5 Things To Know This AM — Jan 19 2011

While we generally throw away our old MetroCards, artist Thomas McKean has chosen a more cultural way to dispose of the yellow pieces of plastic, transforming them into taxis, brooms, and self portraits. Maybe we should hold on to ours after all. (Gothamist)
Aww, Reg! Our favorite face of daytime television, Regis Philbin, is retiring from Live With Regis and Kelly after 28 years of co-hosting. Let the replacement rumors start now...(Daily Mail)
We wish they had made one for us! Tibi's new custom-made stationery, featuring sketches of our favorite fashion editors—think Kate Lanphear, Jane Keltner deValle, and Taylor Tomasi Hill—makes us want to write note after note after note. (Racked NY)
Catpacks do exist (yep, that's a backpack for cats), and of course they exist in Park Slope. (Fucked In Park Slope)
Can you imagine living next to a hoarder? This person did, and they're pictures! (Curbed)