Gif of the Day: What Was Joe Biden Looking at During the State of the Union Address?

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Regardless of the State of The US, Joe Biden is having a helluva time. Smirky Joe Biden strikes again.

This gif is a perfect "I see what you did there" reaction gif.

Local Politics of the Day: Pastafarian Sworn Into Town Council Wearing a Spaghetti Strainer

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Local Politics of the Day: Pastafarian Sworn Into Town Council Wearing a Spaghetti Strainer
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Christopher Schaeffer, a Pastafarian minister, was recently sworn into the Pomfret, N.Y. Town Council wearing a colander on his head. Schaeffer is a member of the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster which was founded by an atheist in 2005. The symbol of the church is the spaghetti strainer.


Bobby Henderson, the founder of the church, blogged that Scchaeffer's swear-in "may be the first openly Pastafarian sworn into office."

Imposter of the Day: The Sign Language "Interpreter" at Mandela's Memorial Just Made Everything Up

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As if the president's selfies weren't enough, it became very apparent to those in the international sign language community that this interpreter here was basically just making things up on the fly and foregoing that whole "interpreting" (or "making sense") thing entirely.

Touché of the Day: Russel Brand vs. Jeremy Paxman

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Jeremy Paxman faces off against Russell Brand to discuss his new journalistic venture and his views on politics.

Serious Satire of the Day: Watch This Argument For Naming Storms After Political Figures That Don't Recognize Climate Change

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ClimateChange.org's video "Climate Name Change proposes in a satirical-yet-serious way that we change the way we name storms. The video's suggestion of naming storms after political policy makers that deny climate change is tied to their actual petition here.

Hurricane Paul Ryan does have a nice ring to it. What do you think?

Supercut of the Day: Politicians Making Awkward Rap References

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The Huffington Post brings this painfully awkward supercut of politicians talking about "rap music" and a few even reciting the lyrics. Some of the highlights include Utah Senator Orrin Hatch reading the lyrics from "Hits From the Bong" by Cypress Hill, Connecticut Senator Joe Lieberman breaking down the semantics of "slapping a h*" and Florida Representative Dean Cannon quoting the song "99 Problems" by Jay-Z.

Restored Faith in Humanity of the Day: New Zealand Legislators Serenade Gay Marriage Amendment

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Today, New Zealand became the thirteenth country to legalize gay marriage after the Parliament voted 77 to 44 on an amendment to their 1955 marriage laws. Upon the formal announcement, many people in the crowd as well as a few lawmakers spontaneously burst into singing the traditional Māori love song "Pokarekare Ana."