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  1. Dressvergent, A YA Dystopian Novel Born From the Internet’s Obsession With Colors

    Starring Strong Female Protagonist™ Catalina Midnight.

    No one knows how the world was in the Before Times—the Leaders made sure to erase all the historical documents they could when they first rose to power—but what we do know is that our Society first truly began with the advent of the Picture.

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  2. The Best Of Twitter’s Reaction To #LlamaWatch

    We llove you, llamas.

    Earlier today the entire Internet came to a standstill not in celebration of our newfound Net Neutrality victory, but instead to watch a pair of escaped llamas frantically prance their way through the streets of Phoenix, Arizona, as dozens of men chased them in hot pursuit. Eventually the two were llamapprehended, but not until we had fully welcomed them into our hearts, as well as our social media networks. Here's the best set of jokes we could round up for you—with a truck and a lasso.

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  3. The Actual NSA is Here With the Creepy Valentine’s Wishes You Never Wanted

    Happy Valentines Day!

    NSA, if this is the sort of thing that you have to come out and tell people, just telling them hasn't erased the root of the problem.

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  4. Twitter CEO’s Leaked Memo: “We Suck at Dealing With Abuse and Trolls”

    #Confirmed

    In the summer of 2013, when feminist critic Lindy West was receiving near-constant online rape threats for her stance on male comedians making rape jokes, one particularly virulent troll stole her deceased father's identity to harass West over Twitter. Last January, West shared her ensuing interactions with her harasser in an incredible This American Life episode and over on The Guardian--and it seems like someone at Twitter was listening.

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  5. The Best and Worst Reactions to Yesterday’s Female Ghostbusters Casting News

    Mother pus bucket!

    Yesterday was a time of much rejoicing at The Mary Sue HQ: the cast for Paul Feig's lady-centric Ghostbusters reboot was finally announced after months of rumors, and turned out to be way more diverse than expected. Of course, for every Internet user excited for Feig's addition to the franchise, there was a self-appointed gatekeeper to the Ghostbusters legacy terrified beyond the capacity for rational thought that an all-female film will be a gimmicky, pandering disaster.

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  6. Emma Watson Gives Wonderful Advice To Young Feminists On Twitter

    Hermione would approve.

    Emma Watson is one of the most outspoken celebrities in favor of gender equality; after being named the Ambassador for UN Women, she's delivered feminist rallying cries for the HeForShe campaign, including the announcement of a global initiative for gender parity. The best part? She lives her word on an interpersonal level, too.

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  7. You Can Play a Choose Your Own Adventure Story Over Twitter

    Yo̳̺̦u̱̳'̣̫͇͝r͍̤͎e͚͔͙ ̝̣͈̻̪̣t̲̦͜h̨̼͖͚e̳̪̗̯̞̦͉͝ ̫̭̙s̶̺͕̲̠̟̬ͅt͇̘a̝͓̞̫̹r̡!̵̰͓͕̲̜̱̝!

    Wanna be chased by terrifying unnamed specters all over Twitter until you die in a myriad of horrifying ways? Are you also perhaps a fan of the the eldritch horror aesthetic? Now there's a simple, surreal little time-waster that is sure to delight you. Or give you nightmares. Probably both, we expect.

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  8. Things We Saw Today: It’s the Cover For Thor‘s Annual Issue!

    Marguerite Sauvage is a national treasure. Plus, there'll be stories by CM Punk and Noelle Stevenson! (via Comics Alliance)

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  9. We Heartily Approve of This Little Girl’s List of Kick-Ass Fictional Ladies

    I am no man!

    Fantasy and young adult literature can get a bad rap sometimes, but Mia's list of some of her favorite heroines is a perfect breakdown of why strong female characters like Katniss or Divergent's Tris are so important. Reminder: you don't need to be in the target demographic to benefit from reading these character's stories, either. The qualities they embody are always relevant, whether you're a young adult or just a plain old grownup.

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  10. Witch President Is the Best New Show That Doesn’t Actually Exist

    Starring Julianna Margulies

    Every once in a while a twitter account comes along that fills some hole in your soul you might not even have realized existed. This weekend that account is @WitchPresident.

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