curiosity counts: The Importance of Being Earnest:... →
curiositycounts: As we collectively marvel, mouths agape, at the wonder passing over New York City—the space shuttle, the space shuttle!—we are reminded of how rare these moments of wonder truly are in today’s cynical world of snarky blog posts and curmudgeonly, ennui-filled responses to anything remotely fun…
How far do Google Drive's terms go in 'owning'... →
youmightfindyourself: Google Drive’s terms of service allows you to still own your own files, but grants the company a license to do ‘as it wants’ with your uploaded content. Read more.
THE ONLY THING THAT CAN STOP THIS ASTEROID IS YOUR... →
youmightfindyourself: By: Mike Lacher, McSweeney’s By now you’re probably wondering what this is all about, why FBI agents pulled you out of your barista job, threw you on a helicopter, and brought you to NASA headquarters. There’s no time, so I’ll shoot it to you straight. You’ve seen the news reports. What hit New York wasn’t some debris from an old satellite. There’s an asteroid the size of...
Your Amazing Wikipedia Sentence of the Day
twentypercentcooler: From the article “The Three Stooges (2012 Film)” “Diamantopoulos, Hayes and Sasso appeared in character on Wrestling show WWE Raw to promote the movie on April 9, 2012. They acted in several scenes, the first with Santino Marella, before later taking to the ring where they were booed by a somewhat perpelexed crowd.”
I was doing an interview once, and this guy goes, “So you must be pretty psyched...– Aziz Ansari, “Are White People Psyched All The Time?” (via fuckyeahdesipeople)
Superheroes movies like Avengers Assemble should... →
“superhero films offer a shared, faithless, modern mythology, through which these truths can be explored. In our increasingly secular society, with so many disparate gods and different faiths, superhero films present a unique canvas upon which our shared hopes, dreams and apocalyptic nightmares can be projected and played out.”
jkottke: It’s viewscreens all the way down. (via george takei)
YOU MIGHT FIND YOURSELF: Valve Software's usual... →
youmightfindyourself: jkottke: Michael Abrash discusses how he came to work for Valve Software (he coauthored Quake with John Carmack back in the day) and, more interestingly, what Valve is like as a company. The idea that a 10-person company of 20-somethings in Mesquite, Texas, could get its software on…
Looking at people’s blogs and Instagram photos can be intimidating at times,...– Wiksten
"Every now and then I’ll tweet something and I’ll... →