Who Owns Media (US Edition)
Via Gizmodo, which also includes graphics on what brands own what consumer goods, consolidation in financial markets, what auto makers own what cars, and what breweries make what beer… which is important.
Images: Studios and media companies (top), and TV stations (bottom). Select to embiggen.
(Photo source: Brian Lehrer)
A growing number of sidewalk donation bins in New York City claiming to collect clothing for the poor are actually benefiting for-profit companies.
Top photo: Horseshoe crab harvest for fertilizer production, 1928 (Delaware Public Archives). Bottom photo: Harvesting the blood of the horseshoe crab to take advantage of a chemical found only in the amoebocytes of its blood cells that can detect mere traces of bacterial presence and trap them in inescapable clots. (A still from the PBS Nature documentary Crash)
Only 54% of Americans blame humans for global warming. In other news, 46% of Americans have heads stuck in the sand.
Too high a price: Parts from some endangered species are worth more than gold or cocaine
people who wear pants past 7 are not the kind of people i associate with
jesus christ i’m getting hate over this because people are putting the word ‘size’ in there when thats not what i was saying
AS IN THE FUCKING TIME
I thought you meant past age 7 and I was rly confused
"Happy birthday son. Since you’re eight now it’s time you learn about kilts.”
Meet Pickles, aka “Catosaurus.” He was rescued in Boston and he’s over 3 feet long.
That’s not a cat that’s a goddamn lynx CHRISTShhhhhh, don’t fat shame the baby,kitteh-with-a-candlestick!
Is that one of those prehistoric cats? Is there a wormhole in Boston?