This Day in Blogging History: Petraeus can't keep his drone in his pants; Ayers on life as a political football; Virtual merkins

One year ago today

CIA chief Petraeus steps down, having failed to keep his drone in his pants: David H. Petraeus, the head of America's Central Intelligence Agency, resigned just days after the election after issuing a statement saying he had engaged in an extramarital affair.

Five years ago today

Bill Ayers: "What a Long, Strange Trip It's Been." Former Weather Underground member Bill Ayers says the experience of being made a political prop during the recently completed American presidential campaign was not unlike a vivid LSD trip.

Ten years ago today

Merkins for virtual people: If your morph-porn is perfect save for the pubes, the virtual merkin is an $8 library that you can use to generate picture-perfect thatches.