I Wish I Were This Smart

I am frankly in awe of this guy. This is Part 1 (click the image or read past the jump); read it and Part 2 for the whole awesome story.

Screw You, And Screw Your Man Card

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Drew Magary is now one of my heroes. Fuck Miller Lite. Fuck “manliness.”

I’m being pissed off about other things at the moment, so this hit the sweet spot. But go Drew Magary.

Next up, Petyr Baelish with the business report…

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Totally buying this.

And a solution…

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So now I know how to address any caffeine issues someone might have. You know, if they ever come up. For anyone I know. A friend.

This seems oddly familiar to me…

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…but I can’t quite put my finger on why.

Why This Was the Worst True Blood Season Ever — and How the Show Can Be Saved

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I totally 100% agree. (And yes, I’ll admit it now, I’ve been watching True Blood.)

A Game Of Thrones – Genesis

Oh. OH. Oh my. This is… Why didn’t I know about this until now? (OK, the site is a design disaster – so much animation! – but the game! The game! I so hope it doesn’t suck.)

A Code for What Ails You

A Code for What Ails You

Today, hospitals and doctors use a system of about 18,000 codes to describe medical services in bills they send to insurers. A new federally-mandated version will expand the number to around 140,000, adding codes that can describe precisely what bone was broken and where the patient got hurt, from art galleries to chicken coops. Search for diagnosis codes from the U.S. edition of the International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision — by typing in a keyword. We’ve provided a few to get you started.

Source: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

I plugged “jet engine” into the WSJ’s interactive tool, and it came up with three codes: “Sucked into jet engine, initial encounter,” “Sucked into jet engine, subsequent encounter,” and “Sucked into jet engine, sequela.”

I want to know who gets sucked into a jet engine more than once. I would think the first time would pretty much sour a guy on the whole concept.

Mysterious paper sculptures – Central Station Blog post

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Just brilliant.