We’re in a race to see whether politics will become the dominant means of...– Tyler Cowen (via jeffmiller)
Flickr: The Far side Reenactments Pool →
(via jeffmiller) somehow, the jokes aren’t as obvious when real people are involved.
More Greek, please
davereed: I remember learning in high school that ancient Greek plays were usually tragedies, where a noble hero, over the course of events of the play, becomes ruined. But American cinema today is almost always the other way around, where some schmo rises up and becomes the unlikely hero. To be honest, I think I’d prefer it if more movies were made in the Greek way; there is more pathos...
maltman: Mmm..portland. ianlee: Hawthorne Bridge Timelapse viiimeo
Mr. Bush, for instance, has sent personal letters to the families of every one...– Washington Times - EXCLUSIVE: Bush, Cheney comforted troops privately - in a time when every act is publicized & politicized ad nauseum, this is refreshing.
Honeybees can get hooked on cocaine →
oh, buzz, say it ain’t so!
Pay It Backwards: An Act Of Coffee Kindness →
davereed: whatson: (via cakeface) It’s a nice story in now it started, a man paying for the coffee of the rude driver behind him, but how it ended is each person in line paying for the coffee of the person behind them, and I can’t help but think, You’re all just buying expensive coffee for people who can afford it. What if everyone took those four bucks and gave it to a homeless shelter...
Reality is like fine wine—it won’t appeal to children.– found it on a facebook page, not sure who actually said it.
I think Twitter fits perfectly with a society that considers Jon Stewart a...– macbeach - Valleywag: Twitter’s bad news is a bad business
Strategy without tactics is the slowest route to victory; tactics without...– Sun Tzu (via patchchord)
davereed: you guys get my card?
it was supposed to arrive on Thursday...
hilker: everything's taking over twice as long, though
daveeed: this is why it was wrong of you to put your anniversary during a busy postal season
davereed: next time, think ahead, k?
Apparently, you should pretend to like anyone who pretends to like you. This is...– Twitter / hotdogsladies: Apparently, you should pre … Another very thoughtful article. I really do admire people with the balls to be authentic with how they feel about being ‘socially obligated’ and call some of this BS in ‘networking’ for what it is. The High Cost of Pretending (via...
5 destinations to watch in 2009 →
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You can sit around and you can put new buckets under your roof all day or you...– Merlin Mann (via tucker)
Serious flaw in Internet Explorer not fixed yet. Specifically, its continued use– fark.com headline (via roads2roam) (via davereed)
The average posting from Mills makes me feel like a Border Collie that’s just...– Error Gorilla: Three random Tumblr observations. I was only thinking the same thing today. (via johnbrissenden)
If a dystopian nightmare of the totalitarian state finally arrives in the United...– Llewellyn H. Rockwell, Jr., from this excellent article on the evil of the bailouts. (via davereed) and the people who say such things the loudest are likely to have profitted from such a compromise.
Earlier this week the Carnegie Corporation of New York took out a two-page ad in...– ‘Shovel-Ready’ on Campus - WSJ.com
our buddy sds sends tumblrs his holiday greetings.
Every two years the American politics industry fills the airwaves with the most...– Charles Krauthammer (via indolent) not that most politicians are worth the trust to begin with, but it’s a good point.
ducttape: Most Influential Online Marketers of 2008 - yes, another list, so new names for me though - http://fleck.com/wSfQt a very interesting list…i’ll have to consider it further to say much more.
Spanish copyright agency crashes wedding in search... →
Raisins may be the best part of a cake; but a bag of raisins is not better than...– Ludwig Wittgenstein (via apollosraven) prime pruny profundity.
Not a chance - as our research at the Lab notes, the fact is: companies who can...– Why (Real) Relationships Matter - Umair Haque (via datainsightsideas) I believe this without reservation. (via mikehudack) companies treating people like people make more money? cats & dogs living together, i tell you.
Obama Calls For National Day of Service →
datny: ronenreblogs: datny: ronenreblogs: vruz:indieandyy:soupsoup: He would never have even hinted at anything remotely like this before the election. Citizen’s money, perhaps; but citizens’ labor has never been a resource on which the government can draw. *cough*militarydraft*cough* the government doesnt have a right to your money or your labor, quite honestly. either way, tax is a...
if you have a webcam, check this out →
if you don’t have a webcam, you can still watch the demo but it’s not as cool.
Prosecutor Unimpressed by Fancy-Schmancy DNA... →
jeffmiller: No, not a fake story at the Onion. It’s a real story, at Reason.
Whoops… I kinda just accidentally ate a half rack of bacon– my coworker Dan (via davereed) it could happen to anyone.