HOLY AORTA, BATMAN: Engineer develops own... →
voraciousbrain: Golesworthy, who has Marfan syndrome, learned that the aortic root in his heart had dilated to 4.8cm. And then he got busy. TUNGSTEN STAR OF APPROVAL.
Our primary business model and it always will be, is advertising. (…) Our...– Dan Rose, Facebook’s VP of platforms and partnerships - in Wired - Inside Facebook’s bid to reinvent music, news and everything (via digitalyn) Makes me wonder, does tumblr do anything with all the input we’re supplying ? I’m guessing it’s a different matter...
outlawpoet: Ollie (by Pritika Nilaratna)
My name is Molly Crabapple. I’m an artist, comics creator and the founder of Dr....– My name is Molly Crabapple | My Name Is Me (via ronenreblogs)
RT @smwhr: « We don’t allow faster than light neutrinos in here » said the barman. A neutrino walks into a bar. (via la recherche twitter)
eldafto: Today’s geek tingling moment, the prequel to “Let’s Kill Hitler”.
Un litre de lumière →
Les idées les plus simples sont souvent les plus … lumineuses (YEEAAAAHHHH)
Nicolas Boileau - De L'Art poétique (1674) →
laugharne: Avant donc que d’écrire, apprenez à penser (Chant I) Ce que l’on conçoit bien s’énonce clairement, Et les mots pour le dire arrivent aisément. (Chant I) Hâtez-vous lentement, et sans perdre courage, Vingt fois sur le métier remettez votre ouvrage, Polissez-le sans cesse, et le repolissez, Ajoutez quelquefois, et souvent effacez. (Chant I) Un sot trouve toujours un...
On London: Rioting in Media Context
ITV Reporter: Is rioting the correct way to express your discontent?
Young Londoner: You wouldn't be talking to me now if we didn't riot, would you?
ITV Reporter: ...
Young Londoner: Two months ago we marched to Scotland Yard, more than 2,000 of us, all blacks, and it was peaceful and calm and you know what? Not a word in the press. Last night a bit of rioting and looting and look around you.
Paul Graham - Maker's schedule, manager's schedule →
The thing is, when you try to catch up on a month and a half of tumblr, you open a lot of links “just to check them out”, without noting who posted them first, and then you find out that they’re worth reblogging. But you’ve lost the source. Either that, or you found them on your own, and your paranoïa makes you think that you didn’t. Anyways. Quick read, enjoy.
Should You Panic? →
eldafto: claytoncubitt: “Should you panic? The experts say no, but the experts don’t understand just how close you’ve been cutting it lately, how you’ve been keeping so many balls in the air without even considering how you’re going to get away with it should any of them drop, how you spend your evenings drinking yourself into a stupor because it’s the only thing that will silence that...
droppingthefbomb: It is possible to simultaneously condemn the riots and try to understand why they took place love, A londoner