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23 Pawsitively Purrfect Quotes About Cats

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They’re self-absorbed, self-serving and… well, self-everything – and it’s fabulous! Here, 23 quotes about cats you can dedicate to the one who’s probably ignoring you right now.

  1. “If cats could talk, they wouldn’t.” -Nan Porter
  2. “There is no snooze button on a cat who wants breakfast.” -Anonymous
  3. “What greater gift than the love of a cat?” -Charles Dickens
  4. “Purring would seem to be, in her case, an automatic safety valve device for dealing with happiness overflow.” -Monica Edwards
  5. “I wish I could write as mysterious as a cat.” -Edgar Allan Poe
  6. “The cat seldom interferes with other people’s rights. His intelligence keeps

Obama Pursues ‘Politically Binding’ International Global Climate Change Agreement

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The Obama Administration is working on a sweeping international global climate change agreement that would reduce emissions, according to an article in The New York Times. The agreement would be signed at a UN summit in Paris next year.

President Obama is trying circumvent a polarized Senate, which would normally require a two-thirds vote for treaty ratification. It’s using a “politically binding” deal that would shame countries into reducing their emissions as part of this global climate change agreement.

According to The New York Times:
American negotiators are

Jon Stewart on Ferguson and the Indignity of Not Being White [Video]

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We know Jon Stewart works hard and deserves vacation time, but why does it seem like the hugest news stories happen while “The Daily Show” is on vacation?

Well, Stewart didn’t disappoint on this recap of the cluster in Ferguson. He distilled it down to it’s most important and obvious point: that every person of color in this country has faced an indignity because of the color of their skin. We can change that, but first, we have to recognize the truth.

Great! Reality Television is Ruining Nakedness Now Too

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I’m all for being free and getting naked (my office is my home, so my “official” work outfit is no pants + T-shirt). But now, it appears that reality television is going to exploit and creep all over humans in their natural state.

That’s right, folks. There are at least two reality television shows that require contestants get naked. One is called “Dating Naked,” the other: “Sex Box.”

“Dating Naked” follows people who are dating while naked! I’m guessing that a lot of the show’s viewers hope to catch a glimpse of a …

Link Love: The Return of Mod + Kate Bush + iPhone 6 is Coming Soon!

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This week’s Link Love…what can we say, we’re NOT in London at any of the 22 sold outKate Bush concerts. So the NY Times review will have to do. That plus a radical house that will produce more energy than it took to build, outdoor entertaining musts, the return of Mod and the latest iPhone is almost here. 

Barbecue and party must-haves. [via Organic Authority]

A house that takes less energy to build than it will eventually make? R-A-D. [via Treehugger]

Mod is back…if it ever left. [via

Smart Running Shoes Vibrate to Indicate Direction

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 If you have no sense of direction, these vibrating running shoes may be the answer.

Have you had this happen before? You’re mapping a long run out before you go. You want your route to include inspiring views, little traffic, no hills, and the necessary distance. You’ve got it all planned out, until of course you miss a turn and end up climbing a monster hill and jogging through bumper to bumper traffic.

The Indian tech firm Lechal is working on a project that merges insertable footbeds with your smartphone to …

‘Yes Means Yes’ is an Awesome, No-Brainer Sexual Safety Measure

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While “no means no” should never be eliminated from anyone’s vocabulary, it may be time for us all to learn an even better sexual safety phrase.

You’ve all heard the saying, “no means no,” right? It’s a saying everyone should know from young childhood onward. Unfortunately, though, many people who have been sexually assaulted don’t get the chance to even say no. Often times, they are frozen in fear or disbelief, or are drugged, or passed out, and unable to respond.

In California, lawmakers are considering a measure that would require all …

7 Ways to Take a Selfie that Doesn’t Suck

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Love ‘em or hate ‘em, selfies are here to stay. Here’s how to take a selfie that doesn’t make your followers want to… well, vomit.

Whether you think selfies are a symptom of narcissism or a powerful form of self-expression, you have to admit – they’re becoming a total snore. I mean, how many extended arm shots can you stand of yourself, never mind other people?

Before you take a selfie in front of the mirror (for the 17,432nd time), check out these seven selfie masters – they’ll either shame you into …