feb. 7

Links we love today: Things we all agree on, internet addiction, Lauryn Hill on acid and more

Links we love today: Things we all agree on, internet addiction, Lauryn Hill on acid and more

Assistant Editor Samantha Pitchel reads everything so you don’t have to.

Here are the links we loved today:

Esquire has helpfully compiled a slideshow of 79 things we can all agree on; The Frisky’s (actually totally legit) 5 dangers of flirty texting; 7 epic roommate pranks.

Lawsuit filed on behalf of “enslaved” Sea World killer whales.

Dalkey Archive Press posts excerpts from the forthcoming David Foster Wallace volume of their Literary Conversations series.; Writer Emma Straub interviewed on the Bomblog.

Mindblowing statistic: only 4% of college students are black males.

How do I know if I’m addicted to the internet? (Incidentally, I was asking myself that mere minutes before coming across this post…); Related infographic illustrates our growing connectedness.

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.

Fact: New Mexico almost passed a law requiring psychologists to dress as wizards; Dallas man faces amputation after golf course fight ends in impalement.  

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."

Stream Young & Old, the latest from pop outfit Tennis, in its entirety over at Gorilla vs Bear; Stream Fucked Up’s epic 15-minute annual Chinese Zodiac single, “Year of the Tiger.”

Band of Skulls cover Lykke Li’s “I Follow Rivers”: