As Homer Simpson once said, "It's funny cause it's true!"
Deletionpedia archives Wikipedia articles when the are deleted—a regular occurrence given how tightly "the free encyclopedia that anyone can edit" is policed by the insiders who edit the edits (previously, previously). [deletionpedia.org via Hacker News] Deletionpedia is a radical inclusionist wiki for rescuing articles that have been discussed from Wikipedia's deletionism. It was started by… READ THE REST
I always enjoy the special music issues of Oxford America and Volume 23 is no exception. It features special articles focusing on the musical creators from the South, with essays interviews and personal remembrances. This issue, "Up South," has profiles of artists who migrated to the northern states and so had a huge influence on… READ THE REST
Cheugy is a recently-coined word referring to anyone or anything that's a bit behind the times and trying hard. It's neither basic nor uncool, suggests Taylor Lorenz in the New York Times, but a kind of authentic cheesiness that's both obvious yet highly subjective amid the finely-gradated and self-conscious world of Tik Tokkers. One may… READ THE REST
Ever since you were a kid, you've loved getting lost in games. And while there are plenty of great ones to pick from these days, you tend to gravitate to the same handful of them, and quite frankly, things are getting a little boring. But with so many options out there, it's hard to pick which… READ THE REST
From classic role-playing adventures to fun apps that help you pass the time, the world of games is pretty vast these days. That's why becoming a game developer is understandably appealing, as there's lots of room for creativity no matter what genre or platform you're into. But if creating games from scratch sounds overwhelming, take a deep breath and… READ THE REST
Move over, bikes, and skateboards: There is a way more fun and relaxing way to travel around your neighborhood now. Yep, we're referring to hoverboards, which make you feel like you're actually gliding over sidewalks. No more sweat and leg cramps. This nifty method of transportation makes for an easy (and exciting) way to travel… READ THE REST