Monday, August 27, 2012

Daily Blend: Monday, August 27, 2012

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Reince Priebus (Chairman, Republican National Committee)
Reince Priebus
  • Wow: All nine bystanders who were injured during the recent Empire State Building shooting were hit by police. (But I’m sure random nobodies with conceal carry licenses would do much better!)

  • This year marks a new all-time record low for Arctic sea ice extent. But I’m sure it’s totally just a fluke, of course.

  • Very satisfying: MSNBC’s Chris Matthews unloads on Republican toady Reince Priebus [pictured] about the GOP’s playing of the “ethnic card” with Mitt Romney’s recent Birther joke.
    (via @BilgeEbiri)

  • Biologists hook up a deceased squid’s tissue to an electrical current timed with ‘Insane in the Membrane’. SCIENCE! ensues.
    (via Pharyngula)

  • And finally, here’s a little duckling offering its food to some hungry fish:

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