When you work regularly, inspiration strikes regularly.– Gretchen Rubin and other celebrated minds on the rhythm of creativity. (via explore-blog)
4,326 Americans have been killed with guns since... →
inothernews: That’s more than 4,300 gun deaths in just over five months Or, as the NRA would say, “Who cares?”
Women are afraid of meeting a serial killer. Men are afraid of meeting someone...– When Strangers Click, a 2011 documentary about online dating. It reminds me of that famous Margaret Atwood quote: “Men are afraid that women will laugh at them. Women are afraid that men will kill them.” It also reminds me of something written by one of the mods of Sex Worker Problems: “Misandry...
States vote to take away my marriage rights, and even though I don’t want to get...– David Sedaris (via coffeeurlgirl)
I think before his second term is over, we’re going to see a miracle before our...– Michele Bachmann decides God will repeal Obamacare. (via think-progress)
Stop thinking about art works as objects, and start thinking about them as...– Brian Eno (via jessiethatcher) I could reblog/post this every day as a constant reminder. (via notational)
inothernews: mar-see-ah: It’s the Internet. Who gives a fuck if you’re saying “gif” or “jif” in your head while you read a post on your phone in the bathroom. Or in a meeting.
In the encounter in the apartment, something went wrong.– Former FBI assistant director and CBS News senior correspondent John Miller • Discussing the violent confrontation between the agency and Ibragim Todashev, a Florida man who was friends with Boston bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev and got into a violent confrontation with the FBI early this...
Be of service. You are taking your degree into a society dominated by...– Dr. Melissa Harris-Perry’s advice to Class of 2013 (via bitchwhoisyou)
wewindondowntheroad: If I ever said that I had cold feet it’s not because I’m thinking about backing out it’s because my feet are actually very cold. like toe icicles Toecicles
One of my little boys just kept saying, ‘I love you, I love you, please don’t...– RHONDA CROSSWHITE, sixth grade teacher at Plaza Towers Elementary School in Moore, Oklahoma, which was leveled by a tornado. She threw herself over students inside a bathroom stall as the storm passed, likely helping to save their lives. Teachers. Among the best of us. (via the New York Post)
Exclamation: Tumblr. + Yahoo! = !! →
shortformblog: yahoo: I’m delighted to announce that we’ve reached an agreement to acquire Tumblr! We promise not to screw it up. Tumblr is incredibly special and has a great thing going. We will operate Tumblr independently. David Karp will remain CEO. The product roadmap, their team, their wit and… Note to Yahoo: If you post images in text posts, they don’t look as good on the dashboard...
wilwheaton: I really hope Yahoo doesn’t fuck up Tumblr like it’s fucked up … well, every single thing it’s ever touched in the history of the universe.
I’m one of those people that you have to keep your eye on or I’ll wander off...– Jack White (via art-and-fury)
The Origins of 9 Great British Insults →
nevver: WAZZOCK Wazzock was a particularly prevalent—and particularly loutish—insult in the 1990s. At the time, “lad culture” ran throughout British music and television, and wazzock, a North-England accented contraction of the sarcastic wiseacre (a know-it-all) became a powerful tool to shoot people down in an argument. LUMMOX Though the etymology of lummox is heavily disputed, one thing is...
A Workout For Book Nerds
harpercollins: epicreads: All you need for this workout is a stack of hardcovers and some yarn or rope to tie them together! Workout #1: The Book Curl Workout #2: The Book Up Workout #3: The Brunch (Book Crunch) - Just like brunch this can be done alone or with a friend! Cool Down The Epic Reads team rules massively…