Brand New Colors, Random Tats, and Other Stories We Didn't Post

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So much news passes before our collective eyes every day that we couldn't possibly cover it all. Mostly because much of it isn't worth covering! But here are a some borderline tidbits we passed on, just in case.

If You Get a Random Tattoo From an App, You Deserve a Random Tattoo From an App

Here's an app that randomly generates some sort of terrible tribal tattoo that you can put on your lower back or upper arm or right in the middle of your face. It costs five bucks, which seems like a small price to pay for putting something totally random on your body forever.

How Small Atoms Are

If your first guess was "really really small" and your second guess just added another "really" onto your first guess, you're right! They are that small. And here is a cartoon to prove it. [BoingBoing]

Pantone Adds 336 More Unnecessary Colors

That's about a third more than it had to start, which means you're now going to be 33% more indecisive about which exact shade of beige you're going to paint the foyer. [Pantone]


Left Behind is our daily collection of chaff we didn't think was quite good enough to post on its own, and why.