Nobel Prize

Fan favorites win the Nobel. Britain’s Peter Higgs and Belgium’s François Englert won the Nobel Prize in Physics for predicting the existence of the Higgs boson, the so-called God particle that explains why elementary matter has mass. Read more...
October 14, 1986 - A Celebration Of Human Rights On The One Hand . . .
News of this day in history - October 14, 1986 - Human Rights activist, author and Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel is awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. Reagan and Gorbachev conclude talks in Reykjavik, death toll in El Salvador earthquake at 1,000 and climbing and Soviet troops launch a major offensive near Kabul, Afghanistan. Read more...
Sarah Palin apparently didn't listen to President Obama's speech before she went on Bill-O's show to attack him. From Media Matters: Following Pres Read more...
Every time the Republicans get deficit fever, our allegedly Democratic legislators fall back into the fetal position, muttering, "Please don't hur Read more...
Part of Glenn Beck's rambling speech at CPAC where he spent the better part of his forty minutes throwing red meat to the crowd, trashing progressives Read more...

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(Jamie McCarthy/WireImage.com) It's not just the hair that makes him look foolish, but the words he utters from his mouth. Here's his latest buffoo Read more...
Can we get another stimulus package and ignore the Republicans and their tax cuts this time please? From This Week, Paul Krugman agrees with his fello Read more...
Weekend Gallimaufry - A Niels Bohr Address - April 5, 1938
(Niels Bohr - Physics owes a lot . . .so does the Atom for that matter) Tonights Gallimaufry features an address by Niels Bohr from Copenhagen Denm Read more...
[media id=11144] Sarah Palin, discussing President Obama's Nobel Prize speech, sounded like she wanted credit for it: I liked what he said. In fact, Read more...
The Political Carnival: Tea partiers turn on GOP leadership Brilliant at Breakfast: So presumably you can have blood pressure of 110/70 and low chole Read more...