“Maverick is kind of a jerk. Iceman is totally right about him. In fact, Iceman is right about almost everything.” Tim Carmody shares his take on classic movie antagonists who were actually pretty much right all along.

+ “An invasive fish species that can crawl across dry land, live up to six days out of water and suffocate its predators threatens to reach the Australian mainland.”

+ Plants can hear themselves being eaten.

+ Syndicated from Kottke: This goal by Lionel Messi in the Copa del Rey final over the weekend is just out of this world.