Links: French man climbs world’s tallest building, completely unaided

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Alain Robert, or "French Spider-man" to those in the know, climbed Burj Khalifa (the world's tallest building) in Dubai yesterday. The building is eight-hundred-and-twenty-eight meters tall and he did it in six hours. You do the math.

I have a minor obsession with Donald Glover. It's not a big deal or anything, I just think it's really adorable when he beat-boxes and raps in Spanish. That other guy doing it with him is pretty cool, too.

The Shorty Awards were last night (congratulations to The Daily What for winning Microblog of the Year) and Amanda Palmer celebrated by singing some tweets. Not just any tweets, because that would be boring, but famous people's tweets, like, say 50 Cent and David Lynch. Hilarious.

The person who created this was either really bored at work, or has an especially creative case of Tourette's. Either way, it's always good to know that people know how to spell the slang word for breasts.

And finally, the escaped Bronx Zoo cobra is still at large, but that doesn't mean we should overlook the traumatized seven-year-old German girl who found a seven-foot-long boa constrictor in her toilet. A message to all New York residents: please go look in your toilet and make sure there is not a missing cobra inside of it.