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‘Liberals Want to See Themselves as Punks. They Aren’t. They Are Sad Conformists’

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In case you missed Kurt Schlichter‘s hilarious rant: “Conservatism Is The New Punk Rock” – pundit from another planet

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Photo by Alfred Eisenstaedt: Little Boy Selling Coca Cola, Atlanta, Ca. 1936

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Little boy selling Coca-Cola, Atlanta, ca. 1936. Photo by Alfred Eisenstaedt.


[VIDEO] Reason TV: Jason Brennan on Why Capitalism is Better than Socialism


[PHOTOS] Japanese Commuters in Tokyo Serenely Endure Panic-Inducing Flesh Compression on Crowded Trains

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Great item, forwarded to me by filmmaker and KTLA reporter Robert Holguin. From The World’s Best Ever  Posted by Tara McGinley at Dangerous MindsPhotos by German photographer Michael Wolf of Japanese commuters in Tokyo. Wolf’s series is called “Tokyo Compression.” See more here.

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[PHOTOS] Tokyo in Miniature: Tilt-Shift Technology with Photographer Ben Thomas

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[Check out the book "Tiny Tokyo: The Big City Made Mini" at Amazon.com]

[See more: Ben Thomas photographs Tokyo with tilt-shift technology in his book, Tiny Tokyo - SLATE: Jordan G. Teicher]

Tiny-Tokyo-zoom Intersection at night, Oshiage.

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Surfer’s Despair: ‘Amid the Stench and Decay of a Once-Proud Civilization’

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Surfer’s Despair 
Silver Surfer #1 (1983)
By John Byrne

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GRENADE! Estuche por el Los Carpinteros

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A grenade where you’d least expect it…

Estuche (Jewelry Case) — Los Carpinteros

At the Musée des Beaux Arts in Montréal this week, one of the standout pieces…(read more)

Photo Credit: Stephanie Coyne DeGhett

via The Political Notebook


[VIDEO] REWIND: Margaret Thatcher ‘Dead Parrot’ Monty Python Sketch Reference


[VIDEO] ‘Music to Watch Girls By’


Best and Worst Costumes at Comic-Con


[VIDEO] Sergio Mendes & Brasil 66 ‘Mas Que Nada’ Introduced by Eartha Kitt, 1967


TIME CAPSULE: Spiderman Cover of Creem Magazine, April 1973

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[VIDEO] REWIND: 1940s Capitalism Cartoon Comeback

A great find. For Reason.com writes:A 1940s capitalism cartoon is making a comeback with over 7 million views on YouTube. The cartoon “Make Mine Freedom” was produced by Harding University, a private university in Arkansas in 1948 extolling the virtues of free-market capitalism and inveighing against “isms” particularly communism and statism more generally.

The cartoon mixes humor with serious philsophy as it defines what freedom means: “America is the freedom to work at the job you like, freedom of speech and to peacefully assemble, freedom to own property, security from unlawful search and seizure, the right to a speedy and public trial, protection against cruel punishments and excessive fines, the right to vote, and worhip God in your own way.” Read the rest of this entry »


8 Batmobiles, Ranked

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For Popular Mechanics, Andrew Moseman writes:

In advance of San Diego Comic Con, DC Comics has declared today to be “Batman Day,” a celebration of the 75th anniversary of the Dark Knight. (Go pick up some discount comics!) We look back on our favorite Batman tech: His sweet cars…(read more)

Note: Obviously, this is not an exhaustive list. Look here for that.

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See all 8 here…

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Batman and Robin: A Search Warrant, Due Process, Rule of Law – Even in Gotham City

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