Archive | April, 2013
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George Soros, w…

18 Apr

George Soros, who died XXX at age XXX, was a predatory and hugely successful financier and investor, who argued paradoxically for years against the same sort of free-wheeling capitalism that made him billions.

Lede from the terrible, terrible George Soros obit published accidentally by Reuters today. Come on, guys.

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Brain Lamp

18 Apr

Brain Lamp

Lightbulb! By science-artist (the best kind of artist. Also the best kind of scientist) Jessica Lloyd-Jones. Visit her here.

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CAT BREAK: Housekeeping

18 Apr

This cat loves this vacuum cleaner. The best part is when its face kind of gets sucked down into the tube and it gets longer and stranger.

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GRAMMAR WATCH: Neighbors Support Dudes Who Allegedly Raped Rehteah Parsons

18 Apr

GRAMMAR WATCH: Neighbors Support Dudes Who Allegedly Raped Rehteah Parsons

Here’s a serious thing I’d like you to consider: both of these young men are holding up posters that say “There’s Two Sides.” The pink flier on the ground also says “There’s Two Sides.”

I submit to you that people who do not understand  verb number agreement are not to be relied upon for ethical advice.

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Behold The ‘Star Wars’ Filibuster

18 Apr

I would watch this movie and vote against this legislation.

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Monster Putty Eats Magnet

18 Apr

So this guy mixed iron filings with Silly Putty and it turned the Silly Putty into a MAGNET-CRAZED EATING MACHINE. And I recommend watching the time-lapsed video. Honestly, I’d watch just about any time-lapse video.

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In Memory of Storm Thorgerson

18 Apr

In Memory of Storm Thorgerson

Thorgerson created amazing album covers for Pink Floyd, among others. Here’s a great compilation and a clever picture in his memory (“Back Catalogue,” get it?).