1. The title of this video from Boston Dynamics is “Introducing SpotMini.” I would maybe have called it “DOG ROBOT WITH SNAKE HEAD THAT CAN CLIMB STAIRS AND THREATEN YOU WITH SODA OMG OMG OMG WE’RE ALL GONNA DIE” instead.

2. The Toast is closing up publication (archives will remain and you should go read them, especially art history) but stuff like this is why the site will be so dearly missed: Things Lucy Maud Montgomery Lied To Me About.

3. It’s the 4th of July! Don’t start any fires! As a radio DJ said this week, “Avoid going to the hospital and avoid going to the police station.” Life advice.