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The New and Improved SAT

newyorker:

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In light of the College Board’s recent changes to the SAT, some humorous alternative vocabulary questions: http://nyr.kr/RpVqeO

Directions: Match the italicized slanty word or phrase with its meaning.

1. Mike, like, likes Emily, but not like that. The best meaning of “like” is:

a) you know
b) um
c) similar to
d) derives pleasure from
e) lolz

Photograph by Thomas Barwick.

realitytvgifs:

when it’s finally 70 degrees and sunny

realitytvgifs:

when it’s finally 70 degrees and sunny

ilovecharts:

Social Studies As Taught By The First Ten Pages Of Google Search Results

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comedycentral:

Click here to watch Jon Stewart discuss CNN’s never-ending Flight 370 coverage of on last night’s Daily Show.

comedycentralstandup:

Kumail Nanjiani is your Stand-Up Month Comedian of the Day. Watch his stand-up highlights here. 

comedycentralstandup:

Kumail Nanjiani is your Stand-Up Month Comedian of the Day. Watch his stand-up highlights here

atmidnightcc:

We had so much fun with our Figure Hating game, we thought we should make them more real. Got your own idea for a bad action figure? Send us your drawings and altered images through the “play this game” button on our Tumblr page!

If we like what you make, it might get featured on the show!

G.I.Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat courtesy of Kevin Shinick, Clarence Thomas the Tank Engine courtesy of Seth Green! Watch the game here for more ideas.

Technicolor raincoat is killing me

ilovecharts:

Stay classy, Fox News
newyorker:

In this week’s issue of the magazine, Nicholas Thompson writes about his friendship with Stalin’s daughter Svetlana Alliluyeva: http://nyr.kr/NK5FYC
Watch a short video about Alliluyeva and the incredible letters that she wrote: http://nyr.kr/1jxi3pq

newyorker:

In this week’s issue of the magazine, Nicholas Thompson writes about his friendship with Stalin’s daughter Svetlana Alliluyeva: http://nyr.kr/NK5FYC

Watch a short video about Alliluyeva and the incredible letters that she wrote: http://nyr.kr/1jxi3pq

A Net, at Last, for the Golden Gate Bridge?

newyorker:

In light of news that the Golden Gate transportation district may approve a barrier on the famous San Francisco bridge, Tad Friend looks at the landmark’s somber history: http://nyr.kr/1gxBSye

Read his 2003 piece on why so many commit suicide there: http://nyr.kr/1lpOGd0

Photograph by George Rose/Getty.