This could easily be the logo of CES.
Facebook friend pointed me in the direction of this. I’d say this covers quite a lot of it, but I’ve never liked the dog metaphor—a dog is friendly. It’s more like the Black Yog-Soggoth or the Black Impenetrable Space Alien.
A modest proposal by Hamilton Nolan.
Here is just a short sampling of government services that have been shut down for the past two weeks due to the electoral squabbles of a small minority of lawmakers: services catering to blind people; the investigation of industrial chemical spills; most of the Consumer Product Safety Commission; assistance to Americorps staffers; research by the NOAA; fisheries enforcement patrols; most Environmental Protection Agency functions; campaign finance law enforcement; labor law enforcement; all of the US Interagency Council on Homelessness; WIC funding for poor women and children; and much, much more.
The Republicans in the House have already managed to inflict significant, lasting damage to the US and the global economy — even if they were to pass a completely clean bill tomorrow morning, which they won’t. The default has already started, and is already causing real harm. The only question is how much worse it’s going to get.
This is being called the greatest tweet of all time. I can believe it.
In other news, Philadelphia has introduced the popular new geesesteak.
Homosexuality is a disorder. And this is no way means that, going forward, the Catholic Church will be an open-minded, more sensible organization. I assure you we are just as prejudiced and backward today as we were yesterday. Thank you.
This could be the best illusion *ever*:
…inadvertently revealed the secret to happiness:
(That’s not a link to a video. That’s the actual message the site showed me.)
An oldie but goodie.