the smell of my desperation has become a stench

Stuff I found while looking around


Liv and Phileas’ photo stream on flickr. Coco is super jealous.

How Much Caffeine Before I End Up in the E.R.?

What If the World’s Soil Runs Out?

A rough calculation of current rates of soil degradation suggests we have about 60 years of topsoil left. Some 40% of soil used for agriculture around the world is classed as either degraded or seriously degraded – the latter means that 70% of the topsoil, the layer allowing plants to grow, is gone.

Hilarious bad lip reading of NFL players

Los Angeles Overreacts to Cold Temperatures

Andrew Sullivan’s quote for the day:

Every straight person already knows everything important there is to know about a gay person’s needs and loves and lives. Just look in the mirror. We are human before we are gay or straight. We are you.

The Inspiration Archive, collected by Teodorik

This is hilarious, but now I’m going to have nightmares for, oh, the rest of my life.

2013 New Years resolutions illustrated

– I can guarantee you that before this happened not one of these three people ever left a bad tip.

This. This is for Cami.

Max Sebald’s Writing Tips:

You sometimes need to magnify something, describe it amply in a roundabout way. And in the process you discover something.

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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