Assistant Editor Samantha Pitchel reads everything so you don’t have to.
Here are the links we loved today:
Lawsuit filed on behalf of “enslaved” Sea World killer whales.
Mindblowing statistic: only 4% of college students are black males.
Is online dating destroying love?:
[I[t often fails to work – not least because elsewhere in cyberspace there are people like Nick, who aren't looking for love from online dating sites, but for sexual encounters as perishable and substitutable as yoghurt…[T]here's another problem for the lie-dream of online romantic fulfilment: in the hypermarket of desire, as in a large Tesco's breakfast cereal aisle, it's almost impossible to choose.
How GIFs are changing the way we see the world.
Can Occupy survive without occupations?
Laptop Mag rounds up the top offerings under $500.
Vice takes acid and goes to a Lauryn Hill show.
Whatever whatever, Lindsay Lohan is pretty gorgeous in these pretty photoshopped shots from Terry Richardson.
Must-listen-to of the day: xojane compiles a "high school mixtape introduction to feminism."
Band of Skulls cover Lykke Li’s “I Follow Rivers”: