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Eye Of The Riley-A Corgy Cam Adventure

(YouTube Link) Riley is an adventurous little Corgi who loves going on hikes with his owner, this time around the Runyon Canyon in Los Angeles. As you watch this video you may ask yourself-does Riley have a little cameraman riding on his back, shooting this action packed footage? Sadly the answer is no, it’s just a GoPro camera [...]

10 Other People Ronald Reagan’s Diary Only Mentions Once

During last night’s GOP debate, Mitt Romney attempted to minimize Newt Gingrich’s connection to President Reagan: “I looked at the Reagan diary. You’re mentioned once in Ronald Reagan’s diary. And in the diary, he says you had an idea in a meeting of young congressmen, and it wasn’t a very good idea and he dismissed it. [...]

This Little Girl Has Toy Marketing All Figured Out

(YouTube Link) This young champion of justice is named Riley, and she’s sick and tired of all the toy marketing gimmicks that keep girls from buying the superhero toys that they really like. Watch as she explains what all the pink at the toy stores really means, and I’m sure you’ll agree that she is totally right. [...]

White Castle of Cans is a Winner

The Cleveland AAF (American Advertising Federation) challenged ad agencies to a competition to make a castle of canned goods. The object was to draw attention to the needs of local food banks. The canned goods used would later go to the Cleveland Foodbank, along with a donation from the Cleveland AAF. Melamed Riley used nearly [...]

TSA Tit for Tat Landed Woman in the Bosom of Trouble

It’s OK for TSA to grope you, but apparently that’s not a two-way street. A 61-year-old traveler found out the hard way that if you fought the law, the law won: Authorities say a Colorado woman who allegedly groped a female Transportation Security Administration agent at Phoenix’s international airport is facing a felony count of sexual [...]

Olivia Catches A Giant Goldfish

You Tube Link Olivia Riley enjoys fishing for catfish in Kansas City’s Troost Lake. On Saturday, however, she caught something a little more unusual than a catfish. Instead of coming up with a catfish, Riley captured the biggest goldfish she’s ever seen.” I don’t know, it’s beautiful!” Riley shouted as she smiled and showed her massive catch to [...]

The Late Movies: Isolated Music

In Aristotle’s work Metaphysics, he postulated that “The whole is different from the sum of its parts.” Tonight for the Late Movies, we’re applying that concept to a few classic rock songs. Using certain audio programs, it is possible to isolate specific elements of a song (drums, guitar, bass, piano and vocals). What we’re left [...]

Best Pool Table EVAR!

All right. So John Farrier has posted a couple of really cool pool tables. The first one is Deep Green, a pool-playing robot created by the robotics lab of Queen’s University in Canada. The second one is the $200,000 Obscura CueLight Pool Table that creates an interactive image using an overhead projector. Well, fie! The first [...]

Strange Geographies: the Little Town That Los Angeles Killed

There are lots of dry lake beds in California, and to the untrained eye, Owens Dry Lake is just like the rest. But there is one key difference: while most of the state’s stark, white alkali flats have been dry for thousands of years, Owens was an enormous, gem-blue lake stretching more than a hundred [...]