This weekend was bleak, Jelani Cobb has a great rumination on it.
On that note, he also discusses if it’s right to call them Nazis or not.
Godwin gives you his unequivocal permission to.
And now some lost pictures of old Pittsburgh to ease back into the week....more
Forget atomic war, the real worst thing are frozen pizza spills.
Today in not at all surprising news: your Instagram is saying a lot about your mental health.
Here’s your Polish neon for the day.
Look at this dang new chameleon like lizard!...more
Travel back in time to the scientific advances of the great eclipse of 1919.
What’s the point of Sci-fi if it can’t help your with you business am I right?
Doorways of India (are nice).
Here’s your computer written alphabetized book of genesis for the day....more
Today in Everything is Fine: so, CAN the president be indited?
Masses of beautiful alabaster, on the poetry of icebergs.
And you may ask yourself: how do the cities of Europe and North America line up latitude wise?...more
Ok, but like, among all the collusion and end of the world news we haven’t talked nearly enough about TELEPORTATION BREAKTHROUGHS.
It’s time to help translate some magical texts for Chicago librarians....more
It’s (always) time for a crash course in the sounds of Afrofuturism.
On the origins of the modern alien abduction phenomenon.
A couple days late for this but: why don’t we know anything about the woman who signed the Declaration....more
We here at MC are taking a long weekend in honor of the holiday. Remember that no matter what people say there are few things more patriotic than dissent....more
Important news: there’s a lot of pretty cool life under the ice in Antarctica.
Keep your eyes out for the pin-tailed whydah (because they are bad).
Welcome to the age of self-driving stores.
Seems like a good time to talk about the history of summer camp....more