Archives for category: look over here!

…or Your Ph.D. Program?

Over at McSweeney’s

MARC FORNES / THEVERYMANY

Installed on the elevated plaza of the Suzhou Center for the Jinji Lake Biennial. More info

Boolean Operator

Hopefully I’ll get to swing by Fiji in the Fall!

52 Places to Go in 2018: Fiji

We collected 482 stories of kissing and hooking up, longing looks and breaking up, and we plotted their coordinates. Add your own.

A photo gallery of the making of my favorite website tribute to the best hour of televison, Seventeen People:

Seventeen People: Process

Yes please. Full list and photos.

Hotel Villa Honegg

Hotel Villa Honegg

GENIUS: The purpose of this show is to instruct young viewers in two things: literacy, and delayed gratification.

SUIT #3: Why delayed gratification?

[The GENIUS waits a long time before she answers, and everyone agrees Carl walked right into that one]

from The Toast

I’m oddly comforted that the NFL doesn’t allow this technology to be used for advertising.

via IFLScience

A music-theory mystery! Seth Stevenson investigates the time signature of The Terminator’s Score.

Brad Fiedel’s Main Theme from The Terminator:

via Liz

Josh Worth’s graphic recreation of the solar system, to scale, with one pixel representing 3474.8 km (that’s 2159.14 mi). If you have the patience to scroll all the way to the gas giants, he has some interesting commentary about the inconceivability of enormous numbers and of the emptiness of space.

Taken by Reddit user hayloo who said, “Saw this storm while flying into Denver”:

hayloo: Saw this storm while flying into Denver

click to embiggen

Well, maybe not quite this megalomaniacal.

via Scott Maxwell

File this one under “oh dear god no.”

Bored of being in a dark room, she flips on the light, opens the door and bails.

This particular episode takes place at 1am. We were startled out of bed by a loud THWAP! Making sure there were no zombies, I put her back in the room, and set up the camera.

This is why we keep doors locked with her around. We don't need her harassing the neighbors.

To answer some commonly seen questions… No, there is nobody else in the room with her. Nobody propped her up. She learned how to open doors years ago of her own accord, and continued to do so.

via Jenner on Vimeo via Buzzfeed

Too lazy to dig out the images in this, but this photo essay about walled cities is really incredible. The Dutch!