Stop saying that blue state people are “out of touch” with the...– Bill Maher
An infinite number of mathematicians walk into a bar. The first one orders a...– via 12minds: justbrowsing (via davereed)
Arlen Spector switches to the Democratic Party →
Anyone who ardently advocates for increases in federal spending on medical research is more than welcome to my party.
So Bobby Jindal makes fun of “volcano monitoring”, and soon afterwards Mt....– Masters of disaster - Paul Krugman Blog - NYTimes.com (via patrixio)
How Not to be Hated on Facebook →
SO MUCH YES. Especially for point number 1. I’m so sick of my entire front page being quiz results.
I feel like I’m the winner. I really do,” [bigoted Miss California...– http://tv.msn.com/tv/article.aspx?news=404837 Ah yes, new facebook friends would make me feel like a winner too. Then again, what do you expect from someone who gave an answer like that at a beauty pageant. Who do you think watches those things, girl?
What I’d like to interject into the dialog is the way that Somalia epitomizes so...– A friend of mine from LA, on the Somali pirates (via frothyparadise)
Rock on Rescue Shelter Boys! →
PETA, in an attempt to further demonstrate how crazy and illogical it is, has asked the Pet Shop Boys to change their name to the Rescue Shelter Boys.
GREAT Friday, not Good Friday
In addition to getting elected to the executive board of my student government last night, I got word in the wee hours of the morning that I won an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship. Means not only massive prestige, but also more money! Hooray! Plus the weather is amazing today (for New England) and my lab is taking me out for ice cream.
mermay: noraleah: Jon Stewart to right-wing pundits: “I think you might be confusing tyranny with losing. See, now you’re in the minority. It’s supposed to taste like a shit taco.” (Via azspot & pica.) I didn’t know it was possible for my love for John Stewart to grow any more…