Obama endorses the Blockberry, a device available in China. Via.
And a few more links:
1. "During the Cold War, civil servants used to rehearse the end of the world." They were made as realistic as possible to show the Soviets how prepared Britain was for nuclear war. But ministers were discouraged from participating because they yapped so much the rehearsals took forever. Via.
2. Armored pig car.
3. Creepy Santa photo.
4. Harold Ramis interviewed. His answer as to why he didn't work on Saturday Night Live:
Lorne [Michaels] offered me a job, but at that point I was the head writer on SCTV. SNL was completely fueled by cocaine; the show was being written literally overnight. I didn’t want to stay up all night writing. And the show had a veneer of New York sophistication—very snide and superior. I thought, It’s just not me. Besides, we were already working on Animal House.*Previously: Obama and the Statue of Liberty are O-Force.
*Buy Obama toys at eBay.