White pumpkin + black Sharpie = something awesome for owl lovers.
Speaking of cool stuff with pens…do you ever get jealous of people who always have these impressive and elaborate doodles? Yeah. Look into these tangle patterns. You can be one of those people.
Here are 15 Netflix hacks I wish I knew sooner.
Have you ever tried painting on paper towels? I’m intrigued.
If you read one thing today let it be this: How we punish people for being poor.
Quote of the week:
Is having children on your priority list? “I’m not going to answer that question. I’m not mad at you for asking that question, but I’ve said it before: I don’t think people ask men those questions.” —Zooey Deschanel, Marie Claire, September 2013.
Speaking of brave young women, remember the social media campaign to bring back the 300 Nigerian girls kidnapped by Boko Haram? Yup. They are still there. Here is an account of one of the girls who escaped.
And on the subject of young adults, have you noticed that all young adult fiction follows the same story these days?
This SNL skit parodies popular movies, but it raises a good point; what is it that makes this particular storyline of survival so popular right now? A wide variation on ‘the hero’s arc’ goes back to ancient times in just about every culture, but why have we suddenly decided to paint this picture with such a narrow perspective? You can blame it on the author, but it’s the audience that drives the tide, and that says something about us. Hmmm…
Whoa. That was heavy. Let’s lighten it up with a slow motion cat video.