Last week at w00tstock, Matt Inman (aka The Oatmeal) spoke about the storied history of our species' habit of sending other animal species into space. Here's a video of the very excellent talk, which is well worth the thirteen minutes you'll need to watch it.
The Oatmeal is a delightful web comic that I love and read regularly. But it's so still and silent like a, um, comic. So I'm in love with this sing-along animated short.
As much as you love your smartphone, you probably hate it equally. And who could blame you? Here are all the reasons your smartphone affair is such a tortured one, from Matthew "The Oatmeal" Inman. Click to biggie-size.