10 Things I Liked Enough to Show You: 12–18 March 2016

This is my third favourite coffee mug.

This is my third favourite coffee mug.

  1. This Craigslist ad seriously amuses me: "White Men Needed to Play Devil's Advocate".
  2. In this AskReddit, gay men who lived through the HIV epidemic in the 1980s tell us what it was like.
  3. One reason that we might not have met the aliens yet is that they might have evolved into AI.
  4. What would famous authors have said in reply to your unsolicited dick pics? Just imagine.
  5. World Poetry #PayWithAPoem Day is on March 21st, and Dr. Coffee's Cafe in Regina, Saskatchewan is participating!
  6. You might not know it, but you've been using Post-Its all wrong.
  7. Instagram, in a fit of algorithmic awfulness, is switching from chronological feeds to best posts first.
  8. Sometimes so-called "political correctness" can seem to push the limits of what is considered offensive or injurious, but it's a movement that makes some people's lives possible.
  9. Valerie June's "Twined and Twisted" (video) is good late-night-in-a-quiet-house listening.
  10. Join me and help Gwendolyn Boger live with stage IV metastatic lung cancer.