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5:42 PM, December 5th, 2012

newsweek:

The current winner of our WORST CHRISTMAS SONG tumblr thread is…CHRISTMAS SHOES. What’s Christmas Shoes? You should watch this.

Edit: Should probably link to the thread huh.

Wow, you guys nailed this. 

Reblogged from Newsweek
9:59 AM, December 5th, 2012

Everyone go home. Internet was won early today. 

1:01 PM, November 28th, 2012

picturedept:

A Tale of Two Holidays in Sandy’s Aftermath

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, except in places ravaged by superstorm Sandy. While most people have recovered from the hurricane’s devastating winds and storm surge, pockets of New York and New Jersey are still reeling from the damage. Thousands have been displaced from their homes and lost everything with the storm. Yet, the extravagant holiday decorating continues apace in New York City. The Daily Beast looks at the disparity between the haves and have nots this holiday season.

Above, clockwise from top left:

Kathy Kmonicek / AP: A woman looks at a pair of jeans amongst the pile of clothing in front of Long Beach city hall donated for victims of Superstorm Sandy, November 6, 2012.

Peter Foley, Bloomberg / Getty Images: Women browse handbags at a Macy’s Inc. store in New York on Black Friday, November 23, 2012.

Mark Lennihan / AP Photo: Christmas decorations, salvaged from the charred remains of a home, are shown in Breezy Point, Queens, November 13, 2012.

Don Emmert / Getty Images: Christmas decorations are displayed at a Walmart store in Norwalk, Connecticut, November 17, 2012 .

Some powerful contrasts here.

Reblogged from Picture Dept
6:05 PM, December 23rd, 2011

motherjones:

President Obama’s Christmas present to America: New air quality standards that sharply reduce the emissions of mercury and other airborne toxins from power plants. Also: this photo.

I’d like to think ole GW would approve. 

Reblogged from
11:28 AM, December 23rd, 2011
Hey Internet, look! Christmas Cats! (With brilliant captions.)
(This one’s from Patti Lowery)

Hey Internet, look! Christmas Cats! (With brilliant captions.)

(This one’s from Patti Lowery)

1:06 PM, November 30th, 2011

Michelle and Sasha welcome the White House Christmas tree.

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2:00 PM, November 9th, 2011
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