The College Textbook Shakedown of the Day

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We knew something was up.

(Embiggen.)

When It Comes To Drone Strikes of the Day

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Obama is all about using unmanned aircraft to kill suspected terrorists. From Slate:

Since Obama took office, media outlets have reported more than 300 drone strikes in Pakistan targeting al-Qaida or the Taliban, outnumbering the Bush administration's drone strikes five to one. ...

This map, which is based on data from the New America Foundation, displays the location and kill count of reported drone strikes since 2004 and shows that Obama has greatly extended the drone program.

Be sure to investigate this map -- it's interactive!

See more at Slate

Bill O'Reilly Vs. Jon Stewart of the Day

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The Rumble In The Air-Conditioned Auditorium is Saturday night!

You watching?

(Embiggen.)

Why Big Bird Matters of the Day

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If only this info had been sitting on Obama's lecturn...

Beer Politics of the Day

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National Journal used responses from political surveys to create this totally legit infographic. (Embiggen.)

Time to judge your friends by their choice of beer.

Infographic of the Day

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So this is how Americans die. Now if only we could get a straight answer about what happens to us when we die.

[wapo]

Infographic of the Day

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According to the CDC, meals have quadrupled in size since the '50s -- and subsequently, we've gained an average of 26 pounds apiece.

Sick.

Literally.

[gizmodo]