[The middle class] can’t go deeper and deeper into debt. They can’t work longer...– Economist Robert Reich (via headphonesnotrequired)
DAN’S TEAT’S IN A SNOW BALL PASS IT ON
Study finds first direct evidence that ADHD is a... →
jtotheizzoe: “The study also found significant overlap between these segments, known as copy number variants (CNVs), and genetic variants implicated in autism and schizophrenia, proving strong evidence that ADHD is a neurodevelopmental disorder” Sorry if you can’t concentrate on the article long enough to read it. It’s the CNVs.
Most likely uncalled for rant.
webdancer: If you feel the need to drive the speed limit, say in the feakin right lane, especially if you are going to drive right next to another diver that drives the same speed. Twice in the last two days I have been stuck behind people that do this. It dives me insane how some people are apparently in their own world so much that they don’t see themselves doing this. Unless they do it on...
The legitimate object of government, is to do for a community of people,...– Abraham Lincoln, Socialist, 1854 (via politicalprof)
So, I love you because the entire universe conspired to help me find you.– Paulo Coelho (via quotewhore)
In a country well governed, poverty is something to be ashamed of. In a country...– Confucius on Truthful Tuesday, who turns 2,561 today! (via karinanotcinerina)
Please God, make me a stone.
The past 24 hours have been emotionally difficult, far out of proportion to the actual circumstances therein. I have been diligent in taking my prescribed psychopharmalogical substances. With luck my brain will snap back to normal soon. Right?
Research In Motion (RIM) is extremely excited about the opportunities available...– It’s like The Onion wrote an article satirizing corporate-speak, except RIM is serious. BlackBerry - Tablet OS - Calling all Apps for the BlackBerry Tablet OS (via kubi) It’s a QNX system… I know this!
Don’t ask yourself what the world needs; ask yourself what makes you come alive....– Howard Thurman (via esckapist)
UN to appoint Earth contact for aliens →
xntrek: THE United Nations was set today to appoint an obscure Malaysian astrophysicist to act as Earths first contact for any aliens that may come visiting. Mazlan Othman, the head of the UN’s little-known Office for Outer Space Affairs (Unoosa), is to describe her potential new role next week at a scientific conference at the Royal Society’s Kavli conference centre in ...
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Effective Tax Rates of the Richest 400 Americans «... →
The second thing to note is that the overall tax rates are really not that high. Contrary to concerns about socialism or a government takeover, the richest Americans, those earning an average of $345 million in 2007, paid about 16.5 percent in federal income taxes.
Many a man in love with a dimple makes the mistake of marrying the whole girl.– Stephen Leacock (via raythedestroyer)
To hold our tongues when everyone is gossiping, to smile without hostility at...– Hermann Hesse (via melancholynotes)
meatsoftheworld: nameyourgod: Run DMC - It’s...
In fact, not forgiving is like drinking rat poison and then waiting for the rat...– Anne Lamott (one of my most favorite people in the history of people)
A big favor, please →
cloudya: kfedup: I’m posting this request again for the weekend morning readers. If you’ve been following along, you know I love to cook. You might also know I write and have been working on a few projects, one of which is a memoir/cookbook. One of the goals I set for myself this year is to get back to writing personal essays and submitting them. Life intervened in an uncomfortable way and I...
Ballsiest line I've ever delivered during a job...
langer: When asked this afternoon if I was still interested in joining this particular company I answered, “Well honestly I considered showing up today and standing outside in a trenchcoat with a boombox playing ‘In Your Eyes’… but I thought that might be a little much.”