Today is November 17th. On this date in 1913, Kaiser Wilhelm banned the German military from dancing the tango. Wilhelm was also the last German Emperor. Coincidence? Also on this date, in 1970, the USSR landed a remote controlled vehicle on the moon, where it danced the tango. It was one small step for unmanned, one giant leap for our eventual robot overlords. Beep boop beep! Now please see today’s links below and, as always, consider this an Open Thread.
Flashback: Martin Bashir’s Flippant Slavery Analogy | Big Journalism
Well. Sure. Why Not. Of course. | Ricochet
In Today’s “Gee I Wonder If This Guy Is A D or an R” Puzzle
San Francisco City Official Attacks #SFBatKid’s Make-A-Wish Event | Townhall
What In The Science Is Going On?
Skeptic of Global Warming Alarmists Addresses 50k In Warsw | Daily Caller
Two Galaxies Caught Masquerading as One | Science Daily
What In The Tweet Is Going On?
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— Benjamin Netanyahu (@netanyahu) November 15, 2013
teetotum tee-TO-tuhm noun : A spinning top.
Example: In Inception, Cobb’s totem was a teetotum. OMG HEAD ASPLODES.