The International Energy Agency has delivered the startling news that China’s...– http://spectrum.ieee.org/blog/energy/renewables/energywise/china-and-india-give-ground-on-climate
Chicago Cab Vomit Fee Would Be First Of Its Kind →
tylercoates: Chicago could become the first major city in the country with a puking ordinance if cab drivers get their way. Chicago taxi drivers proposed a package of fee and fare hikes Thursday designed to offset their plunging income during the recession. Among the more controversial revenue-boosting ideas brought to the City Council is charging customers $50 for vomiting in cabs. For the...
A photograph can be an instant of life captured for eternity that will never...– Brigitte Bardot (via kari-shma)
Working Hard is Overrated →
jingc: Much more important than working hard is knowing how to find the right thing to work on. Paying attention to what is going on in the world. Seeing patterns. Seeing things as they are rather than how you want them to be. Being able to read what people want. Putting yourself in the right place where information is flowing freely and interesting new juxtapositions can be seen. But you can...
m-altruism: People with higher number of moles tend to live longer than people with lesser number of moles. When filming summer scenes in winter, actors suck on ice cubes just before the camera rolls - it cools their mouths so their breath doesn’t condense in the cold air. Humans were first infected with the HIV virus in the 1930s. Thinking about your muscles can make you stronger. If...
i feel like i got interrupted in the middle of a conversation with someone, and i want to continue it, but i’ve forgotten who i was talking to and what we were talking about
The Lacking Factor
“You acted unwisely,” I cried, “as you see By the outcome.” He calmly eyed me: “When choosing the course of my action,” said he, I had not the outcome to guide me.” — Ambrose Bierce (from MS&E 252 lecture)