Mountains of Mouthiness – I’m crying laughing at this.
Texas Governor Orders Guard to Monitor US Military Exercises – “Hi, I’m athe paranoid delusional that you elected governor! Don’t question me!”
True schadenfreude is delicious
Somebody had a better idea than latitude and longitude or street addresses for communicating location to other people – Not.
Anti-gay rights republican turns out to be gay – I think there needs to be a “Wide Stance Republicans” party
Check out the PBS documentary, Last Days in Vietnam – For a short time, PBS is streaming the film, here’s the site for more
Classic films summarized by someone who has never seen them – Kind of great, in a not-so-great way.
The Avengers ’78! – Is kind of great in a super great way.
Nina Simone documentary with never-before seen material coming to Netflix
This ridiculous gym startup is trying to teach members how to pick up women – Bro
Two women are chased through a shopping mall by a cannibal. 1983.
How Safe Are Artificial Sweeteners, Really?
The naked corn paradox – Seth Godin
What happens when you give up sugar?
Microsoft can guess your age from a picture – Fairly well, I might add.
1997 Hunter S. Thompson – On internet journalism, “Well, I don’t know. There is a line somewhere between democratizing journalism and every man a journalist. You can’t really believe what you read in the papers anyway, but there is at least some spectrum of reliability. Maybe it’s becoming like the TV talk shows or the tabloids where anything’s acceptable as long as it’s interesting.”
Hey, Yall gotta cigarette? (Trap Remix) – Is a small bit of awesome.
Mad Max Fury Road – final trailer – Kind of resembles a fever dream that I once had.
Baltimore’s dual identity explains unrest – So many parallels to Flint.
How Nepal’s earthquake was mapped in 48 hours – 2,182 digital volunteers, trawling 14,700 km2 worth of high resolution satellite imagery, identifying 3,128 damaged buildings.
Public Opinion Shifts in Favor of Gay Marriage – Among Republican ranks, those under 50 are mostly in favor.
An Anti-Creativity Checklist for 2015 – I think I’ve seen almost every most of these.
The brains behind the ‘Aha!’ moment – Something that has fascinated me my entire life. There are regular “Ah-ha” moments, they happen all the time. Then there are revelations, less common, but they should happen a few times in several years. Then there is the unicorn of enlightenment, “The Epiphany.” Which we’re lucky if we have one. Ever.
The Deadpan Genius of Buster Keaton – They had me at “The.” I love it when the internets “discover” old things.
Smartphone Etiquette: When To Send Handwritten vs Digital Notes – I know of only a very few people who have the grace to write notes any longer. They know who they are.
Nobody Famous anil dash on being famous while being not famous – I’ve had “not fame” flirt with me once or, twice. I understand this quite a bit. Though, he’s been an “A-list” internets person for many years, I am fond of him 🙂
Dooce is done? Another old-school blogger goes back inside… to write for themselves.
As Riots Follow Freddie Gray’s Death in Baltimore, Calls for Calm Ring Hollow – I’m playing “catch up” on this story. I’m trying not to drink the facebook Kool-Aid, but my first thought is “F— the police.” I’m not wrong.
Miss Piggy to receive feminist award, which should end all debate on the subject
Your Password is Too Damn Short
This video reminds us that assholes will always be a renewable resource
Game of Fear: The Story Behind GamerGate – In case you missed this.
Tuna Company Charged Over Worker Cooked Alive With 6 Tons of Fish – Speechless. No pun available here.
State of emergency enacted in Baltimore; curfew starts – Most recent story on Baltimore.
Jon Stewart: why I quit The Daily Show – I really don’t care for Jon Stewart, there are those that do, more the better for ya
Meet the New Wave of Chinese Designers – Assimilation will be total. I, for one, welcome our new fashion overlords.
Trapped Into Selling Magazines Door-to-Door – I’ve wondered for decades if this was some sort of scam and how it was engineered.
China home to largest Buddhist settlement in the world – 40,000 Buddhist monks and nuns. They can’t have TV, but they can have iPhones…
Scientists Target New Painkillers From Spider Venom – Not opiates…
E.U. vows to boost migrant search-and-rescue efforts and Why Libya is springboard for migrant exodus – BBC News – This will become a very large humanitarian issue, it already is.
FDA Ponders Putting Homeopathy To A Tougher Test – Finally, the FDA may start testing homeopathic medicines.
Please read this epic obituary of Vivian Nicholson – The “Spend, spend, spend” lady was an epic person, who had an amazing life, and owes nothing to anyone, least of all an explanation.
The First Apple Homepage (via Waxy.org: Links Miniblog) – I remember when it looked like this. Of course, there wasn’t anything anyone wanted to see, but they where there!
The new spam: interactive robo-calls from the cloud as cheap as e-mail – Prepare your anus, er… I meant blocked caller lists.
Marvelous DB – A User-Friendly Website Filled With Information About Almost Any Marvel Character and Comic Book.
Republicans push for a permanent aristocracy
A.A. Sponsor Turns in Evans Woman for Underage Party. This story keeps getting better as you read it: Attorney for Evans Party Mom Releases Statement
Candy Crush Saga: Man tears tendon in thumb from playing mobile game too much
If you are an Android user, go to Google.com type in “find my phone.” You may have to log in to be verified, but it’s a very new(ish) cool thing.
David Hasselhoff performs the Kung Fury theme
The Age of Hubble a (2015) Documentary about Space – [50:01] – An army of high-tech telescopes, led by Hubble in space, has delivered an unprecedented chain of discoveries about how galaxies took shape, how stars live and die, and how life arose. What are we learning about the universe and ourselves in this Age of Hubble?
(So, every few days, I like to put links to things that I read, see, or that you’ve linked in your world. I hope you enjoy, I’ll try to keep them going)