Sideblog

July 21
I am interested in any kind of advice columns ... the more obscure the better: hepta asks, "I love advice columns. I want more of them to read. Please share your favourites!"

July 19
Lovin' the Ruins: ominous sarcophagus; exhilarating ichnology; how now Homo sapiens?; exasperation excavation; crowdfunded dig dug; preservation annihilation; dig diaries; parched plots expose lots.


The Emperor's New Bedclothes: At this point, I decided the only thing that made sense was to build my own mattress from scratch.

July 18
Did your family have Corelle dishes? "All those memories in the little things like cups and place mats and jelly jars."

July 17
Dance, dance, dance, dance, dance, dance, dance, emote.

July 15
The Tapestry of the Search for Terrestrial Intelligence: MetaFilter's own moonmilk took a copy of a copy of the audio data on Voyager's Golden Record, and turned it into a 40-meter-long tapestry of human images-as-sound. (w/bonus Peter the Morkie!)

July 14
Join today's livewatch and discussion in Fanfare for the World Cup Final!


Happy 19th birthday Metafilter!


what are some of the most egregious examples of sloppy screenplay work that have resulted in a TV or movie character doing something or drawing conclusions that no actual person would ever do IRL? helloimjennsco asks for examples of Lousy character logic in movies and/or TV shows

July 12
Queens, Queens, Queen, Spider, Spider Queen.

July 11
Hey, folks! We've updated the posting guidelines for MetaFilter Projects, the part of the site where members can share their own creative work. Come take a look at what's up!


Mefites tell their tales in the Lede-Buried Voicemails post. All these stories stray and ramble, but some are less reined in than others. (CW)