Jimmy Stewart once recited a poem about his dog, on the Johnny Carson Show.
It's an awwww moment...
now...go pet your dog.
I can't believe this hasn't been posted on Metafilter yet. posted by HuronBob at 9:50 PM PST - 63 comments
Yesterday was the Transgender Day of Remembrance. In the past year, at least 29 people have been killed out of transphobia. The vast majority were poor trans women of color. One was a baby, killed because the father perceived the child to not be masculine enough. It's almost certain that the real numbers of dead are much, much higher. posted by jiawen at 9:34 PM PST - 38 comments
"The most important event in the history of wine." Boutique winemaker Bill Wertzberger announces a rather expensive new line of wine. "If you ever find a bottle of wine more expensive ... we will retroactively bill you for the difference, plus a few thousand dollars. Just to make sure that you have the most expensive bottle of wine in the world." posted by woodblock100 at 1:40 AM PST - 32 comments
Arrest warrants have been issued for wikileaks founder Julian Assange. He is wanted on suspicion of rape, sexual molestation and unlawful coercion - charges he denies.
The warrants follow a detention order issued on Thursday by the Stockholm District Court after a request from Sweden's Director of Prosecution, Marianne Ny. [more inside] posted by Ahab at 1:40 AM PST - 217 comments