This is one of the best things I’ve ever heard.
This ranking of US Presidents by style is pretty great. Though I disagree with the choice to allow their wives’ style to influence their placement, and with how low Rutherford B. Hayes, the hottest president, is.
SHUT UP PUNS ARE THE HIGHEST FORM OF HUMOR. Anyway, check out this experiment where scientists dropped a bowling ball and feathers in a vacuum.
I love this so much I signed up for the newsletter.
I am so taken with this photo series of people living with bipolar disorder.
I really like this literary map of the USA, but I am having some trouble accepting anyone other than Willa Cather for Nebraska–even Rainbow Rowell, whose novels I love a LOT. Of course, Cather represents the building of Nebraska, while Rowell represents modern-day Nebraska.
The covers of six fake magazines that appear as set dressing in Blade Runner.
While London has buildings with spikes to keep the homeless away, Vancouver has been installing special benches that provide shelter. Excuse me, there is something in my eye.
io9 has put together a fantastic list of 31 Essential Science Fiction Terms And Where They Came From. I am especially fascinated by the ones that originated in non-science context.
In 1973, my new hero, George Etzel Pearcy, proposed redrawing the state boundaries and reducing the number of states to 38. His brilliant plan obviously did not become reality, but I am a huge fan.