I didn’t go to 7 Years of Pretend Medical School to be Mr. Housecat.
No chit chat, let's do this:
Congrats to the Canadian Centre for Child Protection for coming up with the most hilarious / deeply awkward campaign to prevent sextortion of Canadian teenage boys: Don’t Get Sextorted, Send a Naked Mole Rat. Don’t come crying to me if you get fired for checking out GIFs of naked mole rats at work, because technically they are SFW, you pervert. Your tears of laughter mean it’s working and yea, YOU’RE WELCOME.
Check out Nitasha Tiku’s take on the tech industry’s all-encompassing long-hour fetish in the masterful The Gospel of Hard Work, According to Silicon Valley. She touches on The Protestant Ethic and Spirit of Capitalism, rash-inducing stress, and references David Heinemeier Hanson’s treatise on “trickle-down workaholism,” another must-read.
WONDER WOMAN WEARS FLATS. And why, you may ask? As superhero Gal Gadot says about heels, "it puts us out of balance. We can fall any minute. It’s not good for our backs. Why do we do it?” YES, WHY DO WOMEN WEAR SHOES THAT MAKE IT HARDER TO RUN FROM BEARS? As a flat-only wearer due to my previous injury, I salute and thank Ms. Gadot.
Kudos to the fantastic Remy for sharing quite possibly the greatest wikipedia page of all time: List of animals with fraudulent diplomas.
Have you subscribed to Teresa Machado’s weekly California legislative newsletter? Do it.
Reader Jeff pointed out another excellent Trump twitter bot: this one reformats Trump tweets as old-school Sim City alerts.
As always, Fuck Yea Margaret Atwood.
Don’t get sextorted my friends. Always send a naked mole rat.