POSTED BY MARTIN KICH This headline is from today’s Wonkette newsletter: Michael Cohen’s Tell-All Book Has Been Cancelled. Sorry, Pulitzer Committee! Wonkette is available at: It is in the sa… Source: Headline of the Day: In the Land of Unrealized Awards Advertisements

POSTED BY MARTIN KICH I know that the artificial intelligence and the humanoid robots are on the horizon, if not already upon us, but this image is still unsettling: Getty, Matt Cardy This explanat… Source: Image of the Day: A New Kind of Brain Surgery

POSTED BY MARTIN KICH The title of this post is the title of a book by E. L. Kersten. Here is the jacket summary: Motivation has become a multi-billion dollar industry, courtesy of the patronage of… Source: The Art of Demotivation

POSTED BY MARTIN KICH Getty, Matt Cardy This explanatory caption was provided by Atlantic’s Photos of the Week for May 11, 2018, compiled by Alan Taylor: Artist Michael Pendry adds a white origami … Source: Image of the Day: The Power of Art

POSTED BY MARTIN KICH Here is a photo of city boys getting rooftop swimming instruction in the 1920s. This is a more recent photo identified as showing a man swimming in a river near New Delhi in I… Source: Images of the Day: The Season for Getting in the Water

POSTED BY MARTIN KICH I wonder if the $43,000 “secure” phone booth that Scott Pruitt had installed in his office looks anything like this: (If the image is more puzzling than amusing, do a Google s… Source: Whimsical Speculation of the Day

POSTED BY MARTIN KICH This is a photo taken in 1937 in Prague of a mechanism called an “elevator desk”: In a period in which Varidesks have become very popular and the emphasis on ergon… Source: Image of the Day