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Things We Saw Today: Gloriously Geeky Equality
by Jamie Frevele | 4:59 pm, February 23rd, 2012
This piece, worn by Eric, an IT director, is an all-encompassing celebration of pride, equality, and tolerance — displayed in the nerdiest maner possible: binary. That portion reads as follows: “All men and women are created equal.” (via Fashionably Geek)
Once upon a time, Allie Brosh wrote her “Clean All the Things” comic. And then, Sam Spratt came along and painted a hyperrealistic version of that comic. And now we want to see hyperrealistic versions of ALL THE THINGS. (via Neatorama)
Being Elmo, the documentary about Kevin Clash and his career puppeteering Elmo, is available on Netflix streaming this very moment. (via Tough Pigs)
Related: The Museum of the Moving Image has extended its run for its Jim Henson exhibit, Jim Henson’s Fantastic World, until March 4! Go! You can see these guys there!
Joshua Tyree has published a comprehensive piece on McSweeney’s on why, exactly, the trash compactor aboard the Death Star will not work:
The Death Star clearly has a garbage-disposal problem. Given its size and massive personnel, the amount of waste it generates — discarded food, broken equipment, excrement, and the like — boggles the imagination. That said, I just cannot fathom how an organization as ruthless and efficiently-run as the Empire would have signed off on such a dangerous, unsanitary, and shoddy garbage-disposal system as the one depicted in the movie.
The more you know …
Rich Burlew draws “silly stick figures” for a living, and he’s very, very grateful that you like them. He graciously thanks all who have supported his Kickstarter campaign funding Order of the Stick, which has crossed the million-dollar threshold. (via Matter Anti-Matter)
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