ETA: this is the whole pic from which the tweet pic was cropped:
This is not a dog - it’s a big ass spider!!!!
“’What are researchers in Massachusetts trying to teach robots to say to humans’, Alex?”
In a story fucked up on so many levels I can’t calculate them all, she was arrested Sept 3 after a bizarre argument with some neighbor kids and is still in jail, unable to pay a $2500 bond.
Watch the multiple explosions at the port in Tianjin turn night into a blinding, hellish day as viewed through a local person’s dashcam.
The video in the linked Jalopnik post kicks off with a brave man who leaves the safety of his vehicle and, with no face protection, into the heart of disgusting darkness.
Man, I hope we don’t have anyone out there! A wildfire has jumped I-15 at Cajon Pass in the San Bernadino,CA, area. At least 75 vehicles were abandoned with their occupants running for their lives as the fire swept through. Some of the vehicles, including at least 2 semis, are on fire, but there’s no reports of…
I don't have posting privs at io9/ODeck, but this was absolutely fascinating and I wish they'd pick it up:
A Texas legislator has introduced a bill that would protect the Alamo from becoming an UNESCO World Heritage Site.
David Tredinnick, a British MP, thinks the National Health Service should use astrology as a diagnostic tool. No, you didn't read that wrong, it does say astrology. Oh, and people who disagree are bullies and racially prejudiced.
Follow link to see an 1,100-foot tall skyscraper on fire in Dubai!
I think the only thing more amazing and stupefying than the fact that this happened is the fact that it happens so rarely. I was also impressed that the article actually managed to shoehorn some facts about whales in between all the fecal references.
There are roughly 100 brains missing from the collection of the University of Texas at Austin, meaning that about half of the total collection is simply gone. The University had received the bulk of its collection of brains stored in formaldehyde in 1986, a donation from the Austin State Hospital (which was formerly…
or he can't re-enlist.
The earth's tectonic plates have sped up!
File this one under "Holy Crap WTF". Chicken pox parties were something I'd heard of, but this takes it to a whole new level.
Upon perusing the articles and accompanying comments on the main page today, I'm disheartened to see that there are a startling number of people who don't seem to understand what words actually mean. So here's a quick reference guide, provided free of charge by yours truly.
I honestly never thought about what it takes to change the light bulbs on top of skyscrapers. Now I wish I didn't know.
All you need are raw eggs, a sharp stick, a great deal of repressed trauma relating to Star Wars and baby dolls, and voila! (Warning: This video may not teach you how to make a lightsaber.)