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jtotheizzoe:

Meet Anoxycalyx joubini, an Antarctic volcano sponge (it’s the one not wearing a wetsuit). It’s estimated that some slow-growing specimens may be up to 15,000 years old, making them the oldest living animals on Earth. Most live in such deep, frigid waters that they will never be seen face-to-face by human divers, whose entire known history has occurred in less than one spongy lifetime.
Image via Project SCINI/Cal State

Science is awesome! 

jtotheizzoe:

Meet Anoxycalyx joubini, an Antarctic volcano sponge (it’s the one not wearing a wetsuit). It’s estimated that some slow-growing specimens may be up to 15,000 years old, making them the oldest living animals on Earth. Most live in such deep, frigid waters that they will never be seen face-to-face by human divers, whose entire known history has occurred in less than one spongy lifetime.

Image via Project SCINI/Cal State

Science is awesome! 

Interview With a Bank Robber
"I’ve had dye packs explode on me three times."

humansofnewyork:

"It was the late 90’s. The police commissioner had figured out that all the people committing small crimes were the same people committing big crimes, so the cops started cracking down on all the little stuff— and crime kept going down, down, down. Everything except bank robberies. Because all the big national banks were moving into the city, and buying out all the local banks. And these new corporate banks were all about ‘customer service.’ So they replaced the retired cops at the doors with ‘greeters’ who would give you coffee and donuts. So word got around fast that robbing banks was fucking easy now. All you had to do was walk in, hand them a note, and they’d hand over the cash. I never even carried a gun. The security footage was so grainy back then, you could barely see anything. It was easy. It’s much tougher these days. I’ve had dye packs explode on me three times. The worst was about a block from here. I had just left a bank, and was walking by the entrance to Penn Station during morning rush hour. Suddenly a noise starts coming from my pants, and a bright neon cloud starts shooting out. Hundreds of people were staring at me. I threw the thing away from me, hopped in a cab, and went to a bar."

Interview With a Bank Robber

"I’ve had dye packs explode on me three times."

humansofnewyork:

"It was the late 90’s. The police commissioner had figured out that all the people committing small crimes were the same people committing big crimes, so the cops started cracking down on all the little stuff— and crime kept going down, down, down. Everything except bank robberies. Because all the big national banks were moving into the city, and buying out all the local banks. And these new corporate banks were all about ‘customer service.’ So they replaced the retired cops at the doors with ‘greeters’ who would give you coffee and donuts. So word got around fast that robbing banks was fucking easy now. All you had to do was walk in, hand them a note, and they’d hand over the cash. I never even carried a gun. The security footage was so grainy back then, you could barely see anything. It was easy. It’s much tougher these days. I’ve had dye packs explode on me three times. The worst was about a block from here. I had just left a bank, and was walking by the entrance to Penn Station during morning rush hour. Suddenly a noise starts coming from my pants, and a bright neon cloud starts shooting out. Hundreds of people were staring at me. I threw the thing away from me, hopped in a cab, and went to a bar."

Does Facebook make you grumpy? You’re not alone.
fastcodesign:

Test participants who had used Facebook for 20 minutes reported being in a worse mood than those in two other test groups (one browsed the Internet, one served as a control and did nothing); the Facebook participants also felt their time had been used in a less meaningful way. 
Now go share this on Facebook.

Does Facebook make you grumpy? You’re not alone.

fastcodesign:

Test participants who had used Facebook for 20 minutes reported being in a worse mood than those in two other test groups (one browsed the Internet, one served as a control and did nothing); the Facebook participants also felt their time had been used in a less meaningful way. 

Now go share this on Facebook.

(via fastcompany)

yankees:

First career start, first career behind-the-back play for Shane Greene.
Tip of the Cap play presented by New Era.    


Dangggg… 

yankees:

First career start, first career behind-the-back play for Shane Greene.

Tip of the Cap play presented by New Era.
    

Dangggg… 

(via mlb)

Ashton Kutcher rocked his friend’s wedding this weekend alongside his fiancé Mila Kunis. Turns out he was even part of the entertainment and did a Bollywood style dance! More on the story here: http://www.eonline.com/news/557170/ashton-kutcher-mila-kunis-wear-indian-attire-at-wedding-actor-dons-turban-dances-see-the-photos

nosdrinker:

chris conley (georgia WR) made and starred in a star wars fan film and it is awesome

Conley is an apparent Star Wars fanboy, and has been known to dress as a Jedi on campus. His 26 minute fan fiction movie is actually decent and features cameos from Georgia football players and Coach Mark Richt. 

Shark Attack!

 

                     

Steven Robles lives to tell his terrifying encounter with a great white in Manhattan Beach, California.