I Am An Object Of Internet Ridicule, Ask Me Anything
For all the hateful words that were lobbed at me, it barely ever bubbled over from the world of online forums and websites. I received zero angry emails, only a few mean tweets. My Facebook was never broken into and vandalized—my typewriter remains unsmashed, no one has ever threatened violence towards me in real life. Instead, there are these pockets of the web that are small and ignorable, filled with hate for a picture of me, for this idea of a hipster—for the audacity of bringing a typewriter to a park.
RAISING THE DEAD
At the bottom of the biggest underwater cave in the world, diving deeper than almost anyone had ever gone, Dave Shaw found the body of a young man who had disappeared ten years earlier. What happened after Shaw promised to go back is nearly unbelievable—unless you believe in ghosts.
HOW CHRIS MCCANDLESS DIED
Twenty-one years ago this month, on September 6, 1992, the decomposed body of Christopher McCandless was discovered by moose hunters just outside the northern boundary of Denali National Park. He had died inside a rusting bus that served as a makeshift shelter for trappers, dog mushers, and other backcountry visitors.
A Death in Valdosta
Multisport athlete Kendrick Johnson was found dead in his Georgia high school’s gymnasium in January. Authorities ruled it an accident, but Johnson’s family believes something very different — and a second autopsy appears to support their suspicions.
Reading (Read) > Nerd:
Sprites, Semantics & Scalability: A Demo with Playing Cards
I finally understand percentage based background-size and background-position, as the opportunity to build a set of responsive, single-sprite playing cards, recently presented itself.
Semantic CSS With Intelligent Selectors
Ultimately, reading this piece has led me to take the HTML5 ROLE attribute seriously.
I have yet to put this library of pre-built CSS3 animations to use, but certainly, I must.
Longmire, Season 1 (Netflix Watch Instantly)
Entertaining westernish, one crime per episode, usually ends in a shootout.
Broadchurch, Season 1
Greatly paced, no-frills, who-done-it murder mystery.
Derek (Netflix Watch Instantly)
Surely you’ve seen this already. I called my grandmother, just to say hello.