A massive Flickr set of images from the Internet Archive's book collection.

UPDATE 10:00 pm

That collection includes this 19th century guide to Keuka Lake, where we are presently.


"4D"


A fight.


McDaniel's challenge getting tossed isn't surprising, but the decision won't quell the conspiracy theories.


Lake houses are clearly better than beach houses, and you should not need to be convinced of it.


An email from Judicial Watch claims that ISIS is planning a terror attack from Juarez. Hmm.


A laptop recovered from ISIS included research into biological attacks.


Inside the Lego factory (which, lamely, is made of actual bricks).


Strom Thurmond, all-around class act.

UPDATE 1:10 pm

It is, incidentally, the anniversary of his record-setting filibuster of the Civil Rights Act.


10:49 am

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Locusts descend on Madagascar.

Via @stevesilberman. [ Also from @stevesilberman. ]


10:36 am

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I'm not clear how a slight GOP majority in the Senate is the only way to ensure a 2016 election.

UPDATE 10:37 am

Like, are we putting this to a vote, somehow? And the House would go along with a third Obama term? Need some clarity here.


10:28 am

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The media world loses another star from its firmament; Chelsea Clinton is leaving NBC.

Via @philiprucker. [ Also from @philiprucker. ]


10:19 am

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Guy waiting for his kids after school ends up getting Tased by police. Guess what detail I left out.


10:11 am

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Which is more likely to prompt a sudden end to this: Obama resigning or Hillary losing?


10:09 am

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The difficulty of catching and the rarity of prosecuting corn thieves.


10:06 am

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A brief history of Ikea catalog covers.


Thursday

Thu, 10:16 pm

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Hoping to take the crown as the snottiest New York building, a tower on the UWS demands dogs be carried through the lobby.


Thu, 10:01 pm

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A 1927 promotion for Redwood Estates, off Highway 17 in the Santa Cruz mountains.


Thu, 9:37 pm

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The disparity in NFL punishments between drug violations and violent behavior.


Thu, 8:32 pm

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Instructions on how to swim from the 16th century. Recommend not relying on these.

Via @boingboing. [ Also from @boingboing. ]


Thu, 8:29 pm

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The evil seat recliners prompt another mid-air crisis.

Via @dashbot. [ Also from @dashbot. ]


Thu, 8:13 pm

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Why pay for a singing telegram when some rando will do it for free?


Thu, 8:10 pm

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Violent comments lead to two St. Louis area cops no longer having jobs.


Thu, 6:09 pm

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Madrigal gets a look at Google's in-development aerial delivery system, more plane than chopper.


Thu, 3:55 pm

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Winter is coming.

Via @lauraolin. [ Also from @lauraolin. ]


Thu, 3:54 pm

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Adding bacteria to cheese to act as a living authentication system.


Thu, 3:46 pm

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Coming in for a landing in Pyongyang.


Thu, 3:41 pm

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ISIS waterboarded its American prisoners, apparently "model[ing] the technique on the CIA's."


Thu, 3:37 pm

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The man who brought bling to the new Old West.


Thu, 3:35 pm

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Well, the damage is already done.


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