Kitsault - Canadian Ghost Town →

For a place that has been abandoned for over 30 years, this place is eerily well-preserved.

Hilarious, terrifying or depressing

Intelligence officials asked the Guardian, New York Times and ProPublica not to publish this article, saying that it might prompt foreign targets to switch to new forms of encryption or communications that would be harder to collect or read.

US and UK spy agencies defeat privacy and security on the internet - guardian.co.uk

London to Brighton - 1953, 1983, 2013

The Irish Pub

Visionaries

All due respect to Don Mattrick and his Prada-clad team of VPs, but it’s just a bunch of dudes trying to sell us a box. Bring out the product guys, the visionaries, and then have them explain why they made the decisions they made that will affect us all, and there’ll be a noticeable change in attitude from the gamer crowd.

Xbox One was revealed yesterday and received a lukewarm reaction from the ‘core’ gamer crowd. John Davison nails the reason why

What would DFW make of Netflix?

An optimally adapted parasite takes as much from its host as possible without damaging the viability of the host. In order for us to stay viable hosts for the media parasite, we need only enough waking hours away from media to make money and to spend that money on advertisers’ offerings and/or media’s costs (and of course to feed ourselves and, like, stay alive). Media will gladly take all our other hours.

James A. Pearson on what DFW would make of Netflix

Cyndi Lauper - Money Changes Everything

This is on heavy rotation in my house right now.

What do Hate Groups Think of Jennifer Lawrence?

Hey there. I was just wondering if you could tell me your opinions on Jennifer Lawrence? Tony Alamo Christian Ministries: I have no idea who that is.

You know who Jennifer Lawrence is! She just won the Best Actress Oscar? She was the one who tripped on the stairs when she was going to get her award, and it was adorable?
This is Tony Alamo Christian Ministries. This is a church. 

You didn’t see the Oscars this year?
Did you call us because you have nothing better to do? Let me just say, real quick, the Lord’s coming back. Very soon. And He’s not gonna ask you how many movies you saw or which celebrities you knew. He’s gonna ask you what you did for his son, Jesus. He died on the cross, and He did that just for you, and that’s what we preach.

**Wait, are you doing that thing where people pretend they don’t know what someone or something is to seem cool? Like, my friend is really cerebral and is into a bunch of obscure old music, and one time he claimed he didn’t know who the Spice Girls are. Which, obviously, is bullshit. **
Did you hear anything that I just said?

This is Water

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xmpYnxlEh0c

Is it weird to miss someone you never met? Because I really miss David Foster Wallace.

Top 10 Free Kindle Books - "Politics & Social Science" section

A list without judgement:

  • Preparing for the Coming Collapse of the U.S. Dollar 2nd Edition (Surviving in the New America)

  • The Poor Man’s Prepping Guide: How to Prepare for Disaster on a Shoestring Budget (Stay Alive)

  • The Art of War

  • Delusions of Grandeur

  • The United States Constitution

  • The Bug Out Bag: What You Need to Stay Alive

  • How To Survive: The End Of The World (How to Survive the Apocalypse)

  • Bug Out: What to Do When It’s Time to Get Out of Dodge

  • Death by China: Confronting the Dragon - A Global Call to Action

  • Beyond Good and Evil