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Open Left: Republicans Less Popular Than Venezuela →
this blog is written by a guy named chris bowers and, in his own words, this is, “part of [his] irregular series documenting unpopular stuff that is more popular than Republicans, (see Legalizing Marijuana more popular than Republicans, and Republicans less popular than China), new polling from CNN indicates that anti-American, oil-cartel, socialist block forming Venezuela is now viewed more...
coolgenius: Das Racist & Wallpaper. -...
Crackdown on ‘Habitual Protestors’ Draws Protest– headline in today’s korea times. sometimes this city cracks me up
patrickcassels: “Ben Linus Reads a Nursery Rhyme” (from Late Night With Jimmy Fallon). ive talked about the creepiness of this man’s narration skills before. behold what necromancy they perform on ‘little boy blue’.
you will see in a systematic and coordinated way the transparency of determining...– white house press sec. robert gibbs. wow.
no, they didnt light up
the street pictured below, known as 피아노 길 (piano street) for obvious reasons, runs adjacent to the street where i work. this is more or less the beating heart of north-of-the-river seoul, a neighborhood known as 종로 (jongno) filled with both the iconic tripillar samsung headquarters as well as (pictured above) about 7000 places named ‘HO BAR’. the giant piano is kinda gimmicky and...
my friend, the great mr aaron choe, turned me on to this site last night and ive been engrossed for the past day. its more or less just a series of lectures given at an annual conference in monterey, but some of the talks are just plain brilliant, and you can stream them all for free.
Sometimes I really can't believe I'm from here →
(via natkretchun) haha youve never known condescension until you hear a racist old texas lady pronounce the word ‘behoove’, trust me
Money Worth Nothing and Bulgogi
natkretchun: Lately my little brother has been reading up on the economics behind the financial crisis which, as an economics nerd, I get a big kick out of. So after catching a bit of an IMF presentation on recent Korean exchange rate movements, I figured I’d take a shot at explaining to Al why all that bank he is making in won is currently worth next to nothing in dollars. As the current crisis...
G-20 forecast by Brad Delong, Berkeley economist...
Obama will tell the G-20 leaders what they ought to do. They will complain. They will do about half of it. That they do half of it will be an extraordinarily good outcome—the best episode of international policy coordination since Bretton Woods itself. Will them doing half of what they ought to do be good enough? Ah, that is the question If we judge the Obama administration based on...
i still maintain no one actually says 'vis-a-vis'
koreans, particularly those in the university and professional worlds, tend to use a lot of acronyms. im not really sure why this is, but i can only assume that their ubiquity has to do with the fact that the actual words contained within them are in english and therefore a little unfamiliar, plus the average corporate double speak is as unintelligible to most native speakers as it is it to those...
Angela Motorman: Maddow's Birthday Shocker: "Trust... →
what the what?! you just blew my mind rachel maddow (via)