Stuff I found while looking around


– Photos of San Francisco-based Jay Miheimbuch’s dog

– Musicless music video: Prodigy’s “Firestarter” without music

– An athletic look at the importance of sleep

“There we go!”

Vintage ads meet pop culture

– Cormac McCarthy’s Three Punctuation Rules

This brings back so many memories.

Shamus Beaglehole

– Is gray your neighbor’s favorite color, or is grey your neighbour’s favourite colour?
A quick look at British and American spelling

Bubble soccer

Q&A: Craig Mod on making writing more mobile-friendly and where digital publishing is headed:

One of the reasons I think Safari on the iPhone, the Chrome browser, any of these things, aren’t as good as they could be for running applications is because five years ago, or whenever the App Store opened, we sort of abandoned the web in a way.

The banana – the atheist’s nightmare

– Six minutes and 39 seconds of people falling over

Stocking up for winter!

– Tearing Europe Apart: 20 ways to slice a continent

12 Best Long Takes in Film History

– “His Career Will Be Absolutely Fine”: On Telling People About Being Molested

Why Narratives Win Our Hearts and Minds:

The left temporal cortex lit up, and not just for the period immediately following the reading assignments. The neural changes persisted for several days. This is why we sometimes say that a story was so powerful we just can’t seem to shake it.

– A few of my favorite recent tweets: