The iPad was apparently developed for the convenience of cats, since the touch screen doesn't require typing, or even opposable thumbs! Watch Iggy the cat use a couple of programs, and even manipulate the desktop on an iPad.
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In Defense of Public School Teachers in a Time of Crisis. The best teachers give our kids gifts that can't be measured or tested, but will serve them well for life. (via Metafilter)
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One mistake many people make is to make the words "a lot" into one word. But Allie takes this mistake in stride, because each incident makes her think of an imaginary creature called the Alot. (via Buzzfeed)
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There's a Brownstone in Brooklyn With a Secret Passage to the Subway. It would be so cool to live there, except for the fact that it belongs to the police. (via YesButNoButYes)
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The Pac-man ghosts discuss their favorite TV shows. Things can get ugly when you dis someone's taste in entertainment.
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Six Psychological Reasons Consumer Culture is Unsatisfying. People worry about how to spend their money, but enjoy how they spend their time.
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Photographer Troy Paiva tells us how urban exploration is done, and why abandoned structures have their own special kind of beauty.