Teacup margaritas. For when your friend’s apartment has not a single set of matching glassware.
Reading about flounders on Wikipedia, and it includes a wholesome mnemonic device for remembering the lefteye family of flounders: “A helpful reminder when trying to recall the [scientific] family name for this fish is that ‘Bothidae (Both o’ dey) eyes are on the same side o’ dey head.’”
I just like this weird little illustration. No source, but found on this website: kidsloverocks.com
Overall, a confused author writes an unclear article about race relations from a white perspective. A large part of it seems to be the author almost begging for validation regarding his struggle with “queasiness over race.” I think he probably (hopefully) meant well, but there’s a 90% chunk of understanding that goes missing in this piece, and it’s pretty gross.
I promised myself I would only read one or two comments (getting ready to go to bed, and the assured increase in blood-pressure and adrenaline will make me hate the morning), but I read through all. Of. Them. I am disgusted.
Lord Howe Island stick insect hatching. What it’s like to take off tight pants with numb cold hands. Video by Rohan Cleave
Lovely. Owen Gent.
By Gemma Correll.