Friends of the Urban Forest — A Documentary on Cigarette Litter SF collects 4 million cigarette butts off the streets a year. Gross.
25 abandoned Soviet monuments that look like... →
The most beautiful forgotten tokens meant to preserve a memory.
There is an infinite, thrumming, unseen web that joins everything. Everything is...– Walter, “The Finder”, Bones
This is America. Pick a job and then become the person that does it.– Bobbie Barrett, “The New Girl” (Season 2, Episode 5), Mad Men
There is no such thing as American history, only a frontier. […] Let’s...– Don Draper, “Three Sundays” (Season 2, Episode 4), Mad Men
Obama: I Want People To Feel The Same About The... →
I agree with President Obama. I want people to be excited about technology the same way they were when they first saw Michael Jackson do the moonwalk. Oh, not that moonwalk…
This Tech Bubble Is Different — BusinessWeek →
Tech bubbles happen, but we usually gain from the innovation left behind. This one—driven by social networking—could leave us empty-handed.
Is sugar toxic? — NYTimes →
On May 26, 2009, Robert Lustig gave a lecture called “Sugar: The Bitter Truth,” which was posted on YouTube the following July. Since then, it has been viewed well over 800,000 times, gaining new viewers at a rate of about 50,000 per month, fairly remarkable numbers for a 90-minute discussion of the nuances of fructose biochemistry and human physiology. […] I’ve spent much of...
Yearn to burn
Me: "If you want to make a guy's muscles look more defined or make him look a little hairier, you just burn a little."
Jess: "I didn't know burning was the solution to every masculine problem!"
Human Rights Record of the United States in 2010... →
A surprisingly accurate understanding of America’s human rights problems by an outsider. /via @seldo
Hell is not a love tap. It’s the bitchslap of the hate of god.– Shirley Phelps, Westboro Baptist Church source
CIA’s ‘Facebook’ Program Dramatically Cut Agency’s Costs — The Onion /via Arthur
Report: Majority Of Americans Just Gotta, You... →
“The American populace needs to figure out what it wants to do and then get out there and, you know, do it,” the report read in part, adding that, hey, look, the nation’s gotta start somewhere, right? “Nearly half the country is currently sitting on the couch wondering if it’s ever going to happen for them, and further data suggests that, to be perfectly honest,...
Let the beauty we love be what we do. There are hundreds of ways to kneel and...– from Today, Like Every Other Day by Rumi (translated by Coleman Barks) /via @noseinabookgirl