Herding Cats

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Cats like to stare at things and lurk: They’re built for surfing on the Web. We bond with them in little spurts, like videos on YouTube. Dogs, meanwhile, demand a lasting interaction. They’re thick and shaggy, musty-smelling like a book, and while they have their standard tricks, they’re famously unable to adapt.

Slate investigates why dogs are better-suited for print, while cats dominate the internet. While The New Yorker might concur, fine literary entertainment from T. S. Eliot’s practical cats and Gay Talese’s feline sociology to today’s GPS-driven lost cat counters the hypothesis. (via explore-blog)

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Happy grumpy Monday!

Happy grumpy Monday!