I discovered a very funny, tetrapod-like movement of the fins, a kind of...– Hans Fricke
Facets of the post-natal environment including the type and complexity of...– Hanson et al. confirm that this and this and this make for a very troubling future in America
If our young men miscarry in their first enterprises, they lose all heart. If...– Ralph Waldo Emerson, Self-Reliance (via jacecooke)
There was Japanese snapper with an olive-oil ponzu sauce, and crispy leeks....– man i love me some Sam Sifton
a bear for the bear! →
i am looking at you, grandparents
squiiiiiiiids iiiiiiiin spaaaaaace! →
A library is a good place to go when you feel unhappy, for there, in a book, you...– E.B. White
I thank all the Ugandans who supported us in the last elections. Continue to...– President Yoweri Museveni Kaguta, on the occasion of his 4th Presidential inauguration
Republicans in the Texas Senate on Monday approved allowing concealed handgun...– Texas!
why does everything good have to get ruined? →
finally an internet poll worth taking →
oh Antartica you get all the coolest auroral events crookedindifference: Aurora australis captured by NASA’s IMAGE satellite and overlaid onto NASA’s satellite-based Blue Marble image.
You don’t become great by trying to be great. You become great by wanting to do...– Zombie Marie Curie (xkcd #896)
The new contract was that to participate in the public sphere, you must practice...– Mahmood Mamdani
No person shall, by any noise, gesture, words, or other means, wantonly and...– Article I, Section 3.2 (Code 1963, S12-19) of Somerville’s Code or Ordinances (which I am slogging through to figure out how the city can ask us to do $5,000 worth of work on the house) is revealing a few gems along the way