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The Pace of Modern Life

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Literature

The awful truth about jogging

Tired of all the lies, Allison Robicelli finally discovers the awful truth about jogging.<p>I despise everything about running. I hate the New York City …

New York City

Obama is checking your email

A few images from the Tumblr <b>Obama is Checking Your Email</b>, featuring a series of pictures of Obama looking over people’s shoulders as they check their …

Tumblr

Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal

2013-06-10<p>Posted June 10, 2013 at 12:00 am<p>One more nag about the new kickstarter and then I'll stop bugging you geeks. Thanks again, everyone. It …

Breakfast

Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal

2013-06-02<p>Posted June 2, 2013 at 12:00 am<p>Have I mentioned recently that we have a facebook group? Only badasses are allowed in. Good …

Facebook

Not quite ‘Phase IV’: Woman kept awake at night by ants ringing her doorbell

A 75-year-old woman from Offenburg in Germany, was kept awake at night by a colony of ants ringing her doorbell.<p>According to the <i>Metro</i> the woman …

Ants

After third round of changes client is happy and...

<i>After third round of changes client is happy and approves our new design for their website. We code it and send the URL over for approval before</i> …

Photoshop

How Bing Crosby and the Nazis Helped to Create Silicon Valley

The nineteen-forties Bing Crosby hit “White Christmas” is a key part of the national emotional regression that occurs every Christmas. Between Christmases, Crosby is most often remembered as a sometimes-brutal father, thanks to a memoir by his son Gary. Less remarked upon is Crosby’s role as a …

How Pesticides Pushed Cockroaches Into Rapid Evolution

In the 1980s, manufactures began making cockroach baits that combined sweet glucose with deadly insecticides. By 1993, many cockroach populations …

Biology

Welcome to Google Island

I awoke aboard a boat, just before daybreak, which was weird. The last thing I remembered was being in San Francisco's Moscone Center, wrapping up a …

We’re screwed: How will we survive in a future without jobs?

<i>This is a guest post by New Delhi-based social media consultant, Kartik Dayanand.</i><p>“We’re getting closer to a world where technology takes care of the …

Charles Bukowski

Slaughterhouse-Five: 22-year-old POW Kurt Vonnegut writes home about the War

Kurt Vonnegut was a 22-year-old Private serving in the U.S. Army, when he was captured at the Battle of the Bulge, in December 1944. Together with …

U.S. Army

Man dies after having sex with hornet’s nest

<i>This isn’t sexy! Who would think this is enticing?</i><p>I’m still trying to wrap my head around this one. Here goes: A 35-year-old Swedish man—who is only …

Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal

What says an hours-open avocado? “I’m still good, just eat me

What says an hours-open avocado? “I’m still good, just eat me. I’m a little brown from the air, that’s all.” Its reassurances only bolster your skepticism.

Jesus Loves the Little Children, but not the GOP: Small child shames idiot Republican lawmaker

Tennessee Republican state senator Stacey Campfield is a repulsive, moronic dickhead. He’s routinely mocked across the Internet—and directly to his …

Dog Food

The agony and ecstasy of Tiny Tim: A remarkably candid interview with Morton Downey Jr.

Tiny Tim was born 81 years ago today.<p>In this clip from 1994, Morton Downey Jr. drops his usual maniacal bluster and manages to get up close and …

Fatherhood

All Adobe Updates

[[A figure sits at his laptop, reading a dialog box on the screen Adobe Update: There is an update for Adobe Download Manager. This update will allow …

How animals eat their food

This video would be a lot better without the first 15 seconds (sippy cups? talking? who cares?) but the rest of it is pants-wettingly amazing.<p>More …

Roger Ebert Hails Human Existence As 'A Triumph'

CHICAGO—Calling the overall human experience “poignant,” “thought-provoking,” and a “complete tour de force,” film critic Roger Ebert praised …