Ahern is known both for a native shrewdness and for saying lots of spectacularly...– Michael Lewis - Boomerang
These songs are true These day are ours These tears are free– Paul Simon
Good morning bright eyes →
For the first time in 12 years, no American military forces are in Vietnam.– President Richard Nixon March 29, 1973, Address to the Nation on the final withdrawal of U.S. combat troops from Vietnam. (via ourpresidents)
The Last Words: Texas Death Row Inmates' Final... →
A heartbreaking snapshot of 280 men and one woman killed at the hands of the state.
A Collection of Kisses →
Big fan of #22 and 14
Put on your Sunday clothes there’s lots of world out there.
10 Things to Bear in Mind During the Health Care... →
It all starts today. So as the hearings begin, keep your eyes on the justices, play drinking games — and be prepared for anything
Environmental State of States: infographic →
(sort of) Infographic identifying where states excel and are lagging in regard to science, nature, public health or social justice. Link to stats and sources are included
The 'Mad Men' Double-Standard: Why Do Fans Hate... →
More Mad Men Mania
Look of Mad Men →
Now, I just want to play on my panpipes, I just want to drink me some wine, As...– Cake
Mangled Horses, Maimed Jockeys →
As a former rider, stories like these hit hard. ”The new economics of horse racing are making an always-dangerous game even more so, as lax oversight puts animal and rider at risk.”
Mental state of nature
Gallery of the Week: Turning An Old Mental Hospital Into An Explosion Of Flowers http://t.co/Cx8rILji — Co.Exist (@FastCoExist)
Orphan baby owls find new home →
Hatched in an incubator, orphaned burrowing owls Linford and Christie currently reside in the home of Jimmy Robinson, a wildlife park keeper at Longleat Safari Park in Wiltshire, England.
We human beings and all animals and all plants and everything on the Earth, are...– Brian May, astrophysicist and lead guitarist of Queen in an interview with Terry Gross of NPR’s Fresh Air – August 2010 (via melaniealeman)
"Please Stop Apologizing" →
Delayed re-post but agree with @martha_feingold, not a huge fan but well written
Green: Apps, Anyone? Managing Your Energy... →
The White House and Department of Energy challenge software developers to build Web and smartphone applications that help consumers understand hour-by-hour data on their usage.
Life on a Train →
GOOD Pictures features work by a new photographer each week, with a focus on up-and-coming artists. It is curated by Stephanie Gonot and Jennifer Mizgata. Eddie Winter worked in Washington, D.C. for three years while living in Baltimore, taking the train more than an hour each day. His series Exciting New Positions! captures the commute perfectly. Many people sleep, surrendering to the...
You: The Brand →
It’s what we’re all thinking
Animal Photography →
Some pretty wonderful animal photography by Carli Davidson. The shake photos are my favorite. Animals #5 is a close second.