Easter egg in the Random AskMe button

Strong Prime SpiralatorsStrong Prime Spiralators by chrstphre (cc by)

It turns out there's an unintentional easter egg in AskMe. When you click Random Question in AskMe, how many clicks will it take you to arrive at this, the most likely AskMe question?

The Girl with the Silver Eyes and other rediscovered favorite lost books

Moonrise.Kingdom.2012.月升王国.双语字幕.HR-HDTV.AC3.1024X556-人人影视制作_2013516223741Moonrise.Kingdom.2012.月升王国.双语字幕.HR-HDTV.AC3.1024X556-人人影视制作_2013516223741 by Elwin7 (cc by-sa)

Does anyone else remember this one? Mefites share their obscure favorite kids' and young-adult books.

Best and Baddest

Chrome display bug isolated!
Been seeing weird white diagonal lines on MetaFilter (or elsewhere) in Chrome? Clever MeFites have figured it out!

06/10/17
by cortex

Two Ask MetaFilter questions per week!
We're experimenting with upping the Ask limit to two questions per week. More info in the MetaTalk announcement!

06/08/17
by cortex

129: We're Blaming Everything On Pancakes
In this month's episode of Best Of The Web, cortex and jessamyn talk about (a) MetaFilter and (b) pancakes.

06/04/17
by cortex

Themes for month of June: Joy and Journeys

JoyJoy by __MaRiNa__ (cc by)

For the month of June, folks are posting things that bring them joy -- check out the tag JoyInJune to see the posts. Also for June, share your travel and place posts, under the tag JuneJourneys.

TV chitchat hour

Ban ‘Killer Robots’ Before It’s Too LateBan ‘Killer Robots’ Before It’s Too Late by wackystuff (cc by-sa)

Do you have opinions about the best TV theme songs? Bring 'em over here.

Good stuff to watch

Weekend chillout reading: collections, DIY builds, classic tv logos, and rhyming synonyms

The last one...The last one... by isfullofcrap (cc by)

ben30's kid wants to know, are there any synonyms that rhyme?

Chrysostom's post about classic physical special-effects in TV logos drew a bunch of other fun examples in the comments.

Do you know what a billhook is? Well, jedicus found one guy with a huge encyclopedic website about 'em -- and in the comments, zamboni gave an amazing list of "one person's highly-specific passion" websites.

While we're at it, how about pjern's thread of unbelievable garden sheds. And did you catch mrbill's thread a while ago about the amazing garage renovation detailed in a novel-length forum thread?

Thella asks, what do I do with this really weird banister situation in my apartment?

Making room for pronouns on the profile page
Heya, we've tweaked the "Gender" field in Preferences to include "...and/or pronouns". Here's the MetaTalk announcement.

05/15/17
by cortex

128: Dumpin' m' beef with Jess and Josh
Hey, the new podcast is late but it's here and here it is!

05/11/17
by cortex

Eurovision 2017

Semifinal 1 EUROVISION 2008Semifinal 1 EUROVISION 2008 by proteusbcn (cc by)

It's Eurovision time! Jump in today with Tuesday's Eurovision semifinal, and find future installments at Fanfare's Eurovision Club.

Do sneezes freeze in cold weather?

Frozen-Sneeze VittorioFrozen-Sneeze Vittorio by Emanuele Longo (cc by)

eotvos talks about sneezing while at the South Pole at -70s °F ... and mucus control while wearing a balaclava. Apparently, s'not that pretty.

05/02/17
by taz

Of Beetles and Bats

My VW Rabbit's 10 year birthday - by the date on the sticker. 168131 miles.My VW Rabbit's 10 year birthday - by the date on the sticker. 168131 miles. by wbaiv (cc by-sa)

Mefites share their old Volkswagen stories, and animal-stuck-in-house stories

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