Getting Their Irish Up: A gay float crashed Boston's anti-gay St. Patrick's Day Parade.

Big Science News! The existence of gravity gravitational waves has been confirmed, which validates the Big Bang Theory.

The Dark Side of YouTube: "Over the last few days, allegations of sexual abuse and emotional manipulation have surfaced in the YouTube community."

No Sympathy for the Carpetbagger: Former MA Senator (and future candidate for NH Senator) Scott Brown gets rough treatment from Fox News. This is delightful to watch.

Best GIFs Ever: Colossal's blog post exhibit of David Szakaly's optical illusion GIFs is a treat for the eyes.

William S. Burroughs Teaches Writing: Go to Open Culture to learn more.

Happy St. Patrick's Day! This video is older than dirt and has been on Slog many times, but it's also absolutely wonderful. If I had to choose two minutes of video to send into outer space to prove that human civilization existed and was worthwhile, I think it might be this: