*For rent: The world’s largest shopping mall, the New South China Mall, currently has a 2% occupancy rate. (Maybe this is an opportunity for an Occupy The World’s Largest Shopping Mall movement? Need + Need = Virtuous Circle? Of Need? Let’s do this.)
*Photos: The daily Occupy Wall Street photo: Kanye West (not nude).
*Money: Incomes in the U.S. have fallen more since the recession “ended” than they did during the recession. Workers are in a vice.
*Animations: I normally hate Slate’s manipulative, knee-jerk contrarian headlines, and hence link infrequently to that site. However, the animation of the 2012 Republican campaign as a horse race is very good. Also, after hearing about how Slate’s Culture Gabfest podcast was very good for a LONG time, I finally allowed myself to listen to it. And it’s very good. Ugh.
*Hominids: Fuck Yetis. (IS IT JUST ME OR IS THAT PERHAPS THE WORLD’S GREATEST AS YET UNREALIZED BUMPER STICKER?)
*Please note: Neurotypicality be damned. Can anyone tell me what a caddis fly pupa looks like?
*Today’s links: F.