Best Of The Web #131: Today. Server Time.
Jessamyn and cortex catch up on a weird busy month on and off MetaFilter in the latest podcast episode.
If you're looking for a low-key way to celebrate, drop in and join the wise, suave, and good-looking volunteers who help transcribe the podcast. (Thank you podcast transcribers! You are the best!)
... or if you prefer your celebrations more active, join the stalwart band of Pokemon Go obsessed Mefites as they report back from the field.
lately in MetaTalk:
Why, the site is a glorious peacock!: Announcing More Color for the Classic Theme
Mefi Podcast 114 is out: "I Say It's Spinach, And To Hell With It"
Discussing Books in Fanfare: Let's talk about books, baby
How YOU doin'?: What's new, MeFites? Have a life update you'd like to share?
Recently on Mefi, people and places around the world, enchanting, mysterious and magnetic:
Good luck finding parking: "The Precarious Architecture of 7 European Cliff Cities"
The REMAINS of Greenland project is attempting to locate and preserve archaeological sites in Greenland before they are lost to the destructive effects of climate change
Italians Compare the Arrival of Starbucks to the Apocalypse: pjsky's roundup of the unthinkable
Grace's Guide to British Industrial History is a project publishing the history of industry in the UK and elsewhere
"Being Iceland, it gets complicated": Saga Thing is a podcast about the Sagas of the Icelanders
Roadtrip like it's 1966: 1966 video photolog trips of selected highways via BC Ministry of Transportation
No vestige of a beginning, no prospect of an end: A short video from the British Geological Survey about Siccar Point
This month on MetaFilter's Best Of The Web podcast, cortex and jessamyn's special guest is each other as they pull a dynamic duo all by their collective lonesomes and talk about everything from MeFites' projects about inclusive sex ed and magic realism twitter bots to posts about maps and questions about navigating people's reactions to changing your appearance.