When part-time Cubs meme creator Matt Paolelli noticed the near-rhyme of “Clark and Addison” to a certain hit musical, he knew he’d found fertile ground
"I’m going to buy this sick t-shirt I found online that says I Fucking Love Science on it. I’m going to literally pay money for that shirt."
How to Win Friends and Influence People, published in 1936, (now in PDF!) is one of the top 10 best selling self-help books of all time. But some of the advice - Smile! Remember the person's name! - doesn't translate to modern social-networking times. The new version has been updated for the digital age, but may have lost some of its homespun virtue. [more inside]
People argue just to win, assert researchers. Rationality may have evolved simply to let people feel triumphant; internet inevitable. [more inside]
It Made My Day: Little moments of WIN.
Bike Parkour. Exactly what it says on the tin.
Don't want to empty the compost bin this week? How about a raise? Just sm00ve the negotiations.
A contestant becomes a Double Showcase winner by bidding the exact price on The Price is Right. The last time this happened was 1972. (via BWE)