That video clip was from a recent broadcast of the Consortium for the Enhancement of Video Game Instructional Excellence (CEVGIE). It is a Seattle based think-tank funded largely by X-box inc. Ha, ha! Actually its from the Onion New Network, one the web’s most popular purveyors of satirical news. I don’t frequent it at all (much of it is needlessly offensive in some way or another), but see links to Onion news items on other blogs that I read from time to time. I did think that video was a hoot!

Here’s a sample of a recent Onion article:

Obama Outfitted With 238 Motion Capture Sensors For 3-D Record Of Presidency

WASHINGTON—In what is being hailed as a breakthrough in the field of historical record-keeping, the National Archives announced Monday that it would immediately begin outfitting Barack Obama’s chest, limbs, and face with an array of motion capture sensors for use in preserving a 3-D account of his time as president.

The height, width, and depth of the 44th presidency is digitally recorded for future generations of Americans to enjoy. “The presidency of Mr. Obama is truly a landmark event, and I can think of no better way to honor it than with this $2.5 billion advanced digital-imaging project,” acting archivist Adrienne Thomas told reporters…

I have been home sick today and it’s been nice to get in a little more time with Elizabeth and the kids! We love you all.

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