Invisible Children, the nonprofit behind the KONY 2012 campaign, has asked supporters to spend April 20 raising awareness of the crimes of Ugandan militia leader and horrible person Joseph Kony. But how can you raise awareness? How about with one of the many KONY 2012 knockoffs available on Cafepress, Etsy and deviantART? Here's a lovingly curated selection:
Love! It is not for the faint of heart. What is it about l'amour that drives the "males" among us to hand out eerily-worded business cards to strange women on the street—to revel in our passive-aggression, trying to simultaneously embrace and flee from love's awkward embrace, by passing some kind of love note thing, which never works? It is a mystery. All we know, ladies, is this: more of your very own, very true, bad love connection stories are below. To Cupid's Garden!
This kid, who has an uncanny resemblance to Ash from Pokemon, uses his own little Pikachus to demonstrate what could possibly be the next big magic schtick. I choose you!
If you've been laid off recently and you have a stack of useless business cards sitting in your desk drawer, there's something you can do with at least one of them. CardsofChange.com asks people to submit photos of their old business cards with their new contact info scribbled in, along with "one positive change that happened in your life as a result of being downsized." You don't get anything for participating, naturally. The same can't be said for the founders of the site: They've already landed a deal to turn the project into a book. [CardsofChange]