My LoseIt.com account informs me I have no friends. Are there any MeFites using LoseIt who would like to be LoseIt friends? We can trade contact info on MeMail. posted by angiep at 5:40 PM -
Mathowie has a Medium post detailing ongoing legal demands by Sundance Vacations to delete a 2010 Ask Metafilter thread about their business, and later demanding personal information about users in that thread. Short version: Sundance, or somebody claiming to be from Sundance, may have doctored an unrelated court order to aim it at Metafilter.
The story has been picked up at BoingBoing,Popehat (where Ken White has praise for how our fearless leader handled the situation) and presumably elsewhere as well. posted by Holy Zarquon's Singing Fish at 9:28 AM -
Please help me find this post: An opinion piece from a larger publication about what the author would do if they were a poor (black?) kid, and wanted a good education. The author suggested they'd teach themselves using something like Khan Academy or other opencourseware. [more inside] posted by [insert clever name here] at 5:00 PM -
Sometime within the last couple of years there was either a post or a comment linking to a really terrific Soviet cartoon about the difficulties of making a movie in the USSR.... [more inside] posted by Frowner at 12:12 PM -
A couple of years ago--or maybe longer--there was a post and discussion about how early Hillary Clinton had to get up in the morning, to attend to her hair and makeup, versus how early Obama had to get up, during the 2008 primary. I think it was a discussion of a magazine article. Does anyone remember what I'm talking about? I've searched and can't find it. posted by Ollie at 7:08 AM -