Monday’s links talk protest songs, lazy songs and the meaning of Maru.
Meme-ology: If you’re reading NewsFeed, chances are you enjoy looking at funny things on the Internet. Reporter Sam Leith takes a deeper look at how memes online reflect our larger culture. (Financial Times)
Picket Playlist: Are you currently Occupying Wall Street, or wish you were? This playlist will help you fight the power. (TIME Entertainment)
Scout’s Honor: Sure, you love their cookies. But you may not know about the Girl Scouts’ storied history. Take a look at these vintage photos. (LIFE)
Odd-Job Authors: Don’t worry, you still can write the Great American Novel, no matter what job you currently have. Check out the weird jobs famous writers had before they made it. (Flavorwire)
Strike a Pose: One nature photographer talks about getting interrupted by one attention-hogging elephant seal. (The Daily What)
Viral Video: Auditory proof that songwriters have a tendency to be lazy. (Slacktory)