Because yesterday she had her leg bitten off by a shark

And we’re back. Not on schedule, because that is something that will never happen, and everybody knows it. Instead we have a smattering of articles from the past few weeks. Breaking Bad and Wonder Woman, productivity and social media, massage and horoscopes, language and mathematics, drugs and card games, televisions and games, sphinxes and salamanders ducksand octopusses, oh my! This one contains almost everything, with a few obvious exceptions …

But first, some Bowie, but not for the usual reasons:

You know Ollie, I have a song about that

This group is out of sorts again – far more comics and humour than other stuff. Perhaps that means there’s been nothing worth noting. Or maybeit’s a frame of mind issue. Whichever the cause, this is how we are doing it.

Scattered through this post are the gamification of edumafication, K-pop and animals, bookface and typeface, candid snaps and computer-aided surgery, abandoned homes in middle-class America, pop singers mixing with fascist dictators, coffee – not even once, remote identification and peaks of crazy, philosophy and icecream, paperclips and pickup lines, artistic towers and swimming pools. And some other stuff. Wade in and enjoy: