the smell of my desperation has become a stench

Stuff I found while looking around

The paintings of Michael Carson

A photographic gallery of fractals patterns found while exploring the planet with Google Earth.

This missed connection wins Craigslist.

Johnny Cash’s Short and Personal To-Do List

– This deserves a standing ovation… Bugged:

When a bug can bring down your family, when there are people who are willing to take away the shield that could prevent that, when we as a country have become so small and stingy and mean that we cheer the idea of ripping medical care away from fellow citizens, offering nothing in its place but sanctimony and self-righteousness… What are we? We’re not a country. We’re not a community. Oh, no.

We’re a zero-sum game. We’re the state of nature. We’re animals, gobbling down as much as we can, as fast as we can, swatting away the weak.

Solar system lollipops

Gay Veteran questions Mitt Romney’s stance on Marriage Equality, both awkward and totally kick ass.

– Fascinating… Why We Cry: The Science of Sobbing and Emotional Tearing:

The developmental shift from vocal crying to visual tearing favors the face-to-face encounters of an intimate setting. The maturation of inhibitory control gives adults the ability to select where and when crying occurs, or to inhibit it altogether, options less available to children.

Cast of Mad Men Perform Rick Astley’s Never Gonna Give You Up

52 Shades of Greed

17 Euphemisms for Sex From the 1800s. I’m loving “Blanket hornpipe.”


Cinematic Visions of the Apocalypse: A Supercut

– A few of my favorite recent tweets:

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Heather B. Armstrong

Hi. I’m Heather B. Armstrong, and this used to be called mommy blogging. But then they started calling it Influencer Marketing: hashtag ad, hashtag sponsored, hashtag you know you want me to slap your product on my kid and exploit her for millions and millions of dollars. That’s how this shit works. Now? Well… sit back, buckle up, and enjoy the ride.

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