Absolutely stunning photos. discoverynews: Space Station Astronauts Log One Million Photos The astronauts and cosmonauts aboard the International Space Station have logged one million photos — here’s a small selection of our favorites. more photos here Photo 1: After installing new windows for the ISS — the cupola pictured left — shuttle Endeavour undocked and […]
doodlepoop: Sometimes in America, if you’re not a white Anglo-Saxon Protestant Straight Male, you deserve all the human rights violations you experience. EDIT: So you know, one of my goals in this comic was to bring to the forefront an issue a lot of White Americans are ignoring. Get involved ASAP. Also, read this is […]
I don’t know the original source of this, I stole it from reddit. I think it speaks to the broader frustration that I have with much of the pro-life movement, and that is the apparent lack of concern that so many people show once a child is born. I think that as part of a […]
Only write what you know is very good advice. I do my best to stick to it. I wrote about gods and dreams and America because I knew about them. And I wrote about what it’s like to wander into Faerie because I knew about that. I wrote about living underneath London because I knew […]
Weird Al suing Sony for $5 million More proof that even though the recording industry says they’re protecting artists when they go after piracy, they don’t care about artists. If you’re an artist and they can screw you over, they will. Also, I’m fairly sure that at this point, Sony needs Weird Al more than […]
One recurring theme in the fight against providing coverage for birth control, is the idea that sex is for recreation and insurance should not cover someone’s recreational activities. Now, theoretically, I can understand the logic behind that even though I think that it’s a bad argument for a myriad of public policy reasons, not the […]
Okay, so this Scumbag Scalia meme isn’t an entirely accurate representation of Scalia’s tl;dr on the healthcare law or of his lengthy opinions, but it is an accurate representation of how I feel about having to read his lengthy dissents. And truthiness is what matters, right?
This is ridiculously nerdy on so many levels, but also really fascinating. Basically, Microsoft has been going after Android manufacturers using a patent they have on storing long file names in file systems that are designed for short file names. But, because the Internet never forgets, Motorola found a Usenet post that Linus Torvalds, creator […]
I’ve concluded that fountain pens are a way for middle aged, wealthy men to get away with writing with more ink colors than a middle school girl.
Perception equals truth. Before the 18th century, people knew that everything revolved around the Earth. Galileo couldn’t argue convincingly enough against the Catholic Church and if you stand outside without the benefit of what we consider basic scientific education it really does look like our planet is the center of everything. One viewpoint might be […]