1. officialssay:

Anthony Weiner launches New York mayoral campaign web site. With a Pittsburgh skyline. Oops. (via NBC4 New York)

See, I’m not the only person who thinks downtown Pittsburgh is like a miniature Manhattan.

    officialssay:

    Anthony Weiner launches New York mayoral campaign web site. With a Pittsburgh skyline. Oops. (via NBC4 New York)

    See, I’m not the only person who thinks downtown Pittsburgh is like a miniature Manhattan.

  2. wnycradiolab:

headlikeanorange:

A white-necked rockfowl (Africa - BBC)

Hi!
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OK, bye!

    wnycradiolab:

    headlikeanorange:

    A white-necked rockfowl (Africa - BBC)

    Hi!

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    OK, bye!

  3. The UNC student radio station has a pretty cute iPhone app.

    The UNC student radio station has a pretty cute iPhone app.

  4. comedycentral:

Click the gif to watch the uncensored version of Breaking Abbey from Thursday’s Colbert Report, and stick around for Stephen’s performance of “Happy Xmas (War Is Over)” with Sean Lennon, Mavis Staples and Jeff Tweedy.

Ahhhh!!! I love it.

    comedycentral:

    Click the gif to watch the uncensored version of Breaking Abbey from Thursday’s Colbert Report, and stick around for Stephen’s performance of “Happy Xmas (War Is Over)” with Sean Lennon, Mavis Staples and Jeff Tweedy.

    Ahhhh!!! I love it.

  5. I’ve been watching a ton of 1970s Saturday Night Live and I love it.

    I’ve been watching a ton of 1970s Saturday Night Live and I love it.

  6. theatlantic:

Red State, Blue City: How the Urban-Rural Divide is Splitting America

The new political divide is a stark division between cities and what remains of the countryside. Not just some cities and some rural areas, either — virtually every major city (100,000-plus population) in the United States of America has a different outlook from the less populous areas that are closest to it. The difference is no longer aboutwherepeople live, it’s abouthowpeople live: in spread-out, open, low-density privacy — or amid rough-and-tumble, in-your-face population density and diverse communities that enforce a lower-common denominator of tolerance among inhabitants.
The voting data suggest that people don’t make cities liberal — cities make people liberal.

Read more. [Image: Robert Vanderbai]

It’s like I think it, and the Atlantic writes it.

    theatlantic:

    Red State, Blue City: How the Urban-Rural Divide is Splitting America

    The new political divide is a stark division between cities and what remains of the countryside. Not just some cities and some rural areas, either — virtually every major city (100,000-plus population) in the United States of America has a different outlook from the less populous areas that are closest to it. The difference is no longer aboutwherepeople live, it’s abouthowpeople live: in spread-out, open, low-density privacy — or amid rough-and-tumble, in-your-face population density and diverse communities that enforce a lower-common denominator of tolerance among inhabitants.

    The voting data suggest that people don’t make cities liberal — cities make people liberal.

    Read more. [Image: Robert Vanderbai]

    It’s like I think it, and the Atlantic writes it.

  7. motherjones:

TRICK OR TREAT!!!

    motherjones:

    TRICK OR TREAT!!!

  8. shortformblog:

justinferguson9:

“Sometimes you have to go really high to realize how small you are.” - Felix Baumgartner

A man, falling into a far deeper void than any of us have ever experienced.

This was AWESOME!

    shortformblog:

    justinferguson9:

    “Sometimes you have to go really high to realize how small you are.” - Felix Baumgartner

    A man, falling into a far deeper void than any of us have ever experienced.

    This was AWESOME!

    (Source: onestrikeaway)

  9. think-progress:

motherjones:

A video and GIF chronicle of the many weird debate faces of Paul Ryan.
Also, mansplaining galore.

Filed away under “debate prep”

Paul Ryan always looks like he’s playing dress up in his dad’s suits.

    think-progress:

    motherjones:

    A video and GIF chronicle of the many weird debate faces of Paul Ryan.

    Also, mansplaining galore.

    Filed away under “debate prep”

    Paul Ryan always looks like he’s playing dress up in his dad’s suits.