Knock over a garbage can Just because you can There’s a silver lining in every open Hand They say Live for today But I’m still dreaming Most of my life away Looking for forgiveness In a glass of champagne Music in every street sign And your taste Fever Coconut Lime…
In the empire of the senses You’re the queen of all you survey All the cities...– Sting, Love is the Seventh Wave (via thebronzemedal)
You can tear a poem apart to see what makes it tick… You’re back with the...– Dylan Thomas, Poetic Manifesto, 1961(via imperiousrex)(via tuesdayslove) (via unicornology)
We have a bunch of idiots on Wall Street that are kicking sand in the face of...– Sen. Claire McCaskill who introduced a bill to cap compensation for employees of any company that accepts federal bailout money to the salary of the president of the United States. This $400,000 limit would include salaries, bonuses and stock options. (via pilnick)
Action is character.– F. Scott Fitzgerald (via literateandstylish) (via f1shnets)
kings of leon
watersigninstincts: last night i watched the fam from tennessee seriously rock MSG here in chilly NYC. i was skeptical going in because their latest album didn’t hit me as hard as because of the times and aha shake heaartbreak, but man i thought they fuckin brought it. it was a ballsy as hell performance because a pretty solid portion of their set was old tunes that a lot of the people who found...
Most of what matters in your life takes place in your absence.– Salman Rushdie (via reluctantbuddha)
Academic Earth →
maybeitsallok: “This is incredible, and doesn’t cost $160,000. Free lectures from Harvard, Berkeley, MIT, Stanford, Princeton, and Yale, covering a ton of subjects, for absolutely free. More than lectures, AE offers entire courses. This Yale course on the American novel, for instance, spans 25 lessons. Also of note: the @Google series of lengthy interviews, including a month-old one with Chris...
Floating rubbish dump 'bigger than US' →
Our president’s approval rating is somewhere between pictures of baby pandas on...– Maddow (via uoma) (via newsandbooze) (via butnotmine) (via apsies) (via think4yourself) (via borednyc) (via danielholter)
The Omnomicon: how to make a rainbow cake! →
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pilnick: Chain of fools: cuffed escapees’ run in with pole Two New Zealand prisoners who were handcuffed together as they fled a courthouse foiled their own getaway when they ran to opposite sides of a light pole, slammed into each other and fell to the ground. The video takes a minute to start after clicking play (it will look like it’s not doing anything) but it’s oh so worth it. (via...
Greasemonkey Tumblr Dashboard Marker
pilnick: I was bored today so I wrote a greasemonkey script that allows you to mark your position on the dashboard then automatically search backwards to find that post again later allowing you to resume right where you left off. Not the fastest thing in the world but it seems to work pretty well. Once I make some usability tweaks I’ll release it for public consumption. Expect the first version...
He who praises me on all occasions is a fool who despises me or a knave who...– Chinese Proverb (via reluctantbuddha)