We’ll go off and build the world and then come home where we belong– Once again, Ireland’s young prepare to leave | The Observer How familiar.
If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your...– Orson Welles (via mappeal)
Being a woman is a terribly difficult task, since it consists principally in...– Joseph Conrad (via kari-shma) (via quote-book) (via blankbook)
U2 raked in more money than any other music act in the US in 2009, according to...– U2 rock all the way to the bank Seen in the light of Colplay being the “most successful British group” this looks not that bad. Not their fault, after all.
BBC News - The moment when the quake hit Chile... →
We are tiny little bugs.
App is Crap (why Apple is bad for your health) →
..that material just feels like syrup on top of sugar on top of syrup, overkill...– Tim Burtons Alice In Wonderland with Johnny Depp is anything but wonderful Because Devlin asked earlier and I could not find that particular, appropriate explanation. There!
Nocturne in B Flat Minor by Chopin →
..the Ubiquity development process has also illustrated the power of language,...– LinuxPlanet - Ubiquity in the Backseat, but not Dead
Letters of Note: I hadn't any idea that I talked... →
“It’s a drag that it screwed up our relationship, you should have told me sooner, but I don’t think that’s the only reason, you just don’t like me that much, and I can see why, because I’m a hard person to get along with at times.” - Slash
Facebook's mysterious ways
I am an infrequent user, I know, but dear Facebook, how on earth do I get to a simple list of my contacts (also known as “friends”)? I log me in and there’s my home page. There, to the left are a number of useful links and one of them is called “Friends”. Aha! I click. What I get instead is the “Find friends” page despite what the text of the link...
This Is It (Your Soul) by Hothouse Flowers →
Moreover, our results confirm that infants exposed to two languages throughout...– The Roots of Bilingualism in Newborns — Psychological Science I hope Steven Pinker is reading this.
The Good Muslim - Muslimgauze →
Listening to Muslimgauze for a second day. Quite randomly. And occasionally something reminds me of Amon Tobin.
Naturally, customers want the best price and, unfortunately in most cases, are...– Shalom! Showcase Of Web Design In Israel - Smashing Magazine Hear hear.
Indeed, we suspect that the same financial firms that helped to get Greece into...– Memo to Greece: It’s Time To Declare War On Goldman Sachs
Unartful expressions on duration will not sustain themselves.– David Dagan: Schlechtes Englisch Goes Viral in Germany
Seattle Music - Reverb - "Krist Novoselic" →
Yup. A Novoselic blog. What a lovely find.
The Mission UK - Sticks and Stones Must be one of...
The Anti-Advertising Agency » Logorama – Ronald Raygun McDonald gets his revenge Fantastic. And biting.
BBC News - Israel's immigrant children fight... →
I’m not sure I can even comment on this.
Someone among my FB friends posted a link to what seems to be a new and very cheap Vodafone branded mobile phone. At a price of 11 Euro I guess that Voda are addressing the social help segment, though, judging by my neighbour, the social help segment uses the same devices as the 9-to-5 working segment. So, I’m not sure what the purpose is besides making it disposable. But, here’s the...
One of the delusions is that there is a moral kernel in the country that we can...– Inner Workings » Greece Remains a Political Time Bomb
For the ancient Thracians, Creation formed a harmonious whole. They had little...– Bulgarian folk customs, Mercia MacDermott
Толкова радост извика писмото с добри новини! Гледам клеймото на плика и пътя му смятам във дни. Мисля си: значи, когато бях вчера така натъжен, листчето, с радост богато, е вече летяло към мен. Значи, така ни се струва понякога черен светът. Хора, недейте тъгува – добрите писма са на път! Valeri Petrov (via me best friend)
Glaubt man der GfK, ist der Grund ganz simpel: Die Menschen wollen einfach und...– Wie gut sind Discounter-Produkte? - n-tv.de Good quality notwithstanding, I did not think of this little detail when considering discounters. More choice creates stress, so ultimately, having only that many versions of a product would put less stress on your purchasing activity, make it faster and...