I’m living my life based on a decision a 17-year-old made.– Stew, in Passing Strange “It’s a little crazy when you think about how the 17 year old version of you made a bunch of decisions that the older (and probably wiser) you has to deal with” - sharingtime
Leo’s Song on Vimeo (via Vimeo) I wish I had a Pyramid friend. :(
Why? - Rubber Traits It rained around 3am last...
The effect can scarcely be described, so weird, and so beautiful it is. The era...– -NYTimes, on the lighting of the first 3000 electric incandescent lamps on Pearl Street, New York, September 4, 1882. (via rach) I miss the days when the newspaper sounded beautiful.
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2008-3-30) →
Gnarls Barkley Subtle Boom Bip & Doseone Themselves Why? Imported from Last.fm Tumblr
In NYC, you can rent dogs (aka. new best friends... →
They don’t have any stuff like this in Manhattan, KS. :(
Ain’t no shame in holdin’ on to grief, as long as you make room for...– Bubbles, in The Wire season 5, episode 9
Who created a model of the universe as a set of... →
Internet, you creep me out sometimes. →
If, after I depart this vale, you ever remember me and have thought to please my...– H. L. Mencken
You know what a healthy newsroom is? It’s a magical place where people...– City Editor Gus Haynes in The Wire season 5, episode 1
You know, I’d be a lot more excited about this new Muxtape service if i could ever make it through one without the server going all wonky on me and refusing to load songs. Growing pains are understandable, but I’ll wait a week or so before diving in head-first. The music will still be there, after all, right?
That’s why some people read the Bible over and over again, or even the...– The Architecture of Self-Measurement @ BLDGBLOG
Since I can remember, I’ve had melodies in my head. I chew my food to them.– Andrew Bird, in a great explanation of how he writes his music
Keith Richards in GQ
Keith: I had hepatitis C and cured it by myself.
Keith: Just by being me.
We didn’t know what to do with a 9-year-old in opiate withdrawal, or what...– Dr. Carlos Tirado in an NPR piece on a new variety of ‘cheese’ heroin that’s hooking young users.
Battlestar Galactica Creator to adapt "Children Of... →
Bad David Eick! BAD!
Pathetic Geek Stories →
Short comics based off submitted stories of childhood. Kids can be really cruel to each other. :(
Google's Design Guidelines →
Useful: focus on people - their lives, their work, their dreams. Fast: every millisecond counts. Simple: simplicity is powerful. Engaging: engage beginners and attract experts. Innovative: dare to be innovative. Universal: design for the world. Profitable: plan for today’s and tomorrow’s business. Beautiful: delight the eye without distracting the mind. Trustworthy: be worthy of...
Anonymous Philanthropist Donates 200 Human Kidneys to Hospital
but then again, it's never that easy.
rach: i think happiness may be as simple as finding a way to reduce the five lives we all try to lead down to just one. one is so much more than enough. The idea of identity has really interested me ever since seeing There Will Be Blood, which gets a lot of its dramatic tension from Daniel Day-Lewis’s character being unable to choose between his roles as a ruthless competitor and a family...
Socialist writer and textile artist William Morris said, “You can’t have...– Paul Ford, in an appropriately Brief Message
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2008-3-23) →
Gnarls Barkley Why? A Silver Mt. Zion Themselves Boom Bip & Doseone Imported from Last.fm Tumblr
What Created This Monster? →
A pretty good big-picture article from the NY Times on what’s been going on in the financial wilds, away from any sort of regulation or oversight.
nostrich: unrealistic belief in one’s own intelligence; delusion of superintelligence What a lovely word.
In preparation for graduating from college and saying goodbye to my beloved @ksu.edu account, I’m cleaning up the stuff that’s accumulated since high-school in my gmail account. It started out at around 3700 e-mails, but with some filters and mass-archiving I’ve got it down to less than 2500 with a half-hour of work. It’s probably fair to say that this task wouldn’t...