The 99% As Installation Art

The 99% As Installation Art

Do Ho Suh created “Floor,” by Korean sculptor and installation artist Do Ho Suh. It might not look all that impressive until you get a little closer: glass plates rest on thousands of multicolored miniature plastic figures who are crowded together with their heads and arms turned skyward. Working together, they support the weight of the individual visitor who steps onto the floor.

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Viewing War With ‘Rose Colored’ Glasses?

Viewing War With 'Rose Colored' Glasses?

In order to investigate the war zone within the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the artist uses formerly formulaic infrared color film to portray tragic scenes of destruction. All of a sudden, the hues of lavender, pink and red aren’t so lovely.

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Public Restrooms: Obama’s Next Campaign Stop

Public Restrooms: Obama's Next Campaign Stop

Hot air? Maybe. But in this nail biter of an election season, the incumbent party will leave no hand dryer unturned.

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Who Increased The Debt?

Who Increased The Debt By President Graph

As investigated by Snopes.com – Who Increased The Debt, the Presidential breakdown of debt is:

Ronald Reagan:

Took office January 1981. Total debt: $848 billion
Left office January 1989. Total debt: $2,698 billion
Percent change in total debt: +218%

George H.W. Bush:

Took office January 1989. Total debt: $2,698 billion
Left office 20 January 1993. Total debt: $4,188 billion
Percent change in total debt: +55%

Bill Clinton:

Took office 20 January 1993. Total debt: $4,188 billion
Left office 20 January 2001. Total debt: $5,728 billion
Percent change in total debt: +37%

George W. Bush:

Took office 20 January 2001. Total debt: $5,728 billion
Left office 20 January 2009. Total debt: $10,627 billion
Percent change in total debt: +86%

Barack Obama:

Took office 20 January 2009. Total debt: $10,627 billion
Total debt (as of the end of April 2011): $14,288 billion
Percent change in total debt: +34%

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When In Bangkok…

When In Bangkok...

Thou shalt not bring German Shepherds or assault rifles into taxi cabs. Also, thou shalt not have sex.

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