Love a chart that has an "Audacious Misspelling"... →
Best Roof Talk Ever: Trend Piece: Hurricane woes?... →
This probably doesn’t assuage any of my mother’s fears about the upcoming assault by mother nature, but it is quite funny. And no; no I have not heard of Brooklyn.
You don’t have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop...– Author Ray Bradbury, whose birthday is today and who once said, “Libraries raised me.” Happy birthday, Ray. NYPL has plenty of books by him and about him. Check one out today. (via nypl)
Disney Princesses as ‘Vogue’ Cover Models →
I went out with my friend Laura last week and as is characteristic of our rendezvous, our evening consisted of 20% philosophy and 80% giggling. It happens; I don’t know how it does, but we dissolve into hysterics while debating the debt ceiling. It just got me thinking about all the things I love about my friends. The list of reasons I admire them is constantly growing and my love for them can...
Moving abroad is much more than a new apartment and a new subway card. It’s a...– Garance Dore, Changing Lifestyle While she focuses on our relationship with food, the same can be said for many of our cultural relationships. Living abroad definitely leaves one questioning priorities and returning to your native culture only raises those questions again.
Anecdotes like these suggest that chimps, like... →
This is quickly becoming my favorite science blog…
Sex appeal: Women kiss science goodbye →
taylorlorenz: infoneer-pulse: The findings come from a series of studies, funded in part by the National Science Foundation, that were undertaken to determine why women, who have made tremendous progress in education and the workplace over the past few decades, continue to be underrepresented at the highest levels of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). Lead author Lora Park,...
With so many phenomena in search of a biological explanation, “Hallmarks of...– Beyond the Genome, Cancer’s Secrets Come Into Sharper Focus
Always vs Never, the weekend edition
Never assume that by 25 you’re going to be capable of quickly shaving your knees Always remember that your body is the most amazing piece of art and science you’ll ever know. Pamper yourself accordingly Never wait until your laundry hamper is full if you live in a 5th floor walkup Always remember that more than two manhattans on a date only sounds like a good idea Never forget how simultaneously...
Do you come here often? I do. I’m the Foursquare mayor, actually, which means I...– McSweeney’s Internet Tendency: List: Ineffective Pick-Up Lines for the Modern Internet Persona. (via taylorlorenz)
[I learned] that to give someone your full and... →