My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2008-3-30) →
Be Your Own Pet Vampire Weekend White Hinterland Groove Armada Andrew Bird Imported from Last.fm Tumblr
Lessig, Re: Obama, Re: Pennsylvania
Blue sunglasses will make your food look gross,... →
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Robert Fagles, Translator of the Classics, Dies at... →
Dear Robert, Your translation of The Illiad kicked me in the ass. You’ll be missed. Winged words. -ojf
Radio 4 news hit by giggling fit →
Stay Classy, San Diego. →
Someone's going to buy this, and that's not cool. →
Everyone please welcome the wonderful Zadi Diaz to Tumblr!
The best way out is always through.– Robert Frost (via mascarah) (via hilker) (via soupsoup) (via claudia)
From the Mountains to the Spicelands →
Hey! Who’s your weather man? Does he have a totally cockamamie name? Have you ever wondered why? Don’t argue with me, yes you have! And here’s how they got that name… Play it:
Futuristic Floor Glows With Each Footstep →
And remember: always think twice. slantback: jmattx: A new rug that lights up when you step on it could be the future of floor fashion, not to mention of nocturnal home safety.
Gorilla Vs. Bear
Joe votes Bear. Here’s why: Proficiency. What’s a gorilla do all day? Eats grass and leaves and tries to avoid poachers. What’s a bear do? Kill kill kill kill kill kill kill. A bear can’t live out there in the wild without killing something. I realize they eat berries and picnic baskets and stuff like that but for it to live something must die. So I vote bear. ...
Damn! Foiled again! amyyy: spelling it v-y-a-g-r-a doesn’t make any difference. next?
Boing Boing's Velvet Hammer
Q: All the vowels have disappeared from a paragraph I wrote! What's going on?
A: We did it. Someone (a moderator, one of the Boingers) was expressing displeasure at your remarks. The technique is called disemvowelling. It deprecates but does not delete the remark. With work, the disemvowelled text should still be readable.
This dude must've gotten some weird looks. →
10 Ways History’s Finest Kept Their Focus at Work →
Yak cheese is the healthy option →
Let's get rid of the Fascist Olympic torch →
pica: “I don’t quite understand how we have forgotten that the ‘Olympic Torch’ ceremony was invented by Hitler and his chums. If ever there was an ‘invented tradition’ well worth stamping out, it is this ridiculous, Fascist-inspired waste of money – which sends a Bunsen Burner around the world at tremendous cost for several months before the Games, manned (and womanned) by people dressed up in...
Researchers Play Tune Recorded Before Edison →
Is Bill Richardson’s beard catering to Ethnocentric Special Interests, and...– Wonkette
We’re succeeding. I don’t care what anybody says.– John McCain
Bruce Lee’s Top 7 Fundamentals for Getting Your... →
Conceal a flaw, and the world will imagine the worst.– Marcus Valerius Martialis (40 - 103 CE) (via sarahcroberts)