What’s better than John Oliver, Sesame Street and Al Roker covering the news? John Oliver, Sesame Street and Al Roker covering the news with bad puns.
Brownie in a mug directions
My class is starting to plan our 10 year reunion… And holy crap did I graduate with a metric ton of idiots.
I was recently reminded how much I still enjoy this endlessly zooming video from 1968, “Powers of Ten”:
You’ve got to watch the video for the narration and the kickin’ soundtrack. For a modern, interactive take, check out “The Scale of the Universe" by Cary Huang. Get some perspective!
Mean Girls was released 10 years ago today. This means that Mean Girls was also released just weeks after Mark Zuckerberg launched thefacebook.com from his Kirkland House dorm room.
That is mostly a coincidence. In many ways, the now-classic high school comedy had a lifecycle typical of its genre: theatrical release, DVD release, Netflix release, basic-cable omnipresence. (For the film’s enduring popularity, “I think we mostly have TBS to thank,” Mean Girls’ writer and co-star, Tina Fey, put it in a recent interview.) But Mean Girls has been exceptional in one notable way: At some point, it stopped being simply a film. It became an Internet Phenomenon. It became a meme.
The film still feels fresh today—it still feels fetch today—in large part because it never really left us. We’ve been living in Girl World since long after Mean Girls made its initial run in the theaters. Irregardless.
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Fine, detailed and subtle animated artwork created by New York illustrator Rebecca Mock. Apparently the animated gif back to stay, gradually more and more people are exploring this old format and customers asking for shouting. Several of these illustrations were created for the New York Times or The Warlus magazine.
Beautiful gif art. <3
I look like:
Oh precious child! We all need a good cry at times.