Regarding Ethan Hawke’s fatal lapse in reason in Gattaca: If you have a...– 6 Movies With Uplifting Messages (That Can Kill You) | Cracked.com
Photos are memory/emotion recall indexes. Dear Flickr please implement...– http://tantek.com/2010/358/t1/photos-memory-emotion-recall-flickr-please-mute
You Should Date An Illiterate Girl →
I have serious issues with this essay, way beyond the author’s snarky cynicism and thinly veiled contempt for an average life. In short: there’s nothing bad about having a life someone else can easily describe because it’s familiar to them. Meeting a girl, falling in love, getting married, having children: they are still your precious experiences no matter how many billions...
Chinese parents demand perfect grades because they believe that their child can...– Why Chinese Mothers Are Superior - WSJ.com I don’t know any Chinese kids who like their parents. I guess, for the parents, that’s not the point.
Imagine it’s 1995: almost no one but Gordon Gekko and Zack Morris have...– The First Decade of the Future is Behind Us | Science Not Fiction | Discover Magazine (via arielwaldman)
Facebook runs on a very stiff, crude model of what people are like. It herds...– Lev Grossman’s profile on Mark Zuckerberg for Time I think this is the best analysis of Facebook I’ve ever read. “The social equivalent of liver failure” is a genius phrase. (via buzzandersen)
An artisanal plea from a fed-up foodie →
Can I point out the irony here about the fact that it’s Chow reporting this? Pot, kettle, how do you do. Please, don’t say “foodies.” First of all, it sounds like baby talk: Does my liddle foodie-woodie want some artisanal-wizzanal Twinkie-winkies? Second, most of America loves to hate people who won’t shut up about their elite, snobby food, so much so that a new term has been...
If you want to live your life in a creative way, as an artist, you have to not...– Steve Jobs to Playboy in 1985 (via davemorin)
Exquisite Tweets from @annapickard, @bobbiejohnson →
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