No time to waste, so let’s just jump right into the latest S&R batch of notable Netstuff. 享受! … Quick, someone unplug God’s phone … Alan Boyle on how science is revealing art secrets … His name wasn’t the only intriguing thing about Father Eleutherius Winance … I really don’t want to know which part of the pig this comes from … A redneck writer armed with a keyboard, a pack of smokes and all the misinformation and vitriol available on the Internet contributes something to the health care crap storm … The mind-boggling math of the unreal Usain Bolt … Phil Plait says working this job for just a week would be enough to make him “go running naked down the streets of DC babbling incoherently” … “He said, ‘If I croak, if you don’t put me upside down over Marilyn [Monroe], I’ll haunt you the rest of my life'” … Photographic memory in a pill? … Pictures from Ryan McGinley’s haunting series ‘Moonmilk‘; #16 is terrifying … What made you think Cindy Sheehan was going to quit? … The Simpsons of Angola … The way things are going, Jimmy the Rug will have no problem getting re-elected … “Suddenly, the sun that once never set on the British Empire is casting long shadows over what’s left of Britain’s imperial ambitions” … One of our incredible rovers on Mars just found the largest meteorite ever seen on another planet. Astounding photos here … Enjoy your candle-lit dinner—OF DEATH! … Obama had it easy … Enjoy the incredible art of Kseniya Simonova … “Anyone who’s studied BLM knows they’ve zeroed out over a hundred herds. They’re managing wild horses to extinction” … Kick some ass, ladies … Whistleblower Harry Markopolos says there are worse evildoers out there than Bernie Madoff … The dark side to student loans … Maya Lin’s current labor of love … “The power of the sun, in the beer in my hand” … You’re all a bunch of sickos. I’m serious … “If we are going to get the change we need, progressives will have to challenge those in both parties who can’t see which way the wind is blowing” … New York’s ’70s new wave and punk scenes recalled in a new NYC exhibit … Seth MacFarlane stoops to a new low and he couldn’t be prouder … Your great273-grandma was a comet … You must be scum when the burglars that robbed you turn you in … What next, Poe died of a hangnail? Van Gogh, the vapors? … “We must now ask what the collective impact of all 6.7 billion human beings on Earth will be. We have never had to do this before” … No good deed goes unpunished … Dirty laundry … Bill Cosby wins the Mark Twain Prize … I bet Hitler’s boys did the same damned thing … Screw Craftsman, these are some serious tools … Gawker says what’s on a lot of people’s minds … Colorado has its own X-Files … “Skank” sinks skunk … Bummer … A real American socialist, unfiltered … CGI Blue Meanies? … A tale of bitchers, Birchers, and birthers … Sheesh, teenage girls these days … Mike Patton is weird, but you knew that … Josh Marshall on the modern American right’s “very troubled” history with political violence … Body condoms aren’t far off … Some ideas of what alien life might look like … And now for something completely welcome … GOP: Just say no to everything … This is why Orville Redenbacher lived to be 1,000 … The Big Bang’s not so big anymore … La Bloga‘s Rudy Garcia is on a quasi-vision quest … Oh, the Everest-sized irony … One of the funniest people on the planet is all atwitter … And finally, Cyriak is back! ∞
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