A very high percentage of male Pashtun Afghans are homosexual paedophiles. (Of course, they don’t consider it to be homosexual, which is forbidden by their religion, “because they aren’t in love with their boys.)
How a Torpedoed Kickstarter Campaign Unintentionally Revealed an Unlikely Unit of Cyber-Terrorists. (A long, but scary article.)
This Christmas I made an effort to do some creative stuff.
Most of the creative stuff is directly related to that same roleplaying campaign. First of all, a pair of maps (hand-drawn, using dip pen, assorted calligraphy and cartographical nibs and drawing ink and using handmade paper from Nepal). The first (of Numenor) is a direct copy of a Tolkien map, the second is of a non-canonical Numenorean colony in the east which I wanted to do in the same style.
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19 Things You'll Only Understand If You're Absolutely Fucking Terrified of Spiders. (Like me. And don’t worry, there are no pictures of spiders in the article. And in fact, that is number 1.)
Ranking the 50 states of the USA in order of personal freedom. (1st: Florida; 50th New York)
* Well, in addition to a Shop on the Borderlands gift voucher…
...with the help of this website and musical video. (Are Indian turds really shaped like wedding cakes?)
Think you're a good artist? These people are better. (Number 12. A ballpoint pen? Wow.)
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Grey Render encounter:
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Here's a sample of what I bought (not my painting - I'm not that good!):
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