1. Elizabeth Kolbert trashes Superfreakonomics:
To be skeptical of climate models and credulous about things like carbon-eating trees and cloudmaking machinery and hoses that shoot sulfur into the sky is to replace a faith in science with a belief in science fiction
2. Tracey Emin can’t figure out why she isn’t more popular in America:
She has produced works and shows titled “The Tracey Files,” “The Tracey Emin Museum” and “CV,” which stands for two words — the second of them is “vernacular” and the first is unprintable. She has made hundreds of nude self-portraits, including “I’ve Got It All,” a photograph in which her loins are obscured only by piles of money, which she is either giving birth to or forcing inside her vagina.
3. Putin gives advice to Russian hip-hoppers:
“I do not think that ‘top-rock’ or ‘down-rock’ breakdance technique is compatible with alcohol or drugs,” Putin told cheering hip-hoppers who responded with chants of “Respect, Vladimir Vladimirovich”.
4. Jim Carrey’s website will blow your mind (Via AnimalNewYork)
(Seriously, spend a half hour with it. Easter eggs wrapped in easter eggs.)