Robbie Rogers

Stuff I found while looking around


– Fabian Oefner Photography: “Black Hole is a series of images, which shows paint modeled by centripetal force. The setup is very simple: Various shades of acrylic paint are dripped onto a metallic rod, which is connected to a drill. When switched on, the paint starts to move away from the rod, creating these amazing looking structures.”

A gallery of death by snack overindulgence

How Ellen DeGeneres Helped Change The Conversation About Gays:

“That scene is just so beautiful, because there’s nothing like telling someone you’re gay and then it goes silent,” Halem says. “But for her to say, ‘I’m gay’ and it’s a laugh line, and you know it lets us laugh, it lets us release some of the anxiety.”

– “My goal is to make people feel as uncomfortable as possible as they listen to me describe to someone on the phone exactly what they are doing and what they look like.”

– Hey kids. Remember to brush your teeth.

The Battle We Didn’t Choose

– Infographic: The World as 100 People

Calvin & Hobbes Gifs

Ayn Rand Really, Really Hated C.S. Lewis

The First Honest Cable Company

Pregnancy Q&A:

Q: Should I have a baby after 35?

A: No, 35 children is enough

– If you can’t get in touch with me it’s because I’m sitting here scrolling through this again and again and again: Des Hommes et des Chatons

– “Watch the slow creep of spring as it pushes the cold hand of winter back to the frigid north … only to succumb again next year, of course.”

– What your daily calorie allowance looks like

UK-based scientists have designed an ‘intelligent’ microchip which they claim can suppress appetite:

The chip and cuffs are designed to read and process electrical and chemical signatures of appetite within the nerve. The chip can then act upon these readings and send electrical signals to the brain reducing or stopping the urge to eat.

And I will hug him and love him and squeeze him and call him George

21 Vintage Easter Cards That Will Totally Creep You Out

Robbie Rogers: why coming out as gay meant I had to leave football:

“Life is simple when your secret is gone. Gone is the pain that lurks in the stomach at work, the pain from avoiding questions, and at last the pain from hiding such a deep secret.”

Fascinating Photos of Famous Authors as Teenagers

A few of my favorite recent tweets: