Stuff I found while looking around


– Just because I could: search for “Australian Shepherd” on flickr

– Oh my god this cat I LOVE IT

– An illustrated guide to the biggest dragons in fantasy

– In dogs’ play, researchers see honesty and deceit, perhaps something like morality

– Very interesting: trailer for the TV show “Gotham”

Elephants are badass: “With the river deep, mountain high banks are never easy for adults, let alone a six month old calf, so being washed away in the current was a very real possibility. Thankfully mum and her emergency swat team enacted a remarkable rescue.”

Children’s endearing letters to Judy Blume about masturbation, and the beloved author’s response

On the Future of MetaFilter (one of my favorite sites on the Internet):

We’ve cut back as much as we can over the last 18 months, we’ve changed web hosts, going from hardware in racks to cloud hosting (cutting our bills by 80%). We’ve all taken pay cuts.

But at this point with recent shifts in search traffic and ad revenue MetaFilter is now losing several thousand dollars per month and if nothing were to change, MetaFilter would be sunk by the middle of summer when our already depleted savings run completely dry.

Anatomy of a common kitchen knife

Frozen, the censored version

The ’90s Alt-Rock Vocal Hook Supercut

Before they were on Game Of Thrones

– Bat for Lashes collaborates with Beck: “Under the Indigo Moon”

A Love Letter To Salt Lake City, by Ty Burrell

An Expert’s Guide to Celebrity Faces:

“If you have a very symmetric, very easy to process face, then you have one problem: You won’t be remembered so well,” he says. This is because we recall faces by their differences, by what makes them distinct from one another. The asymmetries make her face unique, help her stand out, and add to her appeal. “The little imperfections of her face can be [read] as a sign of authenticity,” he adds.

– A few of my favorite recent tweets: