I will solve your problem for you, and you will pay me. And you don’t have to...– Paul Rand (via davenelson)
Raiding a Brothel in India - NYTimes.com →
“At the beginning, I knew only about a young teenage girl imprisoned on the third floor of a brothel in a red-light district here in Kolkata. The pimps nicknamed her Chutki, or little girl. She had just been sold to the brothel-owner and seemed terrified. Investigators with International Justice Mission, a Washington-based aid group that fights human trafficking, had spotted Chutki...
A Tucson, Ariz., SWAT team defends shooting an Iraq War veteran 60 times during...– Tucson SWAT Team Defends Shooting Iraq Marine Veteran 60 Times - ABC News Couple this with the recent Indiana court decision to allow unwarranted police intrusions into any home at any time, and you have the makings of a society getting ready to literally kill itself. (via wreckandsalvage)
Not cool Urban Outfitters, not cool. →
davereed: imakeshinythings: One of my lovely customers sent me a message today with this link. And here is my United/World of Love line: My heart sank a little bit. The World/United States of Love line that I created is one of the reasons that I was able to quit my full-time job. They even stole the item name as well as some of my copy. newsweek: Damn, Urban Outfitters. That’s...
He who runs from God in the morning will scarcely find him the rest of the day.– John Bunyan (via christianwords)
Thousands of tired, nerve shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find...– John Muir (via cabinporn)
Being an expert in social media is like being an expert at taking the bread out...– Why I Will Never, Ever Hire A “Social Media Expert” via @patchchord
At the moment it’s surreal, our landmarks are gone — road signs, places where...– Joplin emergency management director Keith Stammer • Describing the situation in his town this morning. While he notes that all of the alarms went off and gave 20-minute notice of the quickly-approaching storm, it clearly wasn’t enough to protect people from a supremely devastating tornado. It was...
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If numbers hold up, the Joplin tornado (with 89... →
The way for a person to develop a style is (a) to know exactly what he wants to...– C.S. Lewis on writing (via sds) i’m an awful writer, but since i am a professional designer, i find this tremendously helpful. clients, creatives, devs; the people i work with and for are smart, but they are not readers of my mind.
Nerds, we need to have a talk →
h/t old bacon
officialbeastieboys: Good people, unfortunately due to circumstances beyond our control, the “clean” version of our new album, The Hot Sauce Committee pt 2 has leaked. So as a hostile and retaliatory measure with great hubris we are making the full explicit aka filthy dirty nasty version available for streaming on our site. We hope this brings much happiness, hugs, and harmony. Enjoy Kikoos for...
Secret Service interrogates Tacoma 7th grader →
“The Tacoma school district acknowledged a Secret Service agent questioned Vito and that it was a security guard who called Vito’s mom because the principal was on another call. The school district said they didn’t wait for Vito’s mother to get there because they thought she didn’t take the phone call seriously.”
The ultimate question is how much visual design is enough? Even more important...– Why Angry Birds is so successful and popular: a cognitive teardown of the user experience Amen. This by the way is one of the most intriguing UX/UE article I’ve read in some time. Here’s another little nugget from it: “… total number of hours consumed by Angry Birds players world-wide is roughly...
An expert is a person who has made all the mistakes that can be made in a very...– Niels Bohr, Danish physicist (via adriantumble)
Move Over Craigslist: Zaarly Launches Real-Time... →
if you haven’t checked out Zaarly yet, do it.
It turns out that learning really fast is way more important than being an...– Big Omaha - Bo Fishback: ‘Learning really fast is way more important than being an expert’ - Silicon Prairie News
The more high-tech our lives become, the more nature we need.– The Nature Principle | OutsideOnline.com (via jamesmadson)