We just discovered that Manchester-based Illustrator James Chapman (previously featured here) has another awesome Tumblr. It’s called Movie Cat! It’s a comic about “Hollywood’s favourite terrible director, who is also a cat”, and it’s positively puntastic. It’s going to take us all day to recover from these proposed Harry Potter sequel puns. Show More Summary
Better not think about it too deeply. If there is a multiverse, there is probably an alternate you who is much better than the you that you turned out to be. If that's too depressing, remember that there may be worse versions of you....Show More Summary
It’s hard to imagine anyone ever got anything done at all on that plane.
I'm sure everything will be fine.
A laughing stock. A shit show. A timeless monument to impotence.
Camerota claims Ailes told her, "I would have to work with you really closely, and it may require us getting to know each other better."
Even the most professional photographers don't always get it right. Check out these 12 hilarious mementos that should have been relegated to the dustbin of history.
A tip of the blogging hat to the elves at No Such Thing As A Fish for explaining in a recent podcast how "slime" is now a "thing". I found a detailed explanation in a column at nymag. Herewith some excerpts:Slime, if you haven’t encountered...Show More Summary
Excerpts from an interesting longread at the BBC:The political economist Benjamin Friedman once compared modern Western society to a stable bicycle whose wheels are kept spinning by economic growth. Should that forward-propelling motion...Show More Summary
Photo taken at an Italian children's hospital. Via Reddit.
The more we learn about Uber and its founder, Travis Kalanick, the less we like them. The NY Times reports on the ride company's sleazy tactics. For months, Mr. Kalanick had pulled a fast one on Apple by directing his employees to help camouflage the ride-hailing app from Apple’s engineers. Show More Summary
Kohl served multiple roles in Egyptian antiquity. Egyptians of all social classes applied the eyeliner daily in veneration of the deities, satisfying both religious obligations and beautifying desires. Wearing the glossiest, highestShow More Summary
Early projections in France's presidential elections today show that far-right candidate Marine Le Pen and centrist Emmanuel Macron will now face off in a runoff election. Macron came in first, and Le Pen second, in Sunday's first round of voting. Show More Summary
Even the most expensive pair of hi-fi headphones can’t match the feeling of bass rumbling through your body at a live show. That's why music aficionados designed The Basslet, an accessory that reproduces that sensation from your wrist. Show More Summary
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When I wrote about the Haunted Mansion loot crates ("Ghost Post") last March, what I couldn't say was that I was the writer on the project, penning the radio scripts, newspapers, letters, and associated gubbins and scraps that went along...Show More Summary
Researchers used a CT scanner to watch how dolphins' oddly shaped junk fits together during sex.
The disaster just marked its 111-year anniversary.