omg… her chin is so fat!

This pisses me off. If you’re like me, you’ve probably never even considered your chin fat (and rightly so, goddamnit). Another issue to add your already fucked-up body image knapsack… as if.

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crowdsourcing for cash… and a baby’s name

It’s exciting times for Andy and Beth Williamson — they’re having a little baby boy in March! However, things took an unexpected turn in late December: “The pregnancy was going well and we were busy getting ready for the big changes that were soon to come our way when we got a real scare—on December […]

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When nannybots go wrong…

KatrinaBelle accidentally typed “shits” instead of “shirts” and Etsy’s nannybot replaced the offending error with “poops”… via Garth at ExtremeCraft.

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star haircut not allowed for eighth-grader

I’m not sure what makes me more sick – the fact that this kid was forced to shave his head to be allowed to return to school (apparently the star is a gang symbol), the complicit media coverage of this event (reporting that the star shape is indeed a gang symbol; on what basis I’m […]

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“My repairs were always rejected by the spider…”

In 1998, Nina Katchadourian went about repairing broken spiderwebs. Let that sink in. She mended spiderwebs! “The morning after the first patch job, I discovered a pile of red threads lying on the ground below the web. At first I assumed the wind had blown them out; on closer inspection it became clear that the […]

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