily Blend: Thursday, July 28, 2012

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Giant Japanese robot
Mecha. RL. Srsly.

Sweet: Blogger (in Draft) now allows custom post permalinks (URLs), which the perspicacious observer may note I’ve already put to use for recent posts.

  • Shocker: U.S.’s search warrants in its witch hunt against MegaUpload ruled illegal by a New Zealand court.

  • Didn’t see that coming: Notorious “ex-gay” Christianist group Exodus International denounces gay deconversion therapy.
    (via Right Wing Watch)

  • Chuck Norris apparently has a thing for plagiarism (and ghost-writing).
    (via Dispatches from the Culture Wars)

  • Is Japan building a real-life giant Gundam-style mecha [pictured] for civil defense? (Why, yes.)

  • I Side With: Which U.S. presidential candidate best matches your policies? (I’m apparently tied at 87% with Obama and Green Party’s Jill Stein.)
    (via Joe. My. God.)

  • Oldie but goodie: “While chronic leukemia was reportedly worried about how its association with the Republican Party would affect its public image […]
    (via Joe. My. God.)

  • If you have any story suggestions, feel free to leave them in the comments or send them in.