A Note on Belief in Evolution.
brettjohn: ebonilm: thedailywhat: Unlike religion or some intangible philosophy, evolution is not for you to “believe” or “disbelieve” in. The statement “I don’t believe in evolution” is an empty one as evolution, again, unlike religion, is not something that requires your belief in order to be true. Similarly, to say “I believe in evolution” is to suggest that evolution is somehow dependent...
Watching the Yankees
Announcer: He had his way with both teams this year.
Me: There's gotta be a better way to say that.
Meet George Jetson! →
Not really - but we’re getting close. I’m just glad some think tanks are working on something practical and exciting even in a day when all so many seem to care about is how to make the whole world organic. Organic can be great and everything, but personal skypods are awesome and awesome wins every time!
Husband: Wow. You're really cranky today.
Wife: Yea! I have biological things going on that I can't control! I'm allowed to be cranky.
Husband: Maybe....but you haven't set a precedent for this.
Wife: Ugh. I know. This is what I get for being a good person, in control of my emotions.
Husband: Yea. So can you go to the store then, or....what?
Wife: **angry scream**
If this were to happen, it would open the United States to the charge that it...– EU Ambassador to the US, John Bruton for this NYTimes article. You’re damn right international commitments take second place to domestic. Is this guy insane? Can you imagine if the President of the United States said, “Let’s hold off on trying to get everyone equal health care and...
This is a movie that will leave you stunned and stupefied from beginning to end,...– David Wiegand of the San Francisco Chronicle regarding the film P.S. I Love You. Wish I’d read this before I watched it. Ugh.
Crazy beautiful...upside down planters
fan6ypantz: (via design dust) Get it here: Boskke This is so for me for the following reason listed on their website: Save your time and save your plants - Refill the self-watering SKY PLANTER CLASSIC only once or twice a month
I Post Here When Something Interesting Happens →
Word of the Day Thursday, September 10, 2009 noisome \NOY-sum\ , adjective:...– So apropos for the day! Word of the Day
PS3 Afraid of Nigerians →
I don’t see what the problem is. It’s like the South Park ‘gay fish’ joke - no one thinks Kanye West is literally a homosexual underwater creature. Well, maybe not ‘no one’. Those Nigerian prince spam emails were going around, every hit TV show took aim at them. PS3 wasn’t making fun of Nigerian Princes, Nigeria! Sheesh.
If Famous Graphic Artists Were Web Designers →
“As you go further back, you’ll find groundbreaking design decades, even a century, ago. In this article we’ll explore inspirational paintings and artists who have influenced modern design.” Smashing Magazine <3
Enormous people should refrain from falling in this exercise– from learnimprov.com Describing a game where one falls and the others rush to catch him/her and gently set them down.
How companies got their name
justbesplendid: m-altruism: Apple Computers - It was the favourite fruit of founder Steve Jobs. He was three months late in filing a name for the business, and he threatened to call his company Apple Computers if the other colleagues didn’t suggest a better name by 5 O’clock. CISCO - It is not an acronym as popularly believed. It is short for San Francisco. Compaq - This name was formed...
Today I Made a Website →
Please check out my website for my upcoming short film, Oranges! Our blog and flickr links are there as well.
All good books are alike in that they are truer than if they had really happened...– Ernest Hemingway in Esquire, December 1934 (via 52books) I need to print this out, blow it up and hang it somewhere. Or write it on the wall… :)