The contestants of the 2010 Miss Universe pageant show off their national costumes in a two-part post. With fabulous NSFW commentary critiquing their choices. (via Metafilter)
Jamoya announced on Facebook she had given up her baby for adoption. She got lots of response, but left out one little detail.
New York illustrator Christoph Niemann took a flight from New York to Berlin and documented the absurdities of airline travel in pictures in his blog at The New York Times. I honestly love the idea of a "delete neighbor" button.
We Were There: Cat Fashion Show at the Algonquin Hotel.
The annual Beloit College Mindset List is out and ready to make us all feel old. Meet the authors. I could contribute many anecdotes to their collection of Mindset Moments. (via Metafilter)
Baby Got Back (Gilbert and Sullivan style).
17 Cats Eating Pizza.
An intensely psychedelic "fractal" architecture animation. Zooming into a Mandelbox makes you lose track of how big the whole must be by the time you get down to the small parts.