Debunking McCain's attack ads: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IH0xzsogzAk (via wcg)
Socotra Island photographs: http://www.darkroastedblend.com/2008/09/most-alien-looking-place-on-earth.html I hadn't ever heard of the place, and it is, indeed, damn alien looking. (via violet_tigress1)
Photographs from Galveston Island, yesterday, still hours before landfall. Some are heartbreaking; some are terrifying. Some are terrifyingly beautiful. http://www.chron.com/news/photogallery/Hurricane_Ike_approaches.html (via Don Delny posting at Making Light.
The Daily Show on "the gender card": http://www.thedailyshow.com/video/index.jhtml?videoId=184086&title=sarah-palin-gender-card (via my friend D WINOLJ). ETA: Does not work with all browsers. It does seem to work properly with Firefox 2.x; I didn't test anything else.