You know what we are? We’re like nylon. Our atoms don’t mix, but...– http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y479OXBzCBQ
Infinity Mushroom (on death and dying) →
The way we deal with death in this country is stupid. I know burying the dead is a sign of civilization but we’ve gone so far to preserve life in death we’re hurting the living. Formaldehyde, a known carcinogen, preserves the dead but does nothing kind to the land in which the body is returned. My grandmother was cremated and put into many small urns. She will be taken to her...
WWF short →
Reminds me of Words by Radiolab which is one of my favorite shorts ever. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j0HfwkArpvU
Marissa Mayer on the day she 'broke' the Internet. →
“It was 8:27 a.m. on a Saturday in 2009. I was in Minneapolis visiting my brother. I woke up late and was racing around my hotel room trying to get ready. There was a knock on the door. I was sure it was my mom, telling me I was late. But it was my friend Jini. “Yes, you’re late to breakfast,” she said calmly. “But also: Google is down. I think you might want to deal with that...
Open joke thread on google+ →
Here is one I like: A pirate walks into a bar with a steering wheel tucked in his pants. The bartender says, “hey buddy, you’ve got a steering wheel in your pants!” “Arrr,” says the pirate. “It’s driving me nuts!” (that also might be my boyfriend’s favorite joke- I remember it involved a pirate and a steering wheel.)
It can also be said that she was extremely uncomfortable in the company of thunderstorms and tornadoes.
Facebook and the Epiphanator: An End to Endings? →
“We’ll still need professionals to organize the events of the world into narratives, and our story-craving brains will still need the narrative hooks, the cold opens, the dramatic climaxes, and that all-important “■” to help us make sense of the great glut of recent history that is dumped over us every morning. No matter what comes along streams, feeds, and walls, we...
sometimes I think I'm living my life wrong
That I should be happier or kinder or more ambitious or thinner or wealthier. Then I see shit like this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zmBv7udnbes&feature=youtu.be (via boingboing) or this: http://www.onedayonearth.org/ And I realize on the micro and macro that I can’t fuck it up too bad.
How many words do you know? →
It’s like the SAT, which apparently I do for fun now that I’m in my 30s.
I ate beets today.
If I call you in 2-4 days whispering about stomach cancer please point me back to this post.
Felton Annual Reports →
Information is beautiful.
Google Axel Erlandson.
He makes childhood out of trees.
suspicious vans →
growing up there was a white van that parked in our neighborhood. i was 90% convinced it was full of children.