Stuff I found while looking around


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Bonkers Russian gymnastics video

48 Things That Will Make You Feel Old

Fifty Shades of Grey: The Paint Chip Edition

A 29-year-old on the difficulties of landing a first job:

You know those high-school kids who study hard, get great grades, have part-time jobs, and manage to excel at athletics all at the same time? That was us. The university students who go to class, make the dean’s list, run extra-curricular clubs, and still make it out to the bar once in a while? We were those guys. We’ve got nothing against hard work and earning our way. I’d argue that we’re even rather good at it.

Yo, Should I Dump This Asshole?

Modern romance.

Goddammit, Carol.

How to Not Kill a Cyclist:

IT IS A COMMON JOKE ON THE INTERNET THAT TYPING IN ALL CAPS IS THE TEXTUAL EQUIVALENT OF SHOUTING. By extension, honking to a cyclist is like putting those caps in bold and 48-point type.

Photo of MGM’s stable of movie stars in 1943

Seeing Yourself as Others Do

This image, titled “Pressure Point,” was the beginning of a self-portrait series that intimately chronicles Ms. Davis’s evolving relationship with her body. Often shot in natural light in her apartment or with friends, Ms. Davis’s photos have a documentary feel. However, they are art-directed moments borrowed from real life.

Pin-up girls before and after, 1950s

– A few of my favorite recent tweets: