Theme Parks Where the Danger is Real. Thank goodness the parks themselves are fictional.
Lede-Buried Voicemails From Your Mom. Everyone has examples of parental communication gone wrong.
ICE Officers to Asylum Seekers: ‘Don’t You Know That We Hate You People?’
Liquid Ass Finds Its Purpose. (via Metafilter)
This reminds me of one of the dumbest things my dad ever did...
How to Start Knitting (and Learn to Love It). Seek the enjoyment first, and the skill will come in time.
The Oldest Color Produced by Living Things Is 1.1 Billion Years Old. The ancient cyanobacteria chlorophyll is strangely pink.
Before Björk, There Was the Last Incan Princess. Peruvian soprano Yma Sumac had a six-octave range, but it was her exoticism that made her famous.
School denies first Black valedictorian from speaking at graduation.
Not only is the decision racist, but it highlights how sketchy charter
schools can be. (via The Daily Dot)
Everyone’s Favorite Houseplant
Only Wants to Die. Your pothos has lost the genes necessary for sexual
reproduction, but is doomed to live as clones in millions of apartments.
A blast from the past (2012): The Lasting Gifts of the Civilian Conservation Corps.