6 Beloved 80’s Toys With Bizarrely Horrifying Origin Stories – [Cracked]
The 50 Greatest Rap Logos – [Complex]
The Top 50 Pixar Characters – [Obsessed With Film]
Mess With A Crow, And It Will Remember Your Face For More Than 5 Years – [Discovery]
Crows remember the faces of threatening humans and often react by scolding and bringing in others to mob the perceived miscreant, according to a new study published in the latest Proceedings of the Royal Society B.
Since the mob members also then indirectly learn about the threatening person, the findings demonstrate how just a single crow’s bad experience with a particular human can spread information about this individual throughout entire crow communities.
The Eternal Shame of Your First Online Handle – [GOOD]
Those of us who came of age alongside AOL must contend with something even more incriminating than a lifelong Google profile: A trail of discarded online aliases, each a distillation of how we viewed ourselves and our place in the world at the time of sign-on. The dawn of the Internet was an open invitation to free ourselves from the names our parents gave us and forge self-made identities divorced from our reputations IRL.
Confessions of a Travel Snob: Learning To Love First Class – [WSJ]
I changed my disdainful tune pretty fast. In first class, there’s acres of legroom and endless Champagne, and they never, ever tell you to stop typing on your BlackBerry—even during takeoff! It’s full of surprises. The first time I flew first class on Emirates, headed to the other side of the globe, I saw that it’s Bye Bye Burkas! at 30,000 feet. Not only did the women on the flight shed their coverings—they were dripping in brand-name accessories. Unbelievable. I celebrated by watching every season of “The Wonder Years,” which was, rather miraculously, available on my private television set. I never wanted that flight to end.
Tarantino To Girl: “Can I Suck On Your Toes While I Jerk Off?” – [BroBible]