Yes, that is, in fact, a Tardis coffin. (Edit: the more I look at that the more it looks shopped. And the article is pretty far fetched as well. I wonder if it was spoof story?)
So, these two things exist and are horrifying. The first is a home anal and labial bleaching product (cause yes, you should be totally exited about the prospect of rubbing chemicals all over your lady bits) and the other is, and I cannot believe I’m saying this, is a dye for your vagina. One product puts the color in, the other takes it off. Its like Alice in Wonderland. For your cooch.
The Dalai Lama is retiring from his position as head of the Tibetan Government in exile, in favor of an elected leader. I admire the Dalai Lama hugely, and while I will be sad to see less of him, I can’t help but applaud this latest move. He will, of course, remain the spiritual leader of Tibet. Well done sir, as usual. Here.
I kind of want this comic strip picture frame, just so I can give my dog dialog. Here.
This is a hilarious site full of pictures of MRI mishaps. The gallery is priceless overall, but my favorite is the one with the floor waxer and the MRI machine in an unholy union. NSFW, floor waxer x MRI machine sex! Here.
Letters of Note is particularly excellent today. First there is an absolutely wonderful letter from Carl Sagan to the Explorers Club calling for the admission of women. Moneyquote:
“Traditions are important. They provide continuity with our past. But it is up to us to decide which traditions are essential to The Explorers Club and which are accidents of the epoch in which it was institutionalized…. if women are excluded the loss will be ours.” Read the whole thing here.
The Explorers Club admitted women the next year.
Next is a prank letter that finally addresses Tyler Durden’s eternal question of etiquette. “As I pass by do I give you the ass or the crotch?” Find the answer here.
And finally the infamous complaint letter of seat 29E, which simply must be read to be appreciated. Here.
This is why I love Shaq: He had a birthday party at the Children’s Museum, as part of the Big and Little exhibit. Which is awesome. Here.
And finally final, the Witch King of Angmar; steampunk version, from Max Arkes: