Guest post: Twitter restores NBC critic’s account,... →
In a welcome about face, Twitter hasrestored the account of Independent correspondent Guy Adams, who posted a series of critical comments about NBC’s handling of the Olympics…. While its encouraging to hear NBC backed away from its complaint, it remains disturbing that Twitter revoked the account in the first place and refuses to take responsibility for the egregious mistake. The company...
'Encyclopedia Brown' author dies at age 87 →
nypl: “The Encyclopedia Brown concept — in which the solutions to the mysteries are shown after the story — came to Sobol while he was researching an article at the New York Public Library, and a clerk mistakenly handed him a game book, with puzzles on one side and the solutions on the other… His family has asked that donations in his memory be made to The New York Public Library.” He will...
Mitt, Venn And Now →
Entertaining new Tumblr, mocking the Romney campaigns poor understanding of Venn diagrams
BACKFIRED: Louisiana GOP Angry That Muslims Can... →
GOP legislators in Louisiana have realized to their horror that their bill to provide vouchers for private religious schools can actually be used byMuslims. Rep. Valarie Hodges, a Republican who represents East Baton Rouge and Livingston, now says she wishes she hadn’t voted for the Jindal voucher bill. “I actually support funding for teaching the fundamentals of America’s Founding Fathers’...
Anderson Cooper: "The Fact Is, I'm Gay." →