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On A Woman Tapes Her Street Harassers

Aaaargh. That's what women were put on the earth for!!

Posted on July 21, 2014 at 3:07 pm 0

On Origami Indistinguishable From Magic

I was really curious about this and looked it up. Here's a video of someone making a replica of this, which gives you an idea of the process. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OfAFfGDoYeU

And here's another one with better close-up detail: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ctYMRAaUuoI

Posted on July 21, 2014 at 2:44 pm 0

On The Baby Bird That Allen Brought

Man, that was rough.

Posted on May 22, 2014 at 11:18 pm 0

On The Legend of the Perfect Hard-Boiled Egg

Boil water. Drop in eggs. Boil for three minutes. Shut off heat and let eggs sit in covered pot for 17 minutes. Dunk eggs in ice water immediately after removing from heat.

Perfect eggs, never any grey ring around the yolk.

Posted on May 15, 2014 at 3:20 pm 0

On Let's Make a Faux Cross-Stitch Emoji Sweatshirt

I knew it was a shrimp as soon as I saw it, good job. 10/10 would wear.

Posted on April 15, 2014 at 3:44 pm 0

On Let's Build a Dependable Stool

@MarianTheLibrarian YES

Posted on March 19, 2014 at 12:58 pm 0

On The Disgustingly Good Black Bean Brownies

Argh! Get those brownie crumbles away from that lovely knit blanket! ;) No but this looks delish.

Posted on March 19, 2014 at 12:54 pm 1

On Are You Normcore?

This is just the young generation's version of thrift shopping. For them, 90s and even early 2000s is vintage. Also this is hardly new, when I first arrived at my university as a grad student years ago, I noticed that sometimes I couldn't tell a hip undergraduate apart from a midwestern middle aged mom if I saw them from behind.

Posted on February 27, 2014 at 1:47 pm 0

On Friday Open Thread

@Blushingflwr I just came to say the same thing. I can't remember if I opted in or if it was default, but I definitely get email notifications!

Posted on February 24, 2014 at 5:46 pm 0

On Friday Open Thread

Ok, so this may be a sensitive topic, but here goes:

I have only commented a handful of times here (but I have been an avid reader for a while) so maybe I don't really have a right to be annoyed, but I am so disappointed that all the commenters seem to have left en masse for The Toast.

I'm just going to say it, I don't really like The Toast. It is actually physically hard for me to look at, I think it has something to do with the color scheme, like the text is gray or something? And the layout and commenting format is very weird.

Also however cliqueish the commentariat was here, it is so much worse there. It's like everyone arrived already knowing each other (which they did). Actually it's not just the comments, the vibe of the whole place has an in-group feel.

Okay I'm done with my complaining, had to vent.

Does anyone else feel the same?

Posted on February 22, 2014 at 1:28 pm 3