I FOUND THE THING (John is in Ethiopia so he couldn’t find the thing) and OH MY GOD JUST LISTEN TO ALEX TREBEK! “This young lady is a…nerd…fighter…”


Big ups to Selena!

Alex’s “ahh… Ok.” is possibly the most awkward thing ever. It’s like he knew she was speaking a language, but didn’t quite know what language it was.



The truth is, a new Tool record is far from completion. It’s been eight years since the quartet put out its most recent record, 10,000 Days. And while both Jones and drummer Danny Carey tell Rolling Stone that they have more than enough raw musical ideas for an album – and one close-to-complete track – a variety of outside forces have stymied the band’s creative progress.

Given the name of their last album, assuming it’s some kind of estimate for how long it takes them to make an album, and given that 8 years have passed since its release, we have around 19 years before the next album.




Casa Tomada Rafael Gómez Barros

"The urban interventions are meant to represent displacement of peasants in his native Columbia [sic] due to war and violence, themes that resonate in one form or another in any country his work is displayed in. Crafted from tree branches, fiberglass, and fabric, the 2 foot ants are particularly striking when seen clustered aggressively on facades of buildings.”

I will always reblog giant ants.

While clearly awesome, there is nothing about this that doesn’t give me the creeps on a 2-foot-long-ant scale.

Big news: Marvel has announced that the next Thor will be a woman. Note that this is not Ms. Thor, or Thorette, or Thora. This is Thor. As you can see from the picture, though, they’re still under the impression that a female hero has to be portrayed in the same old exaggerated form.

I’ve attached my own take on a female Thor, based pretty strongly from the character of Lagertha Lothbrok from the TV series “Vikings”. Note that, instead of the completely useless boob-armour, she’s wearing a chainmail jerkin (the rectangles on the chest and under the arms are leather, presumably to add a little more protection). She’s also got full sleeves and leggings. Also, note the profound lack of exposed skin. I don’t think she looks any less female, do you?

Let me know what you think. Should Marvel go with the boob-armoured stereotype, or should they model her after a more historically accurate viking shieldmaiden?


What if
all women were bigger and stronger than you
and thought they were smarter

What if
women were the ones who started wars

What if
too many of your friends had been raped by women wielding giant dildos
and no K-Y Jelly

What if
the state trooper
who pulled you over on the New Jersey Turnpike
was a woman
and carried a gun

What if
the ability to menstruate
was the prerequisite for most high-paying jobs

What if
your attractiveness to women depended
on the size of your penis

What if
every time women saw you
they’d hoot and make jerking motions with their hands

What if
women were always making jokes
about how ugly penises are
and how bad sperm tastes

What if
you had to explain what’s wrong with your car
to big sweaty women with greasy hands
who stared at your crotch
in a garage where you are surrounded
by posters of naked men with hard-ons

What if
men’s magazines featured cover photos
of 14-year-old boys
with socks
tucked into the front of their jeans
and articles like:
“How to tell if your wife is unfaithful”
“What your doctor won’t tell you about your prostate”
“The truth about impotence”

What if
the doctor who examined your prostate
was a woman
and called you “Honey”

What if
you had to inhale your boss’s stale cigar breath
as she insisted that sleeping with her
was part of the job

What if
you couldn’t get away because
the company dress code required
you wear shoes
designed to keep you from running

And what if
after all that
women still wanted you
to love them.

For the Men Who Still Don’t Get It, written 20 years ago by Carol Diehl. 

She wrote a post about the history of this poem that is worth reading.

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Yeah, that makes sense.