* Key & Peele take civil disobedience to a new level.
* It's not just UK politics that's going down the loo.
* National Geographic has a little too much fun "Killing Lincoln."
* If only Solyndra had used their solar power for blowing things up.
* Kyle Grooms gets NSFW sexy with his President Obama impression.
* Need to get out of your country? Here are the coolest ways, from Cracked.
* Iran's disapproval of Ahmadinejad hugging Chavez's mother almost makes him likable.
Tags: Abraham Lincoln, Barack Obama, Daily Links, Gandhi, Hugo Chavez, Immigration, Iran, Key & Peele, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Martin, Solyndra, United Kingdom
You may not realize it, but you've probably offended someone today. You see, Presidents' Day is a much more significant holiday than most people recognize, with an etiquette all its own…
Tags: Barack Obama, Beyonce, Bill Clinton, George H.W. Bush, George W. Bush, Jay-Z, President's Day, United Kingdom
* The sounds of science.
* Bad Lip Reading at the inauguration.
* And you thought your relatives were bad…
* The Onion wants to make the Huffington Post cry.
* What happens in Las Vegas politics should stay there.
* Meanwhile, Baratunde Thurston calls out The Wall Street Journal.
* Feminism is a word that makes some men lose their f-ing minds.
* Surprisingly interesting discussion about Churchill's role in UK intellectual property laws.
* Sascha Cohen talks American History with Tig Notaro, Kyle Dunnigan and David Huntsberger.
Tags: Daily Links, Evolution, Feminism, History, Huffington Post, Inauguration, Las Vegas, Republicans, Sascha Cohen, Science & Technology, Star Wars, Tig Notaro, United Kingdom, Wall Street Journal, Winston Churchill, Women's Rights
Every democracy has its own quaint traditions surrounding the opening of a new legislative session. A new term in the U.S. House of Representatives begins with the words "the House will come to order" and a swearing-in of the Speaker. In the United Kingdom, the State Opening of Parliament begins with the traditional search for religious minorities to persecute, though in recent years this has taken the form of a pro-forma search for Catholic traitors in the Westminster cellars.
If the frequency of their parliamentary brawls is any indicator, in the Ukraine, parliament opens with the ceremonial punching of the crotch.
Tags: Ukraine, United Kingdom
The No Pressure To Be Funny podcast manages to be just that.
* The 2012 election in movie context.
* Once China owns TMZ, their crack reporting may go downhill.
* Wonkette puts the squeeze on Rep. John Fleming's racial profiling problem.
* "An Open Letter to the Job Market" that, oddly, doesn't begin with "WTF?!"
* Rally Downtown helps small businesses in Lower Manhattan that were affected by Hurricane Sandy, 12/7-8!
* Not surprisingly, there's a lot of politics on this list of 2012 things we should forget.