terriblehuman
Normcore Rockwell
terriblehuman
Feb 4
12

That one flew right over your head, didn’t it? I guess “Senior Manager in charge of Understanding Context” is not your title?

Feb 4
17

Me writing this post: “People aren’t ACTUALLY going to show up in the comments saying they’re proud to be racist jerks” Read more

Feb 4
13

Go ahead, keep explaining

Jan 30
4

I use MSG a lot. I know many people who swear they’re allergic to it, but I do think most of it’s in their head. I’ve had friends telling me the evil of MSG while sprinkling Accent into their stew. And most seem to feel the effects only after eating Chinese food. I don’t know, I grew up in a culture/place where MSG is Read more

Jan 29
17

Context matters. Nuts haven’t had nearly a century of bad press due to a single racist article in a medical journal.
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Jan 29
1

Their money market still gets 1.5% (was 2% when it opened it a few years back).

Jan 29
30

Probably because there has never been a good scientific study that has showed any deleterious effects whatsoever even though many very good scientific studies have been done looking for them. Read more

Jan 29
36

And if some people eat tree nuts or shellfish they go into severe anaphylaxis, but that doesn’t mean people are going to stop recommending them as ingredients. Read more

Jan 29
3

Highly YMMV, though. Our grocery store puts almost everything we eat on sale about once every 2-4 weeks. So for us it’s not about the sale items, it’s just about the timing. Read more

Jan 2
36

Big congratulations to io9 on being 12 years old today. The website was given an herb for its 11th year but I have hope that io9 will be around for many more birthdays.

Jan 2
34

Keep in mind that this is a casting call. They aren’t referring to the characters in universe as Hispanic. If they’re holding auditions for an Imperial officer they also likely refer to them as having a “British” accent. 

Dec 3
2

Last time i was in New York was for World Pride in June...one of the people in our travel group kept insisting on ubers rather than taking a cab or subway to literally anywhere. The couple of times i appeased him...we ended up getting a cab because we got tired of waiting. Read more

Dec 3
81

For The Love Of God, Stop Taking Ubers To The Empire State Building Read more

Nov 12
2

Yes, learning to do work and projects on your own is essential. That said, some kids develop those skills without needing to do homework. Unfortunately, homework is most necessary for the kids who are the worst at it and whose parents lack the time and/or ability to help them with it.

Nov 5
4

 That's the schist of it.

Oct 23
7

After watching Free Solo, then seeing him on bunch of stuff on Red Bull TV, I was struck by how much looser he can be. Like, this is fun:

Oct 11
155

Why post this? It’s not March, man.

Aug 23 2019
547

This may sound strange, but when I visit the site I feel like I’m amongst friends. I’ve obviously not met any of the writers, but after spending a decade reading their work and watching them evolve and grow through the years I feel personally invested in the site. I’m eager to read the personal tone of each Read more