Friday, May 01, 2009

Cutting edge Danish Interior seen in 70's Porno Movies.

A hilarious collection of interior desecrations. You can't see anything, but I wouldn't call it safe for work either.

They don't fly so much as they plummet.

Today's Amazing Fact.

President John Tyler was born in 1790, served from 1841-1845 and died in 1862.
Astonishingly, he has two living grandsons; Lyon Gardiner Tyler, Jr., was born in 1924, and Harrison Ruffin Tyler was born in 1928.

5 Design Flaws that Ruined Otherwise Smart Gadgets.

Some gadgets have famously bad designs. The N-Gage gaming cellphone looked like a Chocotaco, and it was nearly impossible to silence the Furby's sadistic squeals without removing its batteries. Thankfully, the days of major companies releasing design trainwrecks are mostly over.

That's not to say that every new gadget works the way we want it to. Far from it. Rather, these days, you're far more likely to find a product that almost does it right, but is still plagued by some singular fatal flaw that causes it to be buggy, frustrating, or even physically painful. Here are five recent gadgets whose designs failed in some simple way.

The article is here.

Dick Morris: Obama sows seeds of demise.

When the Obama administration crashes and burns, with approval ratings that fall through the floor, political scientists can trace its demise to its first hundred days. While Americans are careful not to consign a presidency they desperately need to succeed to the dustbin of history, the fact is that this president has moved — on issue after issue — in precisely the opposite direction of what the people want him to do.

Right now, Obama’s ratings must be pleasing to his eye. Voters like him and his wife immensely and approve of his activism in the face of the economic crisis. While polls show big doubts about what he is doing, the overwhelming sense is to let him have his way and pray that it works.

I think that's about right. Most folks, at least those outside of the hard left were hoping that Obama would be a repeat of Clinton-Gore on economic issues. Instead he's been more Henry Wallace-ish. It's making a LOT of people very nervous.

The rest is here.