Chicks Dig It

chicks on the dance floorchicks on the dance floor by frankieleon (cc by)

functionequalsform needs soothing songs for fowl purposes

01/08/20
by taz

Overthinking a plate of Jellicles?

We're hiring a part-time MetaFilter moderator
MetaFilter is hiring a new part-time moderator! We're looking at candidates both within and outside the current MetaFilter community; you can find details about the job listing and application process here. We especially encourage people of color, women, sexual and gender minorities, people with disabilities, and members of other marginalized or underrepresented groups to apply.

Directly related: after nine years working here as a moderator, restless_nomad is headed out for new adventures. Drop by MetaTalk and wish her well!

01/06/20
by cortex

🥇 Week 1 Results of the January 2020 Best Post Contest are in!

01/05/20
taz

Happy New Year, MetaFilter
It's the new year, so, hey, happy new year everybody.

01/01/20
by cortex

It's the Best Post Contest for January 2020! 🎉

Fireworks 09Fireworks 09 by J Swanstrom (Never enough time...) (cc by-nc)

Starting off the New Year with a bang, Metafilter's January Best Post(s) Contest.

12/30/19
by taz

Magical MST3K Marathon with MeFites

Crow and Tom Servo from Mystery Science Theater 3000Crow and Tom Servo from Mystery Science Theater 3000 by State Farm (cc by)

It's that time of year again! The 6th annual Mystery Science Theater Christmas marathon is on like Donkey Kong! Take a break and watch some movies with some wisecracking mefites and/or robots.

"You are the only one who has your best interests at heart"

Mini MeMini Me by Jonathan Gill (cc by-nc)

Money expert jdroth has a great answer to the question "How the heck do you afford a down payment for a house?"

12/22/19
by taz

Foiled Again!

GC 32 Marseille one designGC 32 Marseille one design by Julien Desclaux (cc by-nc-nd)

When it comes to speed, Austronesian outrigger designs rule the waves, and clawsoon rules the blue with a fantastic post on catamarans, trimarans, proas, and more

12/17/19
by taz

Ghost Weed?

Just Like Queen Nefertiti - 2017Just Like Queen Nefertiti - 2017 by Jurassic Blueberries (cc by)

In Ask Metafilter, An odoriferous mystery

12/10/19
by taz

Pavlovian Sock: A cat problem.

Footprint Bump SockFootprint Bump Sock by miss88keys (cc by-nc-nd)

This is a ridiculous situation and I need wiser minds.

12/10/19
by taz

Winter Wishes

may all your holiday wishes come truemay all your holiday wishes come true by rockinmonique

MetaFilter Cares 11th Annual Gift and Donation Drive now in Metatalk.

(Also, ps: don't miss the traditional Jingle Rock Bell sacred observance)

12/09/19
by taz

Little Signs of Love

I love you PisaI love you Pisa by CJS*64 (cc by-nc-nd)

In Ask Metafilter, What small gestures have made you feel loved?

12/08/19
by taz

Deep Scroll

Hohonu Moana: Exploring Deep Waters off HawaiʻiHohonu Moana: Exploring Deep Waters off Hawaiʻi by NOAA Ocean Exploration & Research (cc by-sa)

More people have been to the Moon than the Hadal Zone.

Dive into motty's post of Neal Agarwal's awesome deep sea scroller to view unfathomable mysteries of the vasty depths, meter by meter

12/07/19
by taz

158: 158: Keep Them Scrollwheels Scrollin', Though The Browser's Slowin'
Hey, it's epsiode 158 of the MetaFilter podcast, with cortex and jessamyn!

12/03/19
by cortex

Highlighting the best bits from the MetaFilter universe

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