A year ago, we linked to a Metafilter thread in which the forum banded together to avert disaster for two young women from Russia. Now those who were there tell the entire story. One NSFW image. (via Cynical-C)
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Midnight was born missing part of one leg, and then was so neglected by his owner that he was seized by authorities. The adorable horse was close to being euthanized when the staff at Ranch Hand Rescue came up with a plan to get Midnight a new leg.
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Do Not Touch the Frog. National Geographic photographer Mark Moffett went to find a very poisonous frog, but his awesomely funny adventures along the way will make you forget it's a 16-minute video. (via Boing Boing)
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The Wire was a very popular TV show on HBO from 2002 to 2008. If it had been published as a serialized Victorian novel, it would read like this.
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Aled Lewis illustrates clever puns and jokes with pictures of toys. See more at his blog Aled Knows Best. (via Nag on the Lake)
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5 Reasons Humanity Is Terrible at Democracy. What's worse, these things are used to manipulate the perceptions of the citizens toward various ends. NSFW text.
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5 Awful Saturday Night Live Hosts. Of course, that only became apparent after the episode aired. Live.