Michael Steele rips the RNC about Ron Paul's... →
misesman: “What the Republican National Committee did to Ron Paul was the height of rudeness and stupidity for this reason: Why would you alienate an individual who has the ability to attract a new generation of voters, who are already skeptical of your institution but are willing to at least listen through the vehicle of this individual and the words that he is saying? Why would you alienate...
One day, you’re 17 and you’re planning for someday. And then quietly, without...– (via terroriss)
Soon: corporate branded naming rights to hurricanes.– JR (via magnificentruin)
Who taught you to write in blood on my back? Who taught you to use your hands as...– Jeanette Winterson, Written on the Body (via helplesslyamazed)
Honestly there's only one thing in the whole...
when-the-starsgoblue: One thing.
What’s meant to be will always find a way.– Trisha Yearwood (via kari-shma)
Broken eggs aren’t the only things that can’t be put back together again. People...– Pull by B.A. Binns (via quote-book)
Perfectio Per Insaniam: We should ban life jackets... →
And if you do, by chance, find yourself struggling with drowning, then no life-saving or otherwise procedure or act should be allowed to be administered. You got yourself into this mess, you have to live with the consequences. You should see drowning as a gift. You, there with the…
Harvard cracks DNA storage, crams 700 terabytes of... →
guerrillanetwork: A bioengineer and geneticist at Harvard’s Wyss Institute have successfully stored 5.5 petabits of data — around 700 terabytes — in a single gram of DNA, smashing the previous DNA data density record by a thousand times. The work, carried out by George Church and Sri Kosuri, basically treats DNA as just another digital storage device. Instead of binary data being encoded as...
Whoever battles monsters should take care not to become a monster too, for if...– Friedrich Nietzsche, Beyond Good And Evil (via amputance)
Beware those who seek constant crowds; they are nothing alone.– Bukowski (via youandmi)
A man who knows the price of everything and the value of nothing.– Oscar Wilde (via magnificentruin)
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We live in a world where we have to hide to make love, while violence is...– John Lennon (via sarahlaurensmith)
The job required one bullet.– Opening lines, Magnificent Ruin (via nevver)
Can You Fake Mental Illness? →
criminalwisdom: “Experts have been debating that question since the creation of the insanity defense in the mid-19th century. To avoid the noose or the guillotine, criminals of the era would fake symptoms from the then-emerging field of psychology. It soon became a cat-and-mouse game: Criminals would act out their understanding of insane behaviors, and alienists (the era’s term for...
You’ll be sick or feeling troubled or deeply in love or quietly uncertain or...– Mark Z. Danielewski, House of Leaves. (via ashimmerofsorts)
But when I talk to high school seniors, I find something different. They...– Carl Sagan (via ikenbot)