Fox News have unveiled a “breathtakingly ridiculous” new newsroom, full of Star Trek style screens and comically huge tablet computers. In a video posted on their website yesterday, perma-tanned anchor Shepard Smith took viewers on a tour of the ludicrous new facility, a base for the Murdoch owned right-wing network’s new headline news show. It […]

A series of non-fatal accidental shootings have overshadowed events organised by the US pro-gun lobby. The first annual ‘Gun Appreciation Day’ was held as the Obama administration looks to reduce violence in the wake of the Conneticut school shootings. But the rallies and fairs — whose organisers officially welcome endorsement from groups such as, errr, Zombie Killers […]

Rupert Murdoch’s companies have been found to be grossly misleading the US public over climate change, with Fox News‘ coverage classed as giving dodgy info 93% of the time. In the report, compiled by the Union of Concerned Scientists, Murdoch’s Wall Street Journal comes a close second in the inaccuracy stakes, with a massive 81% […]

Apparently tiring of the endless mad reasons that Saint Romney lost to evil Obama last week, the tin-foil hat brigade over at Fox News have found a new conspiracy to latch onto: the General Petraeus sex scandal. As demonstrated by the above video, the paragons of the American unelectable right think that the former CIA boss […]

In the aftermath of the US presidential election, polling guru Nate Silver has been enjoying widespread plaudits having called the outcome in each of the fifty states correctly. However, it’s worth remembering that with the 2010 General Election in the UK, Silver didn’t do quite so well. In the run up to election day, Silver […]

Last night gave the Republicans plenty of things to feel glum about. With Obama relected and retaining the senate, it was clearly the Democrats’ night — Mitt Romney (above) wasn’t the only politician left looking a bit sad. So as we all recover from staying up too late watching electoral college votes roll in, Scrapbook presents […]