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The street artist Insa has created the world’s largest animated painting. Seen only from space, the artist and his team painted overĀ 45,931 square feet of space. An incredible amount of work for 1 second of GIF.

Hank Green explains the problems inherent in complaints that he, a YouTube star, got to interview the President this year:

“Legacy media accuses young people of being apathetic while actively attempting to remove them from the discussion.”

Is your friend an elitist snob? How do you cure them of their designer-jeans-lives-in-a-building-with-a-doorman-won’t-ride-the-G-train habits? As the Concessionist explains, you don’t.

A guide to talking to transmen about the first time.

Everything you always wanted to know about sex, but didn’t have the data to ask. Everybody is lying about how much they have sex, but also, the ways we communicate about sex can impact data.

People who are good at cocktail parties are better on the internet, and that may be because reading emotional cues is more than just visual. No emoji included.

Tig Notaro discusses the brilliant time she took off her shirt to reveal her cancer scars mid-set last fall:

You know? And I had run it by several people and the majority of them were like, ‘Oh my God, that’s amazing. You have to do it.’ And one person said, ‘I’m scared you wouldn’t be able to get the audience back.’ And I was like, ‘I feel like I could!’ And then somebody else said, ‘My concern would be that this is a stunt.’ And I was like: ‘It is.’