File this under idiocy: A local group put up a bunch of decorated wooden snowmen out in front of the local K of C down the street from our house. Some asshat complained about one of the snowmen, which had the words "No Hate in 21228" written on it. This suddenly became a "political" message, and they decided to take all of the snowmen down. What the fuck? It's a SNOWMAN, you idiots. I don't know who I'm more disappointed in, the asshats that complained or the committee that bent to pressure and took them down.
Update: The church across the street asked if they could put it out on their lawn directly in front of our house. AWESOME.
It's a grim subject, but one that's been on my mind since the baby arrived: Dealing with your digital legacy. Lifehacker has a great writeup on how to organize your life so that heirs and executors can access your digital life, like bank accounts, social media, and digital assets. The first step is a will (check) and the second is a password manager (check).
This is a beautiful piece of kit, and had I $500 to blow on it, I'd do so willingly: the Brennan B2. It's a micro jukebox powered by a Raspberry Pi. Feed it CDs and it'll rip them; you can load preripped files via USB. It's configurable via web interface; it also can play internet radio.