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This is now, officially, the most badass POV MTB video I have ever seen. Kelly McGarry’s run at Red Bull Rampage 2013.

How do these people—I don’t know—NOT die?

To put things into perspective, I broke both my arms negotiating a baby jump, cried like a baby for months and became a devout Christian after.

How do these people wake up in the morning and say “You know what? Let me engage in an activity with a 90% chance of dying. Yeah, I’ll do that. But first, I need a wheelbarrow to carry my giant balls”

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David Sedaris writes about his sister Tiffany’s recent suicide. In typical David Sedaris fashion, halfway through the essay, you find yourself chuckling about a topic that would’ve otherwise been macabre. 

Then you go all “THIS” over lines like:

After reading dozens of David’s essays and about all his published books, I feel like I know the entire Sedaris family. Tiffany isn’t exactly my favorite Sedaris sibling but I’ve always felt like nobody cared for her enough. 

Remember “Let it snow?

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The HMS Queen Elizabeth

Found a Flickr album  showing the progress the UK is making on their new Queen Elizabeth-class Carriers complete with CGI renders. Those islands look sleek!

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Remarketing, Fuck yeah! #h8rsgunh8

Remarketing, Fuck yeah! #h8rsgunh8

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A great list of pickup lines or THE GREATEST list of pickup lines?

A great list of pickup lines or THE GREATEST list of pickup lines?

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laughingsquid:

Misheard Song Lyrics Round 3

In this round of Misheard Song Lyrics, we listen to such classics as the Beatles’ “I wanna hold your ham”, Michael Jackson’s “Feed it”, Greenday’s “American Indian” and, a personal favorite: Eric Carmen’s “Obama’s Elf”

(Source: pleatedjeans)

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kotakucom:

Print your own awesome game covers off. Your games will thank you.

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Inevitably, someone will use these stats to plan their next vacation

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Interesting visualization of the most popular porn-related searches by state. The data set came from pornhub and the visualization and narrative is provided by my favorite Data Scientist, Nathan Yau (@flowingdata; Grab his book, it’s worth it)

Mental Note: Retire in Montana or Oklahoma. Avoid Idaho, those people are weird and probably need Jesus in their lives.

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Citing anything done by 37Signals and Amazon as good examples of how things should be done on the web almost always feels like a cop out. I try to avoid doing so as much as I can but you’ll have to excuse me for this one.
I got this page along with an email after I ended my Highrise subscription.
This is the girlfriend you broke up with using a shitty “it’s not you, it’s me”-type excuse.
She understands, skips the emotionally-charged tirades and spares you from suffering the collateral damage of her going through her Kübler-Ross phases and, instead:
Asks you for feedback on how she could be better on her future relationships
Lets you know, that after doing so, you can expect not to be bothered by her again (similar to how she explicitly filled you in on what you should expect when you opted in—or started your relationship with her)
Keeps the lines of communications open in regards to whether or not there are any loose ends you want to tie up with her or if there’s anything you want back? (I mean you did buy that flat screen TV, you deserve to keep it)
Thanks you for trying hard to make the relationship work through the years
Lets you know that she’s open to unattached sex the possibility of giving the relationship another try should you wish to do so.
Let’s you know what she has to offer outside the relationship you just ended with her and assures you that she’s open to doing business with you under those contexts without and not be resentful.
Textbook. 

Citing anything done by 37Signals and Amazon as good examples of how things should be done on the web almost always feels like a cop out. I try to avoid doing so as much as I can but you’ll have to excuse me for this one.

I got this page along with an email after I ended my Highrise subscription.

This is the girlfriend you broke up with using a shitty “it’s not you, it’s me”-type excuse.

She understands, skips the emotionally-charged tirades and spares you from suffering the collateral damage of her going through her Kübler-Ross phases and, instead:

  1. Asks you for feedback on how she could be better on her future relationships
  2. Lets you know, that after doing so, you can expect not to be bothered by her again (similar to how she explicitly filled you in on what you should expect when you opted in—or started your relationship with her)
  3. Keeps the lines of communications open in regards to whether or not there are any loose ends you want to tie up with her or if there’s anything you want back? (I mean you did buy that flat screen TV, you deserve to keep it)
  4. Thanks you for trying hard to make the relationship work through the years
  5. Lets you know that she’s open to unattached sex the possibility of giving the relationship another try should you wish to do so.
  6. Let’s you know what she has to offer outside the relationship you just ended with her and assures you that she’s open to doing business with you under those contexts without and not be resentful.

Textbook. 

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"The productivity of a person who’s working on something that they care about…is so much higher than someone who’s not."

GitHub CEO Tom Preston-Werner in how to organize your day for success. (via fastcompany)