May 13, 2012
beaglesjudgingyou:

“The worst part about all of this is I don’t even remember where you came from, nor do I really care. Leave.”

beaglesjudgingyou:

“The worst part about all of this is I don’t even remember where you came from, nor do I really care. Leave.”

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Filed under: beagle dog rabbit 
April 27, 2012

April 24, 2012

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April 16, 2012
You can’t judge a wave by its prose.

shitmystudentswrite:

The text of the poem is like a surfboard; you cannot understand what surfing means by just looking at a surfboard.

For once they got someone who understands. 

February 11, 2012

washingtonpoststyle:

discoverynews:

jakefogelnest:

Whitney Houston’s isolated vocal track on “How Will I Know.” 

RIP

Yes.

December 23, 2011

Salt on a vibrating table.

(Apparently it’s showing a visual representation of the harmonic nodes? I don’t know either. Pardon me while I go google….)

December 16, 2011

tamburina:

The best moments of Christopher Hitchens.

December 14, 2011
"Christopher Meloni Joins ‘True Blood’ As A Vampire"

"Christopher Meloni Joins ‘True Blood’ As A Vampire"

December 13, 2011

Time for Star Peace!

Star Wars and Star Trek need to unite to battle their common enemy … Twilight.

December 12, 2011
"“Oh! it is absurd to have a hard and fast rule about what one should read and what one shouldn’t. More than half of modern culture depends on what one shouldn’t read.” — Oscar Wilde"

(Source: futilitycloset.com)

December 12, 2011
"“Knowledge which is acquired under compulsion obtains no hold on the mind.” — Plato"

(Source: futilitycloset.com)

December 12, 2011
"“A man ought to read just as inclination leads him; for what he reads as a task will do him little good.” — Samuel Johnson"

(Source: futilitycloset.com)

December 11, 2011
Useful German

  • Feierabend: a festive frame of mind at the end of a working day
  • Drachenfutter: (“dragon fodder”) a peace offering to a wife from a guilty husband
  • Erminenfloh: (“ermine flea”) a sycophant to the powerful
  • Fachmensch: a narrow specialist
  • Fingerspitzengefühl: (“fingertipfeel”) intuitive sensibility, confident sureness of touch
  • fisselig: nagged and flustered to the point of incompetence
  • pomadig: “like hair oil,” resourceful, confident, able to slip through difficulties
  • Schlimmbesserung: an intended improvement that has made things worse
  • Stammplatz: a favorite, usual spot, as a table at a café
  • Torschlusspanik: (“gate closing panic”) fear that time is running out to act
  • Wundersucht: a passion for miracles
  • Zivilcourage: courage to express unpopular opinions
  • Zwischenraum: the space between things

From the awesome Futility Closet.

December 11, 2011
BP has a radio commercial emphasizing their focus on “the little things” and how it’s important to do that in order to be a good company. Not among “the little things” are “Not killing our own employees and almost destroying an entire underwater ecosystem by ignoring basic safety practices on our oil drilling platforms in the Gulf of Mexico.”

"Not killing employees" and "destroyers eco-systems" are big things. BP focuses on the little things, like radio commercials.

(Source: inothernews)

December 11, 2011
odetodeadspiders:

Perchtenand Krampuslauf 
The other side of Christmas

Delegation of duty. St Nick rewarded the good kids, while Krampus punished the naughty ones.

odetodeadspiders:

Perchtenand Krampuslauf 

The other side of Christmas

Delegation of duty. St Nick rewarded the good kids, while Krampus punished the naughty ones.

(Source: moriba, via neil-gaiman)

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