GLUTEN FREE MUSEUM

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via GLUTEN FREE MUSEUM.


Broad City

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And what about offscreen—has success changed the two?

Jacobson: “Ilana has become pretty much a diva. She has a lot of assistants, but she doesn’t know their names. . . . She never takes the subway anymore. She won’t take the stairs. Not even an escalator…. And when someone doesn’t recognize Ilana? She lets them have it.”

Glazer: “Abbi has changed. She has those sneakers with the wheels on the heels and now she only slides places. . . . And she also wears wigs. She shaved her head and she doesn’t want to give that to America.”

via Broad City’s Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer | Vanity Fair.

I’m obsessed with this show and these magnificent ladies right now.


China bans wordplay in attempt at pun control

From online discussions to adverts, Chinese culture is full of puns. But the country’s print and broadcast watchdog has ruled that there is nothing funny about them.

It has banned wordplay on the grounds that it breaches the law on standard spoken and written Chinese, makes promoting cultural heritage harder and may mislead the public – especially children.

The casual alteration of idioms risks nothing less than “cultural and linguistic chaos”, it warns.

via China bans wordplay in attempt at pun control | World news | The Guardian.

 


MailKimp

Fans have embraced the ad almost like it’s one of the podcast’s many compelling characters. Jokes about the pronunciation of Mail … Kimp? have developed into their own meme. (For the record, MailChimp says there is no official spelling of the now-famous mispronunciation, but the company did register MailKimp.com.)

via Here’s the Story Behind Serial’s Adorable MailChimp Ad – The Atlantic.

I ❤ Serial & MailKimp

you do?? YES.

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I put my hand upon your hip/ when I gif you gif we gif

all pretty adorable!

 

12 Flat Design Animated GIFs | Designvertise.


Every Outfit Shelley Long Wears in Troop Beverly Hills

VIA Every Outfit Shelley Long Wears in Troop Beverly Hills, Ranked.

I’m not 100% on all the commentary, but I am 110% that TBH is forever and Shelley Long is amazing.

Fantastic post idea.


The study of adjective order

It is a lovely warm August day outside, and I am wearing a green loose top. Does the second part of that sentence sound strange to you? Perhaps you think I should have written “loose green top.” You’re not wrong (though not entirely right, because descriptivist linguistics): An intuitive code governs the way English speakers order adjectives. The rules come so naturally to us that we rarely learn about them in school, but over the past few decades language nerds have been monitoring modifiers, grouping them into categories, and straining to find logic in how people instinctively rank those categories.

via The study of adjective order and GSSSACPM..


’90s Alt-Rock Vocal Hook Supercut via YouTube

Doo doo doo, doo doo-doo doo…

 


travel back in time with street view

Go back in time with Street View

If you’ve ever dreamt of being a time traveler like Doc Brown, now’s your chance. Starting today, you can travel to the past to see how a place has changed over the years by exploring Street View imagery in Google Maps for desktop. We’ve gathered historical imagery from past Street View collections dating back to 2007 to create this digital time capsule of the world.

If you see a clock icon in the upper left-hand portion of a Street View image, click on it and move the slider through time and select a thumbnail to see that same place in previous years or seasons.

Now with Street View, you can see a landmark’s growth from the ground up, like the Freedom Tower in New York City or the 2014 World Cup Stadium in Fortaleza, Brazil. This new feature can also serve as a digital timeline of recent history, like the reconstruction after the devastating 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Onagawa, Japan. You can even experience different seasons and see what it would be like to cruise Italian roadways in both summer and winter…

via Official Google Blog: Go back in time with Street View.


xkcd: Before the Internet

 

via xkcd: Before the Internet.

 

 

It totally was not worth it.