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A Photo Series Celebrates Modern-Day Rosie the Riveters

During World War II, Rosie the Riveter became a cultural icon symbolizing women at work in manufacturing. The hit 1942 song “Rosie the Riveter” paid homage to a tireless assembly line worker while government photographers captured striking photos of women at work building airplanes and ships for the war. Show More Summary

New ebook: “Abolition of Reason: Pro-life apologists deconstruct ‘Immediatist’ ideology”

On April 25, the Center for Bio-Ethical Reform’s Gregg Cunningham debated Abolish Human Abortion’s T. Russell Hunter on the topic, “Pro-life Incrementalism vs. Abolitionist Immediatism.” As faithful readers to my blog know, I followed...Show More Summary

Call Her Caitlyn But Then Let’s Move on to the Issues Affecting the Trans Community

Today Caitlyn Jenner introduced herself to the world in a fabulous Vanity Fair spread. “Call me Caitlyn,” she tells the public in this latest cover story and through her recently launched @Caitlyn­­_Jenner Twitter handle. It is important...Show More Summary

Honest Rec Sports Commercial

(PG-13 Language) CollegeHumor’s cynical break down of some of the people that join recreational sports leagues and their reasons for signing up. Hint: it’s not about health. Well, not physical health.

Room in a Box

Our Paper Life’s Room in a Box consists of water-resistant and 100% recyclable cardboard furniture. You’ll get a chair, a desk, a trash bin and 12 drawers that can be arranged into a bed and a shelf, plus a wheeled storage box.

Small Surprise: Books About Women Don’t Win Big Awards

She's watching (Image via Wikimedia) Book awards may not attract as much attention as say, Neil Patrick Harris walking on stage in his underwear, but they still get plenty of press (and way more respect). Novelist Nicola Griffith follows...Show More Summary

Floor Graffiti

Street artist Javier De Riba uses spray paint and stencils to create patterns that look like floor tiles, adding a surprising bit of life to the sites where he paints them. You can buy prints of Javier’s patterns from his shop.

Grading Wine: What is the 100-Point System?

Categories: Skepticism Tags: pop culture criticismReviewswinewine scores If you purchase wine regularly, you’ve probably come across “shelf talkers,” the laminated tags displayed with wine that often include a review from a prominent magazine or critic such as... (Read more...)

1-Pixel Pac-Man

Mike Szczys of HackADay shows off a neat trick using a grid of SmartMatrix RGB LEDs, a Teensy 3.1 circuit board, and a classic Atari joystick. The end result – a fully playable version of the arcade classic Pac-Man. Full build instructions here.

Robot on an Airboard

Dancer Madd Chadd appears to be more robot than human as he pops, locks and breaks it down into controlled mechanical movements all while he maintains his balance on a wheeled Airboard. The track is So by Dabow.

Daily 2 Cents: Hooded Figure Spooks Drivers in Australia -- Odd Anomaly / UFO Photographed -- Fisherman Impaled to Death by Swordfish

Hooded Figure Spooks Drivers in Australia Dashcam footage shows a creepy figure walk out on to the road and lunge at a car as it passes by.The driver had been traveling along Lake Road near Kearsley at around 1:30am when he came across...Show More Summary

Commercial Jingle Counterpoint

Advertisers have wasted millions of brain cells with catchy commercial jingles that burrow into our heads. YouTuber Grant Woolard turned 25 of the most memorable jingles into one long earworm.

Feministing Jamz: Ana Tijoux’s “Antipatriarca”

The music video to accompany Feministing favorite Ana Tijoux’s feminist anthem has finally been made and it’s everything we’ve been waiting for and more. Created from an international open call for submissions, the video shows womenShow More Summary

Moky Keyboard & Touchpad

A Bluetooth keyboard with infrared sensors that turn the entire area above the keys into an invisible touchpad when you hold down one of its mouse keys. The touchpad function works with PCs and Android devices.

Deal: Striiv Fusion Smartwatch

Save 39% off the MSRP on this streamlined and easy to use smartwatch, which tracks your movements, sleep habits and offers text alerts from your iOS or Android smartphone. Includes three different band colors in the package.

Watch John Oliver Issue a Scathing Takedown of FIFA's "Swiss Demon" President

One very prominent name was missing among the several high-ranking FIFA officials indicted on corruption and bribery charges last week. That person, of course, was FIFA president Sepp Blatter, who as John Oliver described on the latest...Show More Summary

Mad Max: Fury Road ’80s Trailer

Erick Solis and Ricardo Trevino aka Playback Collective edited clips of the sublime Mad Max: Fury Road to make an ’80s-style trailer for the flick. Or at least a music video for Power Glove’s badass song Vengeance.

John Waters: I've Committed Voter Fraud

16 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

"I have committed voter fraud, yes, but she didn’t win so it didn’t matter. I voted for her twice, because in those days they didn’t have picture ID. So in California, I would ask people, ‘Are you gonna vote?’ and if they said no, I would go vote for her. Show More Summary

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