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October 16, 2012

Tommy Thompson Says His Son Was Prompted To Make "Kenya" Remark By Audience Member

The former Wisconsin Governor claimed speaking to reporters in Milwaukee Tuesday night, his son was prompted by an audience to make remarks about sending President Obama back to Kenya. "If you look at the movie someone in the audience said and he repeated it" Thompson said. But the video, posted online Sunday evening, shows Thompson's son making the remark before an audience member chimed in. A spokesman for the Thompson campaign did not immediately return a request for comment.

Obama Praised A123 Systems As "Success Story" In 2010 Rose Garden Speech

The green energy company, which received a $249 million government grant, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Tuesday. In a 2010 speech in the Rose Garden, President Obama praised the company as "success story." Romney campaign spokesperson Andrea Saul called the bankruptcy "yet another failure for the President’s disastrous strategy of gambling away billions of taxpayer dollars on a strategy of government-led growth that simply does not work."

What I Learned From Having a Stylist

For as little as $50 an hour, regular people who aren't celebrities can hire stylists to clean out their closets, take them shopping, and make sure they wear Bad Outfits a lot less often.

Majestic Collie Family Portrait

A Reddit user successfully got three generations of a family of collies to sit for a picture. The result has a strikingly formal, almost painterly feel.

LiveJournal's Sad, Slow Farewell

Once arguably the most important group of communities on the internet, LiveJournal has let most of its US staff go, effectively moving operations to Moscow. Here's how it all happened.

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