A little-known, but enormously significant, demographic development has been...– “Arian Campo-Flores on why the “illegal immigration” issue might not be an issue for much longer” (via newsweek) I thought the issue w/ immigration were the collateral consequences of US law that criminalizes people, not fertility rates that could or could not determine how many people cross borders...
(Space Jam Based on 2000 Year Old Mayan Creation Story?) Certainly the two...– Invoking the Ancestors: Edward Sapir, Bugs Bunny, and the Popol Vuh http://bit.ly/ck36w2 via @boingboing
The Deepwater Horizon spill isn’t just an accident. It represents part of a series of sociopathic actions by BP, readily lying and sacrificing human lives for personal gain. 1) BP is actively preventing cleanup crews from wearing respirators even as they’re falling sick in order to avoid admitting there’s a danger and minimize BP’s vulnerability to lawsuits. 2) BP is...
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claytoncubitt: “The fact that 11 human beings were killed in the Deepwater Horizon explosion (their bodies never found) has become, at best, an afterthought. BP counts its profits in the billions, and, therefore, it’s important. The 11 men working on the rig were no more important in the current American scheme of things than the oystermen losing their livelihoods along the gulf, or the wildlife...
Helping Johnny Remember via @boingboing
The amount of oil spilling into the Gulf of Mexico may be at least 10 times the size of official estimates: http://n.pr/bQOqoJ
Hi internet. I made you a mixtape. Enjoy!
Apparently “ball lightning” is just a hallucination caused by magnetic fields in the storm changing so rapidly as to induce electrical current directly in the visual cortex. Cool beans! http://bit.ly/94pSZ1
Portal is FREE! http://bit.ly/9Okk3D (For PC AND Mac. Only until the 24th).
Community: Modern Warfare. Oh my god. Included are damn good scenes straight out of 28 Days Later, Terminator, Predator, John Woo movies, and The Warriors. I love it.
BP Oil spill being dispersed with chemicals which are 3x as lethal and half as effective as other available dispersants: http://bit.ly/8ZqJMB
The Humble Indie Bundle (pay what you want TO CHARITY! for five awesome indie games) http://bit.ly/9UXF3B Of the five I can confirm that at least 3 (Aquaria, World of Goo, and Penumbra) are all must-plays. I spent $70 and god knows how many hours on these as individual purchases in the past. Note too that there’s no DRM, it works on PC, Mac, or Linux, and you can choose to purchase it as a...
This is the U.S. Senate, where matters of incredible inter-generational...– On the Graham-Reid flustercluck | Grist http://bit.ly/bmOi7q (via @keikotakamura)
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