politics

Carp, the herpes fish, is trending in Australia for so many reasons

It has been a big day in Australia: Carp, carp and some more carp. Yea, no one here really knows what is going on either. Let's break it down.  On Sunday, the Australian government announced a A$15 million project to release the herpes virus into a river to kill off a huge amount of a type of fish that is considered a massive pest. [...]

Obama’s ‘Red Wedding’ joke proves he deserved that early look at ‘Game of Thrones’

Tired of Senate Republicans refusing to approve his Supreme Court nominee, President Barack Obama may be compelled to take extreme measures. Westeros-style. At his final White House Correspondents' Dinner Saturday, Obama, a Game of Thrones fan, noted there were quite a few Republican senators seated in the cavernous Washington Hilton ballroom during his speech, making it the perfect time to officially fill the late Justice Antonin Scalia's seat with his pick, Judge Merrick Garland. [...]
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