‘crack’, goes the egg. ‘crack’.
Tell me and I forget; show me and I remember; involve me and I understand.– Chinese Proverb (via aganju) (via elvira) (via eldafto)
“In June 2006, Banksy created an image of a naked man hanging out of a bedroom window on a wall visible from Park Street in central Bristol. The image sparked some controversy, with the Bristol City Council leaving it up to the public to decide whether it should stay or go. After an internet discussion in which 97% (all but 6 people) supported the stencil, the city council decided it...
Today, I learned how to make knots. It was a good day.
Zygmunt Bauman : trois traits caractéristiques des... →
Learning to knit was the obvious thing. The separation of tangled threads, the...– Amy Hempel - Beg, sl tog, inc, cont, rep
These catholic church people have to stop talking shit or else there soon won’t be any fun left in bashing them.
You can't blame it on October,
racheladler: on what he did or didn’t do, on the way everything looked outside that morning or the headache that started and started and wouldn’t stop. You can’t blame it on anything or anyone. You make this season happen. You choose the colors outside, the way they’ll look, the people you talk to or don’t, the person you become each afternoon. There’s wine, there’s beer, there are sleepless...
The fact that we live at the bottom of a deep gravity well, on the surface of a...– Douglas Adams, Speech at Digital Biota 2, 1998 (via affremblequotes)
Bestioles des profondeurs →
Tame Analysis or it will tame you. The whole you.
eldafto: elvira: conorh: Protection (The Eno...
Hope is a state of mind, not of the world. Hope, in this deep and powerful...– Vaclav Havel (via affremblequotes)
Nolan Bushnell →
laugharne: [fr] : “Être social, c’est payer un verre à quelqu’un. Rester assis dans une chambre sombre en slip pour parler à des milliers de gens peut sembler “social”, mais ce n’est pas cool.” [en] : “Social is buying someone a drink,” he said. “Sitting in a dark room in your underpants talking to thousands of people might seem social, but it’s not cool. The public space is always...
Conversations with Strangers #8: The Ramblin'...
racheladler: In Ireland, on a minibus that’s driving us from Dublin up into the countryside. It’s late August and the little worlds rolling past me outside are even greener than I had imagined they would be. I’m caught up in dreams, in the broken fences mid-field, in the sheep wandering. And then the conversation catches me. One row in front of me, a voice says, “Quitting my job was easy…it was...
Music artists gather for first meeting of a new... →
Pope says condoms are not the solution to Aids -... →
digitalyn: bossa: crowth: In his first public comments on condom use, the pontiff told reporters en route to Cameroon that Aids “is a tragedy that cannot be overcome by money alone, and that cannot be overcome through the distribution of condoms, which even aggravates the problems”. […] He said the “traditional teaching of the Church” on chastity outside marriage and fidelity within it...
Pamela Anderson has more prosthetics in her body than I do, and nobody calls her...– Aimee Mullins, record-breaker at the 1996 Paralympics, during a TED talk (via Outlawpoet)
La saison des fenêtres ouvertes est ce bout de printemps qui ne dit pas son nom, comme une main tendue par la vie, attendant d’être serrée.
Je remonte le temps. J’abolis l’instant fatal. Je retrouve la part...– Antoni Casas Ros - Le théorème d’Almodovar
Jamie Lee Curtis - A fish called 'denial' →
Petit billet d’humeur de l’actrice sur les crises, Hollywood, et la peur du changement.
♪ (I just want to say hello again) I just want to say hello again ♪
An expert is a person who has made all the mistakes that can be made in a very...– Niels Bohr (via iconoplastica) (via elvira) (via eldafto)
It feels good to be awake at 9 on the first (sunny) morning of the season of open windows. L’avenir appartient à ceux qui se lèvent tôt.
Each time a man stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or...– Robert F. Kennedy (via affremblequotes)
There's always time to launch your dream. →
How to stop the drug wars | The Economist →
outlawpoet: The Economist joins the legalization camp. Interesting.
Les preuves s'accumulent.
Moi: Ah au fait félicitations pour ton pétage de cable architectural en interne
Fouduroi: MERCIIIIIIIII /D J'ai enfin mon lit de princesse la nuit/ kickass cabane le jour
Fouduroi: Twelve-year-old girl's dream
Officially seven hours out of phase, which is probably not a good thing since I’m going back to class tomorrow morning. But I had fun.
Well, for anyone who doesn’t know what the Comic Code is, back in the...– Alan Moore, interviewed by Neil Gaiman for Knave in 1985
Seriously, Lost’s ‘blue penis’/’running time’ ratio makes it a far more interesting choice than The Movie That Should Not Be Named.