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Today is the White House Maker Faire, and you can watch it live with the power of the Internet!Read More
President Obama appeared on the Funny or Die webseries Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis to promote Healthcare, and like any episode of the show it's absurd and hilarious. The main difference of course being that it happens to feature the President.Read More
Carl Sagan is one of my personal heroes. His writings have influenced me greatly, and his iconic series Cosmos remains an important touchstone for me. However, like the universe, our scientific knowledge has expanded, and special effects have become fancier as well. While I'll always love the old series, I'm very glad we're getting a new Cosmos for younger generations. Okay, "glad" is an understatement. I have snacks. My nebula-print t-shirt is clean. I am so ready for this. Apparently, some folks with much more sway than I have been preparing for tonight's debut as well. Folks like, say, the President of the United States.Read More
You might have seen the headline that President Obama made an Iron Man joke recently, but it's not just the initial joke, it's how he follows through with the delivery that really makes it amusing. And who needs Iron Man suits, anyway, when you have deadly, terrifying model planes.Read More
Last night's State of the Union was very much like the Academy Awards. People were honored, people were bored, camera operators got a workout trying to find the right people in the audience. Just swap the political and pop-culture references (one or two political mentions at the Oscars vs. one or two pop-culture items at SOTU). Check out this relevant clip from President Obama's SOTU last night then hit the jump to look at a depressing image of how many Congressmen stood up for this part of the speech.Read More
Hey, remember when people still really liked voting for President Obama? The White House sure does. They're trying to capture the democratic magic once again, but since Obama's not up for re-election, they want you to vote for your favorite Thanksgiving turkey. Because there's nothing else that needs solving in America right now. Yup.Read More
Starting today, you can now sign up for healthcare through the Affordable Care Act -- but the website's dealing with a heavy amount of traffic that's been causing it to behave erratically. So, of course, critics have been pointing to this as a sign that the whole thing is an unmitigated disaster. President Obama has something to say to those people.Read More