close up of bunny clyde’s nosey :3
This is the best thing I have ever seen!!
IM SO HAPPY ITS BACK.
No, I do not fucking care that writing is “hard,” and I will not give any slack to an author because “at least she wrote something; that’s pretty cool!”
Once you start charging money, writing books is a job. It’s a hard job, and if you’re not up to snuff, you get shit for it. That’s the way it goes in every other job, and it’s no different here.
You know what else is hard? Going to medical school. But I’m not going to look at the guy at the bottom of the class, the guy that just barely scraped through with minimal passing grades, and say “Sure, you can operate on my brain!”
Writing doesn’t get special status just because some people think it’s magical. It’s a job. Writers do not collect their stories from unicorn farts or some other mystical means. The good ones work hard, the bad ones work less hard and take shortcuts. Just like every other fucking job ever.
A humbling map of real-time wind patterns in Tornado Alley
“Wind Map” is a stunning interactive datavisualization that presents wind patterns across the continental U.S. in real time. Picture above is what it looked like last night at 10:59 CDT, in the aftermath of yesterday’s devastating Oklahoma tornado.”
Read more here from io9.