This week's most popular Diggs: 'Low Resolution Girl,' Glenn Beck's organs and health care reform
Tuesday 10 November 2009
The most popular news, videos and images as picked by Digg users during the last seven days, recorded on November 10.
1. Who on Digg hates this? - An image hosted on farm3.static.flickr.com showing a screenshot of an ad-covered Digg page, which the post's author says looks like an advertiser has "thrown up over the submissions."
2. Low Resolution Girl (PIC) - A picture sponsored by kindacarsick.com. The blog author's halloween costume as a low-resolution image by painting different colored squares on her shirt and face.
3. Jon Stewart's Pitch-Perfect Glenn Beck Impression (Video) - A video sponsored by US TV channel Comedy Central's Indecision Forever website showing Jon Stewart getting passionate about the battle over Glenn Beck's internal organs. Stewart presents his argument with caricaturizations of some of Beck's trademark mannerisms, including diagramming his theory on a blackboard.
4. Breaking: House passes historic health bill - 220 to 215 - An article hosted on Politico.com describing the House of Representatives vote passing the first universal health care bill. It details the arguments, controversies and varying personalities surrounding the bill.
5. Secret copyright treaty leaks. It's bad. Very bad. - An article hosted on boingboing.net in which the author claims to have information on the contents of the classified internet chapter of the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement. The article the treaty, among other things, requires ISPs to "proactively police" all material for copyright infringement, which would cripple sites like YouTube due to an inability to regulate the massive amount of incoming material.
James Foley beheading sparks international manhunt for 'John' the British jihadist
Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
James Foley 'beheaded': Isis video shows militant with British accent 'execute US journalist' – as hunt begins for killer
ALS ice bucket challenge co-founder Corey Griffin drowns, aged 27
James Foley beheading: Fox news presenter Megyn Kelly annoyed by Ferguson update during broadcast about murdered journalist
- 1 Jeremy Clarkson 'does not see a problem' with his racist language on Top Gear, says BBC
- 3 ALS ice bucket challenge co-founder Corey Griffin drowns, aged 27
- 4 A third of employers never check job applicants' qualifications, survey finds
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