This Day in Blogging History: Warren Ellis on the election; Al Capp animations; Human genome online

One year ago today

Warren Ellis on the dismal American election: President Obama's fairly grim, toothless, meandering and perfunctory presidency gained excellent contrast from an assemblage of GOP candidates so demented and corrupt that even to so describe them would be an insult to the many hard-working demented and corrupt politicians extant today.

Five years ago today

Amazing Al Capp At Amazing "Cappiana" from the collection of cartoonist, Mike Fontanelli at the ASIFA-Hollywood Animation Archive.

Ten years ago today
Human genome online: The data from the open-source project to map the human genome and release it to the public domain has put the genome online.