For the love of underpants

A video and song extolling the virtue of “Big Underpants“, aka China Central Television’s physics defying headquarters in downtown Beijing. (H/T to Kelani Chan for the link and translation.)

Water on Mars

Water on Mars

This sounds like pretty big news: “NASA scientists have discovered enormous underground reservoirs of frozen water on Mars, away from its polar caps, in the latest sign that life might

The Death of Neoconservatism

This article was adapted from remarks delivered at an America’s Future Foundation roundtable in Washington on November 19, 2008. American presidential elections are often best read as verdicts on the

Libertarian Thoughts on Prop 8

Richard Epstein: “Today’s harsh skirmishing over Prop 8 starts from the common assumption that the state has the right to issue marriage licenses, so that the only question worth asking

Prego, cara!

Prego, cara!

This is the kind of story a reporter would die for: A MAN caught near Nobbys Beach with his penis in a pasta sauce jar led police on a 20

AFF Roundtable Tomorrow

Anyone in DC tomorrow who likes (or hates) this blog should swing by The Fund for American Studies (1706 New Hampshire Avenue NW) for an AFF Roundtable featuring Doublethink alum

$17 million vs. $89 billion

Matt Yglesias thinks that conservative opponents of the Big 3 Bailout are more worried about the liability of pensions on the car companies than executive pay. And he’s probably right.

The Problem with Evangelicals

Larison asks why Evangelicals are being blamed for the GOP’s failures. They have been the least influential segment of the party in recent years, despite being numerous and reliable (or