My tonsils and I are definitely frenemies right now.
Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.– Carl Sagan (via emilyposts)
Don’t feel so bad about being sick now that my parents drove me to the Dr. and my BF brought me a care package http://flic.kr/p/7LZJeU
Given what happens in the video, should I really order food from a cafe that’s playing Telephone by Lady Gaga?
Why Making Healthful Foods Cheaper Isn't Enough :... →
To find out how prices influence choices, researchers at the University of Buffalo set up an experiment where they could control food prices and see how shoppers responded. For their study, they recruited a bunch of moms to shop for groceries in the simulated supermarket and gave them each the same amount of money. In the first shopping trip, the food prices were identical to what was being...
People feel they can rely on the irrational. It offers the only guarantee of...– J.G. Ballard (via Waiting for the Moon)
I enjoy sunsets, long walks on the beach, and postmodern dialectical deconstructions of Lady Gaga videos http://tr.im/RTfj
If these bright new digitally enhanced national standards are more economic than...– Alfie Kohn, “Debunking the Case for National Standards”
Like it used to be, you know? Nontraditional... →
toddx: The good ol’ days. Remember those? It looks like Florida wants to use its tax dollars to re-create them. Movies and TV shows with gay characters could be ineligible for a “family-friendly” tax credit in Florida under a little-noticed provision tucked into a $75 million incentive package that Republican House leaders hope will attract film and entertainment jobs to...
Billy Mitchell is probably very unhappy right now. http://icio.us/mr2a2a
Nation Shudders At Large Block Of Uninterrupted... →
WASHINGTON—Unable to rest their eyes on a colorful photograph or boldface heading that could be easily skimmed and forgotten about, Americans collectively recoiled Monday when confronted with a solid block of uninterrupted text. Dumbfounded citizens from Maine to California gazed helplessly at the frightening chunk of print, unsure of what to do next. Without an illustration, chart, or...
afeeld » Cultivated Play: Farmville →
The secret to Farmville’s popularity is neither gameplay nor aesthetics. Farmville is popular because in entangles users in a web of social obligations. […] We are obligated to examine what we are doing, whether we are updating our Facebook status or playing Call of Duty, because the results of those actions will ultimately be our burden, for better or for worse. We must learn above...
A Robbery of Three Liberal Arts Graduates: The... →
Perp Two then informed Mr. Wilson-Stern, Mr. Goldstein and Mr. Miller that their “white asses” should listen up and that he and Perp One and Perp Three were going to rob the house and would soon be gone. Mr. Wilson-Stern informed Perp Two that he is, in fact, 1/64th Cherokee and asked whether Perp Two had read Kyama Sozuki’s article on race as a social construct in The Stanford...
SCRANTON, PA—After nearly six years on the air, NBC’s hit show The Office ended...– ‘The Office’ Ends As Documentary Crew Gets All The Footage It Needs | The Onion - America’s Finest News Source (via eldinire)