Never bail for boiling blood.
Distractions are more important than almost...
Learn to punch your weight.
Should I Work for Free? →
There will be periods in your life where the big things won’t matter—at least not in a way that brings you any real joy. During those times, I really think that it’s those little wins that make life a great place to be every once in a while. Tonight I biked home in, what must truly be, the perfect temperature. I stopped over at Massimo’s. Stumbled in at the exact moment they were...
I urge you to please notice when you are happy, and exclaim or murmur or think...– Kurt Vonnegut
Autonomy is the best motivator.
Shady Characters The Secret Life of Punctuation →
This is Keith Houston’s blog about the unusual stories behind some well-known — and some rather more outlandish — marks of punctuation.
The Wire’s Michael K. ‘Omar’ Williams Is Headed to... →
Hong Kong physicists say they have proved that a single photon obeys...– Discovery News
Ideal width of a Japanese soba noodle: 1.6mm
Quand les hommes ne peuvent changer les choses, ils changent les mots.– Jean Jaures
Impatience asks for the impossible, wants to reach the goal without the means of...– Hegel
We may be through with the past, but the past ain’t through with us.
The future belongs to those with the longest memory.– Nietzsche
15 Wonderful Words With No English Equivalent →
14. Boketto: Japanese for the act of gazing vacantly into the distance.
Words Hurt The World, Poet Says →
One can be the master of what one does, but never of what one feels.– Gustave Flaubert
THE CRUELEST DISAPPOINTMENT IS WHEN YOU LET YOURSELF DOWN.– Jenny Holzer
Five Critically Important Reasons to Take a Long... →
The 78 Most Annoying Words to Read in a Restaurant... →
The Big Ideas Podcast: The Medium is the Message →
A new podcast from The Guardian. The first episode, on McLuhan, is great.
Progress is bunk. Give me an inertia of momentary...
We are here to roam around and bump into each...
Love is the answer, but while you’re waiting for the answer, sex raises some...– Woody Allen
Every great work of art has two faces, one toward its own time and one toward...– Lester Bangs