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Slow-Moving Sea Creatures Come Alive In This Extraordinary Time-Lapse. Today's Best Short: 'Old/New,' Narrated By Patton Oswalt. Sleater-Kinney and Broad City Compare “Vag Badges,” Tell You What to Read, Watch and Listen To. Last Friday, the stars aligned over Manhattan to make my deepest darkest feminist dreams come true.

Sleater-Kinney and Broad City Compare “Vag Badges,” Tell You What to Read, Watch and Listen To

I got the chance to see Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer of the hit comedy series Broad City interview lady punk band Sleater-Kinney at the Ace Hotel for NPR. 30 Sites For Legal (and Free) Torrents. Although bittorrent has a reputation for illegally distributing copyrighted content, there is a large, and rapidly growing amount of content in bittorrent that is legally distributable.

30 Sites For Legal (and Free) Torrents

Much of this is issued under a Creative Commons license which allows you to copy, distribute, advertise and play as long as you give credit to the artist. Some also allow altering for mixes as long as credit is given to the artist. Most of this content is music audio and is from up and coming artists. There are some current movies from independent producers, but most is older movies in the Public Domain. There is some content from mainstream popular music, mostly live concerts, but a few popular artists have released their content over bittorrent. All of the content at these sites is legal to download and distribute. In addition to these sites, any torrent search site will index legal torrents.

This article is part of a series of articles on bittorrent here at Gizmo's Freeware. How To Use Torrents. A Satisfactory Explanation For What The One Ring Actually Is. So How The Hell Do You Play Cricket Anyway? How To Design Shirts With Bleach And Freezer Paper. The Lunacy Of Folding A World Record Paper Airplane. You Don't Need a F*cking Case for Your iPhone 5. Trüth, Beaüty, and Volapük. Arika Okrent, in The Public Domain Review , on a particularly dotty (!!!) Language lovingly crafted by a particularly odd German priest: “A language without umlauts,” he wrote, “sounds monotonous, harsh, and boring.” He decried the “endlessly gloomy u and o,” the “broad a” and the “sharp i” of umlautless languages. Though many members of the growing Volapük community may have agreed with his aesthetic judgment, many others thought that for Volapük to have a serious chance at being a world language, the umlauts had to go.

Not only is this article a shining beacon in the wilderness, it gives us an excuse to mention Okrent's book In the Land of Invented Languages: Adventures in Linguistic Creativity, Madness, and Genius . You learn more, but Wikipedia tells us those jags in charge of Big Elvish are dragging their feet: "Two magazines , from issue 39 (July 1998), and , from issue 11 (1995), are exclusively devoted to the editing and publishing of J.R.R.

Neither Cher Horowitz Nor Daria. Inside New York's Last Sensory Deprivation Tank. Here's the thing to know about Sam Zeiger—the curly-haired, fifty-something hippie who owns the last sensory deprivation tank in New York: he's not going to murder you. At least he didn't murder me. A REVIEW OF REVIEW SITES. Scattered throughout the web are small islands of sleepless enthusiasts who have much to say about their passions for new stuff.


They aim their opinions into review sites of varying quality. There are two kinds of review sites: ones run by know-it-all individuals, and one powered by the peer review of a community of users. First Phone Photos: A Time Capsule. When Samsung and the Hairpin asked readers to send in the first photographs in their camera phones, we weren't expecting to get almost 900 responses (!).

First Phone Photos: A Time Capsule

Although we can't post them all, we did look at each one, and picked these somewhat at random. Also: people have a lot of cute pets, and no one sent anything inappropriate! Great idea: Send your friends on their way with a road trip care package. My best friend since I was a child/my downstairs neighbor just packed up and moved away. She's driving with her husband and two dogs in tow from Los Angeles to their new home state of South Carolina. I didn't know what to get her for a "going away present" so I put together a little road trip care package. Here's what I included: A card to read full of sappy shit. Chicken strips for the pups to snack on. One Sweater, Many Crafts: Easy Winter DIY from Recycled Sweaters.

It’s supposed to snow here later this week and although I’m pissed about winter, I am not pissed about winter clothing.

One Sweater, Many Crafts: Easy Winter DIY from Recycled Sweaters

I love sweaters and mittens and hats and socks more than I think is socially acceptable. But what happens when your favorite sweater shrinks in the wash or you awkwardly stain it with your mom’s pasta sauce? How My Danish Friend Paid Off His Debt By Becoming A Gay Prostitute. Henrik was in debt. Not crushing or ruinous or inescapable debt, the kind that makes you ignore letters in your mailbox and private incomings on your mobile. Just irritating debt. In June, he had taken a five-week trip to New York, where he had spent money like a 33-year-old gay man who hadn’t bought new clothes in two years—which he was. He left his home in Copenhagen with one suitcase and came back with two. My History of Being Fat. I was born 10 pounds, 7 ounces; fat from the get-go. There are pictures of my mother pregnant with me, walking around our neighborhood with my costumed brother on Halloween, the day before I was born. She is enormous. Am enormous inside of her.

Nobody cares if you’re fat when you’re a baby. They say things like: or . The History of the Vibrator by Emi Gennis. Dudeism - Ordination by the Religion of The Big Lebowski. 50 Best Websites of 2012.