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April 29, 2010
"As a public service to those of you who may someday find yourself in the exhilarating-slash-nerve-racking position of having a meal with Bill Murray
, here is a guide so that you may avoid our mistakes."
posted by dhammond at 9:46 PM PST - 69 comments
Given the seeming homogeneity of many hit songs, it might come as a surprise that some very strange and unconventional songs have found their way to the top of the pop charts in the past. Some are novelty song
s, some are just weird... [more inside]
posted by LSK at 6:02 PM PST - 55 comments
The free box
is a webseries about eccentric housemates in portland. It has three 10-episode seasons, and a fourth in preproduction.
posted by djduckie at 1:40 PM PST - 16 comments
Jani, a hindu man
in western India, claims not to have taken in any food or water for 70 years. He has been under 24 hour surveillance since April 22 by a hospital team. This video
goes into a little more detail.
posted by mdn at 1:37 PM PST - 82 comments
Yesterday, in a highly split decision
with six separate opinions, the United States Supreme Court overturned a Ninth Circuit ruling in Salazar v. Buono
. The issue at hand? Whether the location of the Mojave Memorial Cross
represented an unconstitutional endorsement of religion. The Ninth Circuit decided that it did, but its ruling has been called into question by the high court on several levels. [more inside]
posted by Riki tiki at 9:09 AM PST - 114 comments