Facebook Tag Everybody You Know in This Gigapixel Inauguration Picture

There are a number of amazing gigapixel inaugortation images kicking around the web, but this one is by far our favorite—because it lets you tag anyone you recognize via Facebook. » 1/23/13 4:00am 1/23/13 4:00am

Sasha Obama Takes Stunning Presidential Inauguration Duckface Photo

Barack Obama is our president sequel, but more importantly, this photo. Duck face. Frog case. First place. Space race. Make haste. » 1/21/13 6:20pm 1/21/13 6:20pm

Watch the World Lit Up By Millions of Voices During Obama's Inauguration

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: » 5/26/09 11:40am 5/26/09 11:40am

NASA Electric Lunar Rover Looks Silly In Obama's Inaugural Parade


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] » 1/23/09 9:11pm 1/23/09 9:11pm

Itzhak and Yo-Yo Go Milli Vanilli With John Williams's Inaugural…

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. » 1/23/09 12:20pm 1/23/09 12:20pm

1,474 Megapixel Inauguration Panorama is a Treasure Trove of Candid…

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. » 1/23/09 5:52am 1/23/09 5:52am

Barack Obama's Bulletproof Inaugural Suit

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. » 1/21/09 3:00pm 1/21/09 3:00pm

CNN's Inauguration Day Photosynth Compiles Crowdsourced Photos in 3D…

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 » 1/20/09 3:22pm 1/20/09 3:22pm

Obama Inspired Shirts From FastMac: One Day Sale For $4.44

In celebration of the inauguration of our 44th President, FastMac is selling four Obama-themed t-shirts (today only) for $4.44. » 1/20/09 1:04pm 1/20/09 1:04pm

The Fancy Security Gear the FBI Busted Out for the Inauguration

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. » 1/20/09 12:30pm 1/20/09 12:30pm

Obama's Private Inauguration Ritual: Receiving the Nuclear Launch Codes

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. » 1/20/09 12:05pm 1/20/09 12:05pm

Obama Wallpapers Inaugurate Your iPhone, iPod Touch, BlackBerry, or Palm

I have to say that some of these Obama wallpapers—created to celebrate the Presidential Inauguration—are incredibly naff, but others are actually quite cool looking. And hey, one day is one day. [GX-5] » 1/20/09 9:00am 1/20/09 9:00am

How to Follow Obama's Presidential Inauguration Online

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. » 1/19/09 8:40pm 1/19/09 8:40pm

Cell Networks To Inauguration Attendees: Please Don't Use Your Phone…

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. » 1/19/09 9:40am 1/19/09 9:40am

Contribute to CNN's PhotoSynth 3D Collage of the Inauguration

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. » 1/17/09 4:00pm 1/17/09 4:00pm

The Week in iPhone Apps: Let's Get Drunk and Talk About Politics

Always a microcosm of the greater world, the App Store this week focused on two things us Americans have been thinking about a lot recently-the upcoming election, and tossing back a few this Labor Day weekend. And with this week's apps, there's no reason for your iPhone to be left out. The political applications,… » 8/29/08 3:00pm 8/29/08 3:00pm