The moon, it turns out, is a great place for men. One-sixth gravity must be a...– E. B. White, July 26, 1969 Truth. (via explore-blog)
skeptv: The Future of Education What does the future hold for higher education? In this short animated film, we consider one set of possibilities based on current signals and trends.
The Way Back Again
fuckyeahrichardbrautigan: “Why do you go down there?” I said. “I just like forgotten things. I’m collecting them. I want a collection of them. I think they’re cute. What’s wrong with that?” “What do you mean, what’s wrong with that? Didn’t you hear what that drunken bum said about us?” “What does that have to do with forgotten things?” she said. “They drink the stuff,” I said.
Ha! to forget. How childish! I feel you in my bones. Your silence screams in my...– Jean-Paul Sartre, No Exit (via svell)
Classic Albums: The Band on instant play is kicking my ass so hard right now. Fuck everything that isn’t music. Someone come form a band with me. Right now. Or else.
New Poetry Book, PG-13, available Aug. 31 ;D
murooned: You can pick up my previous full color poetry book, iOS Adorbs here ;D Thnx for readin’ and Tumblin’.
If your pets ever gain the cognition to understand your offensive signs lamenting their behavior and the poorly designed clothing you force them to wear—so that you can laugh at their expense—they’re probably gonna take it poorly.
During the heyday of westerns on U.S. television, anyone watching saw spectacle...– bell hooks (via wretchedoftheearth)
No Copyright Law: The Real Reason for Germany's... →
Did Germany experience rapid industrial expansion in the 19th century due to an absence of copyright law? A German historian argues that the massive proliferation of books, and thus knowledge, laid the foundation for the country’s industrial might. The entire country seemed to be obsessed with reading. The sudden passion for books struck even booksellers as strange and in 1836 led literary...
This is the only poem I can read I am the only one can write it I didn’t...– Leonard Cohen, “The Only Poem” (via fuckyeahmrleonardcohen)
He saw, when it was too late, that the tide which wafted him so joyously along was a tide of destruction; and when he endeavoured to retrace his way, he found that the current was too strong for his weak efforts to stem, and that he drew nearer every instant to the tremendous falls. Down he went over the sharp rocks, and the waters with him. He was dashed to pieces with his bark; but the waters,...
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Headaches and heartache for everybody!
"God used the Trail of Tears to bring many Indians... →
motherjones: Thanks to a new law privatizing public education in Louisiana, Bible-based curriculum can now indoctrinate young, pliant minds with the good news of the Lord—all on the state taxpayers’ dime. More here. Happy Tuesday!
Reposting ‘cause I can. Firewall of Sound (63 mins) “An in-depth look at the independent music industry in a state of transition, with the internet acting as both a blessing and a curse to musicians and label executives. While fans eagerly await the latest leaked album from their favorite artist or the newest amateur concert footage to appear on YouTube, people in the industry are...
theavc: Please, allow Summer Undercover to brighten your Monday. Clem Snide doing Summer of ‘69 and probably the first time in a very long time that I’ve heard this song and haven’t cringed.