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Some basic K Street facts: it runs east-west. It was the name of a short-lived HBO drama. It is shorthand for what many people distrust -- or think they distrust about Washington. It is not a place you want to be during rush hour.
"the gauntlet of putrid goo-soaked brooms" or how to deal with "rail surfers" bit.ly/z24Goi— The Guardian (@guardian) February 6, 2012
As titles go, we're partial to anything that incorporates the phrase "putrid goo-soaked brooms." Though we understand that the second option is a tad catchier.
Should they redesign the keyboard to make it easier to type exclamation marks? Our readers think not! slate.me/xf16FW— Slate (@Slate) February 6, 2012
No way! Online correspondence is chirpy enough with the exclamation point safely isolated on the upper left side of the keyboard. Even Tom Wolfe thinks this is excessive.
Miley Cyrus denies defending Demi Moore huff.to/wyq6Kw— HuffPost Celebrity (@HuffPostCeleb) February 6, 2012
Never a good sign for a struggling celebrity when other celebrities make a point of denying they said something nice about you. The defense denial impulse is strong, but so much more work than just letting the record stand as is.
Rash of school tuba thefts continues; Bell High loses two lat.ms/ykEPFQ— Los Angeles Times (@latimes) February 6, 2012
This is just like the plot of To Catch a Thief, only with tubas instead of precious jewels. Also: less crackling chemistry between Cary Grant and Grace Kelly in the tuba version. Other than that, the two story lines are identical.
On the bright side, Harry Potter doesn't think Rick Perry is a homophobe politi.co/wtdbJk— Texas Monthly (@TexasMonthly) February 6, 2012
Where was Harry Potter three weeks ago when Perry needed him? Could have been a game-changer in New Hampshire.
Bright-Sized: Skull Study Shows Eye-Sockets Have Grown Larger at Higher Latitudes bit.ly/xJYbYV— Scientific American (@sciam) February 6, 2012
To read about the study in greater detail, please reference the American Medical Association's new quarterly newsletter, "Your Eye Sockets and Why They're So Huge."
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