*Compelling: There has never been a reader who has come to this site intentionally who would NOT click on a link to pictures of animals with guns for horns. NEVER. See “The Evolution Will Be Fabulous” by Peter Gronquist. And see it well, by God.
*E-retail: Dmitry Itskov is planning on creating a humanoid avatar body within 5 to 7 years. It would then be possible for a person to upload a consciousness into this body. Please pre-order me one 9-foot-tall, female Andre the Giant avatar body. (Don’t ask.)
*Images: In “The Conditions of Winter” Rinat Voligamsi reimagines life in the Russian Red Army in a pretty chillingly awesome way. I want upside-down shadow soldiers marching across a tundra in my home. [mktg]
*Quotable: Mat Honan writes about Generation X on his tumblr. “Generation X is sick of your bullshit.” And “Generation X wasn’t surprised.” And, my favorite, “Generation X is a journeyman.” (Actually, I would have loved a post that was simply a list of these sort of statements.)
*Brilliance: I did a little tweet of this today, but its brilliance is worth the repeat. The YouTube Insult Generator by Adrian Holovaty should be read about and played with by anyone who cares about the internet, America, or the accidental brilliance that can be found in abject stupidity.
*Football: This Boba Fett viking helmet makes me wonder if Mr. Fett would actually be an upgrade to this year’s Queens secondary. Even though he is deceased.
*Today’s links: F.