10:34 pm

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To meet federal requirements for seeing patients quickly, one VA system apparently just lied.

Via @katenocera. [ Also from @katenocera. ]


10:06 pm

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The design and typographic history of the penny.


A 1960 documentary about the fight to end segregation.


Worried about card skimmers at ATMs? Now worry about lightbulbs.


The Yankees are terrible, but it's hard to believe they're also so terrible at cheating.

UPDATE 8:14 pm

When he was in high school, Pineda wrote the answers to tests on the front of his t-shirts.

UPDATE 8:17 pm

Rodriguez sits down with Pineda. "Now that I'm gone, I need someone to carry on my legacy." "I understand."


Drought comes to the rain forest.


This ad for Monica Wehby in Oregon is very moving, but I'm not sure it says much about her qualifications for the Senate.

Via @nprpolitics. [ Also from @nprpolitics. ]


A simple and engrossing art exhibit involving packing peanuts.


Ronald McDonald goes Ed Hardy.


Um, apparently everyone forgot to tell me there was a Kinsley piece about Alzheimer's in The New Yorker.


This article almost made it to the second paragraph without a huge error.


12:00 pm

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Someone is signing me up for a lot of email newsletters forgetting that 1) they require confirmation and 2) my email is changing in a week.


11:30 am

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Democrats take the lead in key Senate polls but for God's sake there is no reason to panic / exult.


11:28 am

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This is what the government figured comprised a good secretary 60 years ago.


Things like this are what I mean when I say we're exiting humanity's only real Dark Age.


An '80s emo-rock band that identifies heavily with Southwestern Ohio called Bon Joehner.

UPDATE 9:17 am

No tweet I've ever tweeted has been more undeservedly shunned by the public than that one. I weep for you all.


Tuesday

Tue, 10:29 pm

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If you get frustrated with your job tomorrow, remember: it could be much worse.


Tue, 10:09 pm

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The kicker on this piece about D'Souza is almost as unflattering as the giant photo of him.


Tue, 9:14 pm

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I did not remember that Cleveland released 1.5 million helium balloons one day in 1986.

Via @darth. [ Also from @darth. ]


Tue, 9:07 pm

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The training regimen of the first sumo wrestler from Africa.


Tue, 8:54 pm

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One satellite image a day, cropped with an eye toward aesthetics.

Via @ucllc. [ Also from @ucllc. ]


Tue, 8:47 pm

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The life of a drug dealer in 2014 America.


Tue, 8:43 pm

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A browser plug-in that extracts text from images.

Via @tcarmody. [ Also from @tcarmody. ]


Tue, 8:42 pm

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Pictures of ballplayers from the early 20th century.


Tue, 6:02 pm

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Now the planet itself is trolling American climate change activists.


Tue, 3:59 pm

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Ezra, Nate, David: Please explain.


Tue, 3:32 pm

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Here is your Earth Day Guide to Saving the World.


Tue, 1:04 pm

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Brooklyn fails to live up to its stereotype.


Tue, 1:01 pm

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A man with a humble mission: Collecting every remaining copy of Speed on VHS.

Via @gcaw. [ Also from @gcaw. ]


Tue, 12:51 pm

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Ranking the toughest Republican campaign ads, by toughness, with GIFs.


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