It’ll be good offensively, but damn, I’ve gotta play second, first...– Laser Show
turtles! on runways! →
There is a massive, irreconcilable conflict between science and religion....– J. Anderson Thomson (also bonus points to us for the Statesman link. so excited to see the whole Willis family this weekend!)
holy moly it's chris and carolyn's house! →
When we adjust for unobserved student ability by controlling for the average SAT...– Dale and Krueger, on why Harvard might not be worth the money. oh wait.
In September 1993, Tim Wakefield ended his season with a pair of shutouts at...– my Saturday night
Carbon dioxide is natural, it is not harmful, it is a part of Earth’s lifecycle....– In the Words of Michele Bachmann (via life)
For the first time, physicists have watched a single proton flip over on its...– just read it
god bless you, southie boston: Southie reacts to Whitey Bulger capture.
fighting season– i don’t think i’ll ever understand war
Article 1, Section 8 of the Constitution is pretty simple, It says, ‘Raise...– Sgt. Maj. Micheal Barrett
The Boston Bruins’ Stanley Cup-clinching Game 7 victory over the Vancouver...– ESPN
Last week, donors pledged $4.3 billion to GAVI to help immunize 250 million...– Sweet
dear god yes →
Myth #5 - Introverts don’t like to go out in public. Nonsense. Introverts...– Kottke sends us to the full list from Carl King
Penalties against possession of a drug should not be more damaging to an...– President Carter (1977), re-self-quoted in a blistering take-down of the U.S. “War on Drugs”
Whether animals experience human-like emotions is controversial and of immense...– Bateson et al.
substitute "two year olds" for "dogs" and you can... →
We are too civil to books. For a few golden sentences we will turn over &...– Emerson
the first mosquito bites of the season have swelled huck’s right eye closed and although the pediatrician saw us at 11, we are now in our 3rd hour at the emergency room, awaiting the opthalmologist consult and for the antihistamines to kick in. even without his nap, the little bear has been a model patient. tip to parents: get the Netflix app on your phones.
The Attorney-General’s kind remarks are noted and appreciated. I’ve spoken to Ed...– The Wire creator David Simon, in an e-mail to the Times of London responding to Attorney General Eric Holder demand for an additional season of the acclaimed HBO series.
On Wednesday, highs could rise to 92, while on Thursday, highs could rise to 95....– Thanks for the warm welcome home, Boston. (hehe puns)