Piracy’s preserving effect, while little known, is actually nothing new. Through...– Provocative read on why history needs software piracy. Reminiscent of the story of how the widely pirated first edition of Arabian Nights made it one of the most influential pieces of storytelling in history. (via curiositycounts)
peanutweeter: via @GeorgeTakei
Sad that it occured to me at 1130 last night all the things i meant to clean for Moms arrival today. alas no sleep.
War on gays not why we fight wars, says GOP Iraq... →
eatsinglaughdancelove: “I think it’s a horrible idea. To try to do a Buffy without Joss Whedon…it’s the dumbest idea I’ve ever heard.” - Sarah Michelle Gellar on the Buffy reboot
Because the Origami Video = Lovely
Let's Think This Through: Every Child Dersves a... →
sociallyconstructed: I was only recently (and by that I mean like 10 minutes ago) made aware of the “Every Child Deserves a Family Act”, which I have seen as both HR 3827 and HR1681. The purpose: To prohibit discrimination in adoption or foster care placements based on the sexual orientation, gender identification,…
Lego Lovecraft house, with bricky tentacles →
Lego artist Mr Xenomurphy created this great Lovecraftian horror-house, complete with Lego tentacles. Tentacles have so clearly been missing from Lego for all these years, it’s a wonder they aren’t standard issue now.
THE FUTURE OF BOOKS. →
a decade by decade look from 2020-2080. #mcsweeneys
Vegas day 2 = fantasic! This will be hard to top!
Arrived in Vegas!
Ada Lovelace →
Hark, A Vagrant!
What I do on my Saturdays... →
Two grocery stores and a snow storm later, my Thanksgiving shopping is done! Woo!
Comic Buffy Jones Soda →
Game show winner stuns even herself →
SO proud of Sara! Woo!
Trip to the corn maze, pumpkin patch, & winery →
Off to see Dracula at the Library! →
presentation from the Heritage Organization of Romanian Americans in Minnesota
200-Year-Old Echoes in Muslim Center Uproar →
The discrimination suffered by the first Catholics in America, he said, “ought to be an incentive for us to ensure that similar indignities not be inflicted on more recent arrivals.”
Pictures of Fall around Mississippi River →
Lake Mungo →
Watched this great movie last night: Lake Mungo. A ghost story that’s sort of Twin Peaks meets Paranormal Activity.
Cee Lo Green: 'I'd do a lot more damage if I... →
I am so happy Cee Lo Green exists and makes music.
Hogwarts Finally Hooks Up the Internet →
yay! No 4Chan for you, Neville!
The Forked Path- Childhood, Death and the Choose... →
I loved these.
Mental Floss: National Dogs Week →
This is super fascinating!
Parenting Lesson 1: Lying and Pythons from the... →
Seriously, this is awesome. It could only be made more awesome with some poorly done MSPaint illustrations.
My Dragon*Con 2010 Best/Worst of Blog post →
Leavin on a jet plane…
Hark! A Vagrant! does Nancy Drew titles! →
Baking with Betty: Blogger Event →
Gay Culture in West Point’s Shadows →
http://nyti.ms/dvpL2g Anyone else see the BtVS Out of Mind, Out of Sight similarity? Specifically: “But it all came in handy, Ms. Kanis said, when she began doing intelligence work in the Army. I was used to having a cover for my personal life, she said. Living closeted is excellent training for intelligence jobs. You’re always fine-tuning who you can talk to about what.”
Beautiful Alternative Book covers →
oh the pretties!
Fossil Reveals 48-Million-Year History of Zombie... →
Creepy Crawling Undead! Thx Leah!
Why are American writers so good at coming-of-age... →
via @Jodyth & @GuardianBooks
New blog post: Irish Fair →
Lots of Irish dancing!
Pierre Bottineau Library →
Girl quits job thru dry-erase board emails →
Ok this is actually quite hilarious.
oh the cuteness! →
knit cupcake beanies