Via the BB Submitterator, jimmosk says: "Since I did the same thing for Glenn Beck's rally [see "Can you spot a non-white person at the Glenn Beck Rally?"], fairness demands I ask the same thing about this one, which while somewhat more diverse still seemed to me more than 95% white. I had a fantastic time at it, and am glad I was there even if I increased its whiteness, but it still struck me as less than representative of the diversity of America. Link to *huge* panorama."
[UPDATE, 1pm] – Message from Ron Paul: "I am doing fine. Thank you for your concern." Disturbing video shows former Texas congressman Ron Paul suffering what appears to be a stroke on Friday. @RonPaul, who is 85, has been hospitalized for "precautionary" reasons after experiencing what looks to have been a medical emergency during a… READ THE REST
From a statement that Stevie Wonder released yesterday, titled "The Universe Is Watching Us — Stevie Wonder In His Feelings": "As time is evolving, it seems so much has changed. So much is moving to a different rhythm. The way we work, live, love, meet, and greet. Can't you feel we're changing the way we… READ THE REST
Swastika, New York, was named for the Sanskrit symbol of good fortune in the 1800s. The hamlet kept the name throughout the Nazi era in Europe, World War II and the Cold War, but the recent surge of white supremacy in the U.S. had locals thinking about a new one. In a vote this week,… READ THE REST
You can never have enough power. While that sounds like a line from Niccolo Machiavelli, it's also the regular refrain from pretty much anyone with a mobile device. It seems like no matter how long you charge up before you leave the house, it doesn't take more than a few minutes of texting, map directions… READ THE REST
"Build a better mousetrap, and the world will beat a path to your door." That century-old quote from Ralph Waldo Emerson (sort of) is just as true today. If you build a better product, offer a better service or create a better infrastructure for customers, then with a bit of time and attention, the world… READ THE REST
Remember back in the way, way, way back 1990s? Remember when you and everyone you knew had a radio alarm clock positioned right on your bedside table? You know, the one with that super irritating squawk of an alarm? You can still hear that ugly beast in your nightmares, can't you? Time hasn't been kind… READ THE REST