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George Spyros

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Finding a Social Compact for the Blogosphere: NYT's "The Medium" on ScienceBlogs Dust-Up

(0) Comments | Posted August 3, 2010 | 3:26 PM

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iPhone 4 FaceTime Commercials: Are Apple's TV Ads Really "Heartbreaking?" (Video)

(7) Comments | Posted July 27, 2010 | 12:33 PM

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Spotted: Green Apple Cleaners in Gossip Girl Second Life (Video)

(0) Comments | Posted April 1, 2009 | 4:58 PM

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When Reitz...

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Original Gossip Girl Liz Smith New York Newsday Commercial Flashback

(0) Comments | Posted March 12, 2009 | 5:46 PM

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OGG: Original Gossip Girl Liz Smith in an ad for her then paper New York Newsday

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The Financial Times Gets Clear on Coal

(0) Comments | Posted March 9, 2009 | 9:32 AM

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I was happy to see that the Financial Times made benefit from Susty's...

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Obama's Modus Operandi: NYT Coverage of Coen Brothers Clean Coal Ad

(0) Comments | Posted March 2, 2009 | 8:57 PM

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Climate Progress Coverage of Coen Brothers Clean Coal Ad

(0) Comments | Posted March 2, 2009 | 6:38 PM

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Kindle 2: Green to Go Gadget? Subscribe to HuffPo on Kindle

(0) Comments | Posted February 25, 2009 | 8:04 AM

Kindle 2, Amazon's sleek e-reader version 2.0, is now shipping. Low and behold *shameless plug* now you cansubscribe to Huffington Post on Kindle so that you'll always be up-to-date (translation: reduce your proclivity for carpel tunnel from clicking on the site every 3.5 minutes).


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'The Parent Review' Free Newsletter In Sync With Baby's Timeline

(0) Comments | Posted February 20, 2009 | 7:29 AM

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Veggie Post Coitus: PETA Reasons to Go Veg Video Omits Climate Change, Includes Impotence

(0) Comments | Posted February 15, 2009 | 1:27 PM

Being the day after Valentine's Night, we turn to a CNN news package (done in the grand journalistic tradition of Andy Rooney BTW) wherein a spokesman for PETA speaks in defense of the organization's recent pro-vegetarian ad "Veggie Sex." He notes that the controversial spot has generated...

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Colbert Report: Dr. Robert Ballard on Why Ocean Exploration Is a Good Investment

(2) Comments | Posted February 14, 2009 | 1:46 PM

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Space for Earth's Oceans: The Final Frontier

"We have better maps of Mars than...

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Blago Video Roundup: Compares Self to Gandhi & Mandela, Deploys Cowboy Metaphors, Tennyson Quotes & More

(1) Comments | Posted January 26, 2009 | 11:22 AM

01.26.09 Oprah for Senate? Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich told Diane Sawyer on "Good Morning America" that he considered Oprah for the Obama senate seat. 01.26.09 Blagojevich: 'The fix is in to remove a gov.'

The embattled governor of Illinois is on a television blitz,...

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Michelle Obama Inaugural Dress Designer Isabel Toledo: Vintage Video

(4) Comments | Posted January 20, 2009 | 3:13 PM

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Obama v. Bush: Climate Change Executive Order Reversals, Could Establish National Energy Council (Video Roundup)

(0) Comments | Posted November 9, 2008 | 11:13 AM

12.20.07>> (San Francisco) The Environmental Protection Agency denied California's bid to reduce auto emissions. Attorney General Brown and Governor Schwarzenegger are planning to sue. Allen Martin reports.

President-elect Obama's top priority of stimulating the economy and create jobs will involve new environmental actions aimed at having...

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Justin Timberlake, Jessica Biel for Obama Woo College Students [VIDEO]

(1) Comments | Posted October 23, 2008 | 11:05 AM

Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel made a stop in Las Vegas recently to woo college students for Barack Obama. Produced by Michael Gonzalez of Nevada for MTV's Choose or Lose Street Team '08 at (Oct. 22)

In swing-state Nevada, Justin Timberlake stands on stage holding a...

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McCain Supporters Hit the Streets of NYC [VIDEO]

(2) Comments | Posted October 22, 2008 | 12:47 PM

AFP News video: The McCain campaign continues, full speed ahead. Young supporters spent the weekend campaigning in Manhattan.

Surprise, surprise. I had no idea! Apparently, I've got to get out of the neighborhood more often...

It's not always easy garnering support for the Republican presidential candidate in...

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Incandescent Light Bulb Banned by European Union [VIDEO]

(4) Comments | Posted October 22, 2008 | 11:21 AM

Energy-inefficient incandescent light bulbs have been around a long, long time. In the case of the record-holding, longest, continuously-burning incandescent bulb featured in the video above, it's 106 years!

European Union Energy Ministers decided in Luxembourg recently to ban incandescent light bulbs in Europe as of 2010. The...

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McCain seizes on Obama "Spread the Wealth" remark [VIDEO]

(1) Comments | Posted October 21, 2008 | 1:22 PM

McCain trying to win on the economy. Above, an AP News video: uncut clip of McCain speech. McCain trying to win on foreign policy. Below, a CBS News video wherein McCain seizes on a Biden comment about foreign powers testing a President Obama.


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Sarah Palin Run For Senate? Alaska Senator Ted Stevens Corruption Trial Closing Arguments to Begin [VIDEO]

(6) Comments | Posted October 21, 2008 | 12:13 PM

Not to count any chickens, but did anyone else notice on Saturday Night Live Sarah Pallin told Lorne Michaels that she didn't think the opening sketch was a realistic depiction of how her press conferences "would have gone." Granted, she was talking about the...

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Obama Campaign Fundraising Review Roundup [Videos]

(0) Comments | Posted October 20, 2008 | 1:12 PM

Video news rundown following the history of Obama's fund-raising going all the way back to the time of Hillary days -- remember those days?

October 20, 2008 -- Obama's Record-​Breaking Month

CBS News video segment: For the month of September alone, Barack Obama's campaign...

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