Today in #tips, 15-year-olds trek to the North Pole for Foursquare cred, your Kraken-cat has been released, a Sharia-safe sex store sets up shop, and Lindsay Lohan has an ironic tattoo but no sense of irony.

Edna_Sednitzer has the hot, tawdry scoop on Muslim Sharia law-meets-erotica.

Ultraumatic finds that in questions of photo captioning, all black men and white women involved in televised microphone brouhahas look the same.

GlasgowRose points out Lindsay Lohan's newest employment tactic: advertising that she's good enough, smart enough, and doggonit, people like her in permanent skin-ink.

GlasgowRose also keeps us up-to-date—and years behind—by linking to the NYT's groundbreaking expose that "keeping a photographic food diary is a growing phenomenon with everything from truffle-stuffed suckling pig to humble bowls of Cheerios being captured and offered for public consumption."

fionagarden pleas: won't someone please feed the models, or at least show them pictures of food?

homoviper discovers civil rights aggressors getting all uppity about state-sponsored celebrating of the glorious Confederacy.

eleventymillion lets loose every sort of photo mash-up Kraken. Isn't it a great time to be alive and on the internet?

i ♥ lung regales with the tale of 15-year-old child-of-billionaires Parker Liautaud, who's out to one-up your lame Mayor of Alcoholicsville Foursquare badge by being the first to check in from the North Pole. Liautaud's expedition, which seeks to raise awareness about environmental issues in the Arctic, is being sponsored by the crunchy hippies over at General Electric.

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