So. Many. Tabs. Open. If only for the sake of my browser’s performance, I humbly submit this entry. Here goes, rapid fire:
LA Weekly on people living off the grid, as in living in their cars. (See “Author, Post-grad life of” for further information)
An analysis (book-list) of the Sexy Librarian trope in popular culture.
The NYTimes is worried that more women on campuses makes dating difficult. Because, of course, women go to college to find future husbands. So is American Enterprise Institute’s Mark Perry. While there are some very troubling trends in male-power that come about by unequal gender ratios at co-ed institutions that need to be addressed, can someone please explain to me why these women are so desperate to date when they are paying a hell of a lot of money to get a degree? Whew. Moving on to something that doesn’t piss me off so much…
Make ice cream in 15 minutes by using dry ice.
‘Shrooms: Messing with construction materials as well as your mind. (Mushrooms as possibly concrete replacement)
Quiz time (be honest!): Are you addicted to technology? (Not gonna lie: I answered yes to 20 of them…)
Fun with captions: Change a cartoon of Batman slapping Robin to say whatever dialog you want (make as NSFW as you want)
New “Elder care” robat is, inexplicably, female-gendered. Who really needs a robot with a gender? That’s not really their function, right? Also, those lips are freaky.
Women and Reading/Writing. Women read more than men (certainly more fiction), so why are most of the bestselling authors/ones winning awards men?
What if Congressional Seats were proportioned by the statistically accurate economic levels of the United States? (aka the top richest get 2 seats in Senate, as well as the most poor, and the rest is on a sliding scale?) LOVE THIS CONCEPT, BTW.
Aaaaannndddd…because I just dumped a lot of angry socio-political posts on you, here is a picture of a baby giraffe: