Shave My Yeti →
jasonalford: Do you dare?
bobsknob: Woman wakes up speaking with a different accent. i would love to wake up with a scottish brogue.
Eco Cabs - Emissions and Fare Free Transportation →
Imagine you’re drunk. Toasted. No way you’re driving home. Too far to walk. No cash in your pocket, and the ATM card’s back at home. Then you see it. This little green bug of a vehicle, pulling up to you, and someone says, “Need a lift? We don’t charge.” EcoCabs is a Dublin based green taxi company who has created a win-win situation for all: A mobile billboard...
a directory of ways to participate in space exploration. interact + connect with the space community.
Gift certificates for Planned Parenthood →
2008 City Crime Rate Rankings →
#39. not bad. [via cartoon barry]
Afghan President: U.S., NATO Created 'Parallel'... →
“President Hamid Karzai criticized the U.S. and other foreign countries for creating a “parallel government” in the countryside during a blunt overview of Afghanistan’s problems before a U.N. Security Council delegation.” isn’t that how one builds an empire?
Seattle has been trying to increase the ridership of mass transit, and add to...– email from a friend in Washington State ;) (via sds)
If I’d asked people what they wanted, they would have said ‘faster horses.’– Attributed to Henry Ford (via merlin)
Starbucks goes (RED) for World AIDS Day! →
starbucks: “Join us in support of World AIDS Day. We’re giving 5¢ to the Global Fund for every hand-crafted Starbucks beverage sold on December 1, 2008.” hilker: “five cents? on one day? that’s it? i spend $4 on a drink & starbucks donates five cents of it? if i really wanted to give to the cause, i’d skip the middleman. but, that’s not the point, is...
i just discovered a new reflex:
when the wife leaves town, i have macaroni & cheese & beer for dinner.
under the gold standard, a free banking system stands as the protector of an...– — Alan Greenspan Gold standard - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (via codery)
You are never going to build a church by kicking people out. This isn’t a...– donald miller in Searching for God Knows What
capucha: Dear Tumblr friends, and all of you Capucine fans out there, First of all, thank you all for the amazing and incredible feedback I have been getting during the last two weeks about Capucine. I’ve had messages coming from everywhere around the world, and all of them touched me deeply. You are all wonderful. Thank you also to you, the early Capucine fans, who have followed her adventures...
Credit crisis bailout now costs more than Marshall... →
StateStats: Explore the popularity of search... →
“This tool shows you how popular a Google search query is in each U.S. state, gives a ranking and then compares this ranking with other ways of ranking states, like average income or population density, using Spearman’s rank correlation.” i also appreciate their causality disclaimer.
Nanotech clothing fabric 'never gets wet' | New... →
vb: Drops of water stay as spherical balls on top of the fabric and a sheet of the material need only be tilted by 2 degrees from horizontal for them to roll off like marbles. A jet of water bounces off the fabric without leaving a trace.
The highest reward for our work is not what we get for it, but what we become by...– John Ruskin (as found near the 3-point range at the college basketball experience)
I think Tumblr reinforces my narcissistic...
bowlingalleylawyer: davereed: I have realized for a while now my deep desire to be known, which I think most humans share. I want my friends and loved ones to know me, and, to this end, I want them to know what I like. I love it when people browse my music collection or visit my Tumblr blog. I’m very prideful about my own set of values and styles regarding what I like or don’t like, and so I...
It is all a reminder that the biggest threat to a healthy economy is not the...– David Brooks - Bailout to Nowhere
Homeless Nation Gives a Digital Place to The... →
Material slicker than Teflon discovered by... →
davereed: sweet it was originally intended as a flooring sealant.