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10 Public Figures Who Choose Not to Vote

We’re not telling you not to vote. We’re just saying that these 10 people won’t be (or didn’t). 1. Nate Silver When “Poblano” began publishing his 2008 presidential election predictions and analyses on Daily Kos in 2007, people paid attention. Then “Poblano” moved to his own blog, FiveThirtyEight.com, where he later revealed he was really Nate Silver, [...]

Bus Station Sonata

For the people of Newcastle it doesn’t take much to play Beethoven. Press a few keys here and there and viola, a beautifully orchestrated sonata. I mean, I guess it does help to have someone else playing all the tough parts for you, but hey it’s still beautiful. This took place in the Haymarket Bus [...]

The Missing Links: Horrible Things That Make You Happy

Looking at Einstein’s Brain: There’s An App For That? Yes, yes there is. * Charles Manson Just Doesn’t Make As Much Sense As You’d Think And that’s certainly saying something. Take, for instance, this note he sent to his musical namesake. * Riding the Subway is the Key To Happiness Well, it’s one of them, anyway—along with fighting, watching [...]

The Missing Links: Super Creepy Ventriloquist Dummies

Honest Abe On the Big Screen The trailer for Steven Spielberg’s new film Lincoln is out and it looks great. But a lot of people are mentioning how high Lincoln’s voice sounds, and some are even creating parodies imagining other high-pitched characters as the Pres. Also: Check out this story of how one man’s great, great [...]

The Voice of Winnie the Pooh Calls Sick Kids in Character

Getty Images Here’s your feel-good fact for today: Jim Cummings, the voice of Winnie the Pooh, calls sick kids in hospitals and chats with them in character. From HowStuffWorks: Cummings doesn’t just use his practiced Pooh and Tigger voices for the big and small screen — he also lends his voice to the Make-a-Wish-Foundation when he calls sick [...]

The Missing Links: TV Apartment Blueprints

“Friendster doesn’t fit in with President Bush’s Internet strategy.” This 2004 BusinessWeek article examined how John Kerry and John Edwards leveraged Friendster to boost their campaigns. * Speaking of the Moon, It Will be Blue Tomorrow That only happens once in a… well, you know the rest. * Internet Rule #1: All Bill Murray Items Must Be Reposted Bill Wearing [...]

The Missing Links: Springfield’s Most Obscure Residents

Who Doesn’t Love Baron Von Kiss-A-Lot? There have been an astounding 508 episodes of The Simpsons. And nuzzled in among the more well-known characters like Homer, Bart and Flanders is an entire universe of really obscure, rarely seen oddballs. The writers of The Simpsons share their favorites. * Genetically Mutated Butterflies Take Flight It’s been about a year and [...]

And You Thought Human Teenagers Were Terrible

It doesn’t matter what species you deal with, teenagers are always irresponsible jerks. Link Via Geeks Are Sexy

9 Real Life Nyan Cats

Who doesn’t like Nyan Cat? These little ones are certainly fans, after all, they are trying their best to cosplay as the legendary kitty icon and the results are priceless. Link

Puppet Neil Gaiman And Alan Moore Talk About Before Watchmen

(YouTube Link) Alan Moore doesn’t appear to be very cuddly in real life, despite the ursine beard. Neil Gaiman seems a bit cuddlier, but his Jesus and Mary Chain style and dark wit cast him in a mysterious light. But both guys look adorable, and quite cuddly, as puppets! Let’s play pretend time and imagine that their discussion about [...]