Barack Obama is our president sequel, but more importantly, this photo. Duck face. Frog case. First place. Space race. Make haste.
No, this isn't America under attack by swine flu. It's a visualization of call activity all over the world during Obama's inauguration from MIT's senseable city lab. Watching it in motion is even more amazing:
Call me old-timey, but I prefer my lunar rovers on the moon or—barring that—on some sort of rocky facsimile, not rolling up Pennsylvania Avenue. Only thing worse? Dudes wearing spacesuits on earth. [More at Jalopnik]
If, like me, you thought there was something a little off with the performance of John Williams's Oscar-grabbing inauguration theme, you were right. What we heard was a recording made two days prior.
We've all seen the iconic imagery of the day again and again: the nervous smile as the oath went haywire, the rapt crowds, Aretha's hat. But what about everything else? It's all in here.
Jesse Jackson choked on his sandwich on CNN when Barack got out of the Beast and walked in the open, unprotected air. Thankfully, the reverend could have relaxed: BHO was wearing a bullet-resistant suit.
Wolf has been somewhat confusedly hyping CNN's "Photosynth moment," much to Anderson Cooper's chagrin, and behold, here it is, presented by CNN's intrepid multitouch whiz John King. Wait, there's Oprah! UDATED
In celebration of the inauguration of our 44th President, FastMac is selling four Obama-themed t-shirts (today only) for $4.44.
An event like the inauguration is a great excuse for the FBI to roll out all of its super-expensive security gear, like a truck you can explode a live bomb in without hurting anyone.
Using her Kodak*, Malia grabs a shot (or maybe video) of her father giving the Inaugural Address today.
Because sometimes Aretha Franklin wears a hat to the inauguration that words simply cannot describe.
Obama will soon be sworn into office. Earlier this morning, before stepping in front of the pulsing millions, there was a quieter ceremony signaling the transfer of power: He received the nuclear launch codes.
Wondering how you're going to watch the inauguration of Barack Obama while at work tomorrow? Thanks to Lifehacker, we now have the rundown on ways to watch/stay updated without ever leaving our desks.
If you were planning on livebloging the shiz out of BHO's ascension to the throne tomorrow via your smartphone with photos, tweets and txts, you may have a tough time of it.
CNN is asking anyone at the Inauguration this Tuesday to take digital photos, send them in, and let CNN use PhotoSynth to create a massive 3D experience.