I have a belief that at some stage an epiphany will break over the American...– http://www.quora.com/2012-U-S-Presidential-Election/How-do-people-outside-the-US-view-the-contest-between-Romney-and-Obama
It’s as if he’s a fragile flower held together with duct tape and glue, deathly...– Make the Most of Nothing
I don’t think we did anything wrong.– If any other person, business, non-profit or other entity had a history of child sexual abuse like the Catholic church does, they would be completely destroyed. Why do they still get away with this? Cardinal Egan Criticized for Retracting Apology on Sexual Abuse Crisis
For decades the G.O.P. has won elections by appealing to social and racial...– Paul Krugman, this morning.
Kummerspeck (German) Excess weight gained from emotional overeating. Literally, grief bacon. And there’s more where that came from! 15 wonderful words with no English equivalent.
kellyoxford: Best photo from last night’s riot in Vancouver. Photo by Rich Lam/Getty Images
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Much like the sale of sardines at movie-theater concession stands, the...– Groupon has some talented and funny writers.
Like Charlie Sheen, Infinispan is sexy, has “tiger blood & Adonis...– http://torquebox.org/news/2011/03/09/torquebox-caching/
Texas: I'm Glad I Left Ya
Here are some stats about education in Texas. Verbal SAT scores: ranked 49th in the nation Math SAT scores: ranked 46th in the nation Percentage of adults with a high school diploma: ranked 50th in the nation 3 out of every 10 kids who start school don’t finish Only 20% of 8th graders are proficient at grade level in math But Governor Rick Perry refuses federal money for education...
The Magnetic Field is a great new performance...
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