The Trump inauguration is mostly remembered for the White House’s hilarious attempt to lie about attendance numbers and a dumb nazi getting his dome rocked. But there was also that situation where hundreds of people were arrested and slapped with rioting charges. Now, prosecutors want to go through over 100 locked…
Donald Trump was inaugurated as the 45th president of the United States today, and very shortly after taking oath of office, his administration began the fairly new and complicated digital transition process.
Donald Trump officially became president today, and in an inaugural address he promised many things, some of which may sound familiar, because they were directly lifted from the D.C. comics villain Bane.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Here we are. This is a real event, not a hallucination brought on by chugging a quart of Robitussin laced with bronzer: Donald Trump is being inaugurated President of the United States of America this morning. Festivities will being at 11:30, and right now, much of Jezebel is seated around a…
In an interview with the New York Times last night about Meryl Streep’s scathing Golden Globes speech (“as if Meryl Streep and others could read my mind”), President-Elect Donald Trump claimed that actually, so many celebrities and regular people are coming to his inauguration that all the “dress shops” in Washington,…
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:
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.
Popular Science posted this amazing satellite image of Barack Obama's inauguration, two million people captured in amazing crispness by commercial satellite GeoEye-1. There's another fantastic pic at the link. [PopSci]
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.
Today the federal government of the US will be spending roughly $50 million on state-of-the-art defense during today's inauguration of President Barack Obama. Here, a robot bomb sniffer gets ready for the big day.