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March 16, 2012

The Biggest Senate Loser: Romney Or Santorum?

"Is Rick Santorum electable? Remember his last Senate race? ... By historic margins, Pennsylvania voters rejected Rick Santorum," reads the script of Mitt Romney'slatest attack ad on Rick Santorum in Illinois. But Romney is no stranger to blowout defeats of his own in a race for Senate. Romney, like Santorum lost by 17% in a Senate election, in his 1994 race vs. Ted Kennedy. Romney, however, lost big in a historically good year for Republicans, while Santorum lost big in a historically bad year for Republicans. Here are the numbers.

Rick Santorum Reacts To Shirtless Photo: "I'm Sure It's Not A Pretty Sight"

In a radio interview today, Santorum responded coolly to a photograph of him sunbathing shirtless in Puerto Rico, posted earlier BuzzFeed and the Drudge Report. "They caught me sunbathing," he told the Steve Cochran Show on AM 560 WIND in Chicago. "I probably should lose about 15 or 20 pounds."

"Kony 2012" Director Arrested For Public Masturbation

Jason Russell, star and co-creator of viral phenomenon Kony 2012, was arrested in San Diego for public masturbation and vandalizing cars. NBC San Diego is reporting Russell was detained last night, with police describing his behavior as "very strange."

Super Mario Bros. Crossover 2 (Game Battle)

You all loved the first one, so why not kill the rest of your afternoon on the sequel. Go on, you didn't have anything better to do today.

FWD: Halp! How Much PDA Is Acceptable On Facebook?

Welcome to FWD: Halp! a weekly advice column on how to behave like a person when using technology, by Katie Heaney. (Email her!) This week: Figuring out how much PDA is acceptable on Facebook, how to respond to tragedies on Tumblr, and how creepy it is to clear your entire browser history.

Amazing Photos Of Vintage Dwarf Wrestling

David Maciejewski's vast photo collection of '60s and '70s professional wrestling includes some of the most popular little person wrestlers of this classic era.

20 Gigantic Sculptures Of Everyday Objects

Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen have been installing these pieces for over 40 years now. I like them because they are bigger than the things usually are. (via mymodernmet.com).

KONY 2012 Director: "We Can Have Fun While We End Genocide"

Here's Jason Russell, director of KONY 2012, telling the conservative evangelical audience at Jerry Falwell’s university about how it was his dream to document genocide.

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