“A dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you dream together is reality.”
~ John Lennon
tubes are humming with ire for . The SOPA hivemind is whirring with solutions.
sharp-eyed spy-in-the-sky sent its first shots.
A comet named
Lovejoy dipped into the Sun and kept on going (video).
The Lives They Loved, pictures and stories from those who passed in 2011:
More images from
China’s Abandoned Wonderland.
“ Breathe and the madness will go away.” Yoga & meditation in B-More schools.
“Today is yesterday’s pupil.”
~ Benjamin Franklin
Watch Senator Sanders present a Constitutional Amendment to negate the disastrous Citizen’s United ruling.
More like this, please.
movie industry is reaping record profits and increasing executive salaries while hiring less people and lobbying for nasty laws.
Feeling intellectual? Check out
. MIT Professor Daron Acemoglu’s insightful interview on inequality
Or, you could ponder the causes and social ramifications of “hover-hand.”
Economic experts explain 2011 in charts. Yeah. That’s nerdy.
Q: Dude, have you seen that #occcupier pwn Faux News?
A: Totally, brah.
Butterfly egg (
(The) Dagobah (system) Georgia,
a retiree who’s saved over 160 people from suicide.
Happy whole-y(s) day to you.
Q: What’s good?
A: Good News Tuesday.
Great News! Another dictator has stopped dictating. Have you gotten enough of the
Il-o-matic yet? No?
Wonderful News! Even
China’s government considers concessions to protestors. Maybe there’s hope in the Land of the Free™ after all! Oh, and by the way, the upper-crust is sick and tired of you “imbeciles” attacking them. Is ? your skinny-cat skin in the game
We’re building more homes! I’m sure this will eliminate the homeless problem, right?
Google just invested another $94 million into solar energy. That brings their tally up to more than $915 million. Speaking of, check out 2011’s most watched YouTube videos.
Chromatic Typewriter is awesome.
hyper-realistic paintings are impressive.
Okay, that’s good! See you soon.
We pulled out
while the media milks the Kims.
We’re in trouble
there are solutions.
Now, if you haven’t yet,
you should learn about what North Korea . Stay tuned for what North Korea is becoming… was
Happy Sunday, folks. Let’s start things off with a quote:
There’s only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that’s your own self.
~ Aldous Huxley
A great leader/visionary/artist has died. “
Only democracy guarantees peace.”
Are you aware that
the “war on drugs” is a complete and total failure? It’s true. Preposterous amounts of money, time, and humanity: wasted. It causes untold amounts of (completely unnecessary) pain, sorrow, and death. There is no compelling reason for this fake war of greed and racism. What’s that? You want a sane solution? Look no further than Portugal.
why, and when, women started shaving their body hair? Wonder no more.
Congress passed that awful Homeland Battlefield bill. ? WTF
Did you know that
Wikipedia has a simple version that is awesome? Yesss! And, speaking of Wikipedia, check out this really, really, deep page.
China’s credit bubble has popped. Something tells me that the fecal matter is going to impact the air circulation device soon. But—if it heartens you at all—nature will overcome…
Stay balanced, brothers and sisters. You know in your heart what’s right. Don’t let anyone tell you otherwise.
Good day, good friend. Blogging from the iPad again, but this time using an “app”. Yep. I just said “app”. I’ll say it again, without the quotes: app.
It’s been a year.
It only took a single spark. But . I’m hopeful of what 2012 will bring. global revolution was the story this year
Do you care about global revolution? Or do you just like pretty pictures? I like both. Check these out:
Want more? Check out the
50 best nature photos of 2011.
Okay, back to the iMac tomorrow. Be well!
Happy Friday, furry folks! I’m blogging from an iPad, which is like playing the piano with mittens on. I’ll try…
…is this working?
I think so.
Now, a few words on the economy. First, you should brace yourself. Then, you should read the
50 economic numbers from 2011 that are almost too crazy to believe. Then, if you haven’t tossed your cookies, check out this disheartening chart on annual salary growth.
Well, at least the
S.E.C started charging executives with crimes. No. No jail time is involved.
Speaking of jail time, #occupy Portland has stumbled upon a
succesful tactic for dealing with police. Pew has published a survey on what Americans think about the occupiers and income inequality.
Okay. That’s it. iPads suck for blogging and my mittens are sweaty. More fun, coming soon. Be merry, friend.
Why, hello there! It’s late, I’m tired, but I’m not letting that stop me from bloggin’ up a storm. Or. Something.
Fox News is actually helping to elect Obama.
Kids these days:
they’re drinking less alcohol, smoking less tobacco, but are totally into cannabis.
Today marked the official, official, mission
totally accomplished, end of the Iraq War. Good riddance. But … the housing market is way worse than originally thought, America’s top executives received huge pay hikes last year, the Government re-opened the Gulf of Mexico for drilling, and the Senate rejected two different balanced-budget amendments. Coincidentally, Time released their annual “Person of the Year”:
Take it easy! Comedian Louis C.K. did quite well on his little $5 video experiment. Good for him!
Here is some
choice street art.
cat http status codes.
Here are some
free chicken strips.
And finally, a bunch of phrases that came from the pen of William Shakespeare:
Take care of yourself, good friend.
Hey there! I see on teh [sic] goggle [sic] analytics that more of you are visiting. That’s good. It was starting to feel a bit lonely here. So now, I present to you: the 2nd edition of Good News Tuesdays!
We either make ourselves miserable, or we make ourselves strong. The amount of work is the same.
~ Carlos Castaneda
people are quitting Facebook.
Check out this fascinating time-lapse video of
Buddhist monks creating a mandala. Then they destroy it and then…well…okay, no spoiler: see for yourself…
Household dogs can easily be trained to detect cancer with 90%+ accuracy. Which leads us to the inevitable comparison…
Here’s a short, fun video on product design:
Here’s an interesting, eerie story on
a fake Disneyland in China that got its funding pulled and remains only partially built. Farmers are now reclaiming the land.
Biking: it’s healthy, eco-friendly and good for society. Get with it,
And finally, I give you two waves crashing into each other (
Had enough good news? No? Well, did I mention that you are awesome?