NASA today opened a new chapter in our understanding of the moon. Preliminary data from the Lunar CRater Observation and Sensing Satellite, or LCROSS, indicates that the mission successfully uncovered water during the Oct. 9, 2009 impacts into the permanently shadowed region of Cabeus cater near the moon’s south pole.

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240-government2This is cool – shows you political contributions that occur near votes favorable (and  unfavorable) to a piece of legislation.  Here’s frequent Douchebag of the Day Chuck Grassley.  Here’s everyone’s favorite hooker fucker David Vitter.  And, for shits and giggles, here’s my senator: The Schume* – it appears no one gives him money.

Yet another reason Al Gore invented the internets.

*to Schume means to take credit for something you had absolutely nothing to do with.

Did you know that the Progressive Insurance chick (and yes, I think she’s hot) is a comedian?  I didn’t.


Just watched Sotomayor, J. get sworn in, and it was the first time I’d ever heard the oath:

“I, [NAME], do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will administer justice without respect to persons, and do equal right to the poor and to the rich, and that I will faithfully and impartially discharge and perform all the duties incumbent upon me as [TITLE] under the Constitution and laws of the United States. So help me God.”

Just like this guy:

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cronkiteThe late, great Walter Cronkite was:

a. the most trusted man in America

b. the greatest news anchor of all time

c. an avid sailor

d. a Volvo endurance racer

e. all of the above

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