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Here’s a supercut of every time Bob says “Oh my god.”

(via Huffington Post)

One thing most people will become after joining the ranks of parenthood is “resourceful.” There’s all sorts of new information we need to pack in our brains, from raising healthy eaters, to assembling Lego sets a thousand times more complicated than the ones we grew up with, to helping our kids navigate their highs and lows. We learn ways to keep our kids safe from harm. We teach them how to swim, how to safely cross the street and how to stand up to bullying. And, maybe somewhat solemnly, many of us are beginning to come to grips with the need to add “fighting climate change” to our bag of tricks.

As Books Editors, we set aside more designated reading time than most people do. Still, even we are daunted by copies of The Goldfinch looming on our desks.

Incidentally, some of my favorite books of all time are on this list—Chopin’s The Awakening, James’ Turn of the Screw, Wharton’s Ethan Frome. It’s probably because when books are shorter like this, they read more like short stories, and that appeals to me? I dunno, but check it out!

Kel Mitchell Is Returning To Nickelodeon!

The actor, who spent the majority of the ’90s doing sketch comedy on “Kenan and Kel” and “All That,” will be back on Nickelodeon this fall on the network’s new hit series “Sam and Cat.”

On a fall episode of “Sam of Cat” — which stars Jennette McCurdy and Ariana Grande, respectively, as the titular characters — Mitchell will play Big Peezy, a huge rap star who hires Sam to be his assistant. But the gig causes problems for Cat, who finds babysitting much more challenging without Sam around to help. (X)

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Dream-Like Song Created From Birds Perched On Electric Wires Proves Nature Is Perfect

The Huffington Post  | by  Sarah Barness

"Reading the newspaper one morning, I saw this picture of birds on the electric wires," says video creator Jarbas Agnelli.”I cut out the photo and decided to make a song, using the exact location of the birds as notes. I was just curious to hear what melody the birds were creating.”

Interpreting the position of birds as musical notes resulted in the beautiful piece you hear above. The work was made over an original photo shot by Paulo Pinto and published in 2009 in a Brazilian newspaper “O Estado de São Paulo.”

The video description ends with this: “I just erased the birds for effect at the end, but didn’t change their positions at all. What would be the point?”


“You know what Barret said? He said that he looked into her eyes and he knew that it wasn’t her. I understand the facts. I know that she had reams of information about me, about my life, and about the people that were close to me. And I understand that if she slipped up that she would have a completely reasonable explanation for it, and I guess to expect you to have seen past that is perhaps asking a little bit too much. But when I was over there, I thought abou you, and you were just a figment of my imagination, but I held on to you, and it wasn’t reasonable, and it wasn’t logical, but I did so… Why didn’t you? She wasn’t me. How could you not see that? Now she’s everywhere; she’s in my house, my job, my bed, and I don’t wanna wear my clothes anymore, I don’t wanna live in my apartment, and I don’t wanna be with you. She’s taken everything.

21 days of Peter/Olivia
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