frothyparadise: jaschu: courtney: Ant Superhighway: An ant colony pumped full of cement then excavated shows us the incredibly intricate and massive structure that lives below the surface of an ant mound. Holy crap. (via Barron) Kind of makes “Empire of the Ants” look a lot less silly. Seriously, this is astonishing. Holy crap is right. I’d love to see a computer-generated 3D...
i met a man named Alfredo today. i told him i...
theipodguru: jootz: relliebellie: (via bringtheruckuss) congratulations, you made me laugh so so so hard. A guy in my college was named Alfredo. So many people said “oh like the sauce!” when they met him during orientation week that he ended up just being eternally named Sauce. He was also a tool.
What Red Ink? Wall Street Paid Hefty Bonuses →
frothyparadise: grutty: Time for the outrage. In the words of Louisa May Alcott: This is bullshit. I was just coming here to post this article. It’s absolutely appalling and disgusting. Although not at all surprising. This is what happens when you write a blank check without setting very clear limits on how it can be used.
He’s from Hawaii, O.K.?” said Mr. Obama’s senior adviser, David Axelrod, who...– White House Unbuttons Formal Dress Code - NYTimes.com (via patrixio) Loving this article - it gets into a lot more about Obama’s presidential style than just his lack of suit coat.
theipodguru: saintnate: justmegger: ...
True threats to civilization come from ideas that are, like fascism, both...– Madeleine Albright in “Memo to the President Elect”
frothyparadise: Perfection Wasted And another regrettable thing about death is the ceasing of your own brand of magic, which took a whole life to develop and market — the quips, the witticisms, the slant adjusted to a few, those loved ones nearest the lip of the stage, their soft faces blanched in the footlight glow, their laughter close to tears, their tears confused with their diamond...
Goodbye, Shitfuck! →
We were raised to believe that life is the Special Olympics and everybody...– A Television Without Pity recap on American Idol, but it completely applies to a certain teenager I know and his mother.
MGMT - Weekend Wars
Front Pages from around the World →
ah, home sweet home
Rory: I’m sure you and I can figure out some fun thing to do while they’re at dinner – some cool road trip thing.
Lorelai: In New Haven?
Rory: Well, yeah.
Lorelai: Sweetie, have you ever been to New Haven?
Lorelai: Take a look at the coffee pot tomorrow before I clean it, THAT’S New Haven.
President Obama halts all Gitmo trials →
Change begins now.
Now, there are some who question the scale of our ambitions - who suggest that...– Barack Obama’s Inaugural Address (via jdel) (via inauguration) (via thebalaclava) (via theipodguru)
Starting today, I expect to observe a very profound rhetorical transition from...– My friend Whitney
One personal suggestion: Stay fit. Leave time for exercise. FDR had his...– Madeleine Albright in Memo to the President Elect
beccaginns: fill my little world | the feeling
Ladytron - Black Cat
Pro-Life Group up in Arms over Krispy Kreme's... →
frothyparadise: “Krispy Kreme, being the genial purveyor of glazed goodness that it is, decided to get in on the Obama inauguration craze and is offering one free doughnut to every costumer on January 20, Inauguration day, and released this seemingly innocuous press release: “Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. (NYSE: KKD) is honoring American’s sense of pride and freedom of choice on Inauguration Day,...
finals = done.
theipodguru: today I had my two hardest finals. I know I did amazingly well on the german final, and I think I did amazingly well on the other half of the calculus final. so today was a pretty wonderful day, haha. YAY! Congrats on being done. I’m glad you feel like you did better on the second half of the calc final.
The last two days I’ve spent eleven hours running around lab non-stop. Normally I have a good amount of down-time while I’m waiting for something to finish, but this week has been so jam-packed I haven’t had a moment to do anything. I only took a 10 minute lunch break today. I have to admit though, it feels good. It’s been a while since I’ve been productive. Now...
Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of...– Mary Anne Radmacher (via kari-shma) (via coldhearted) (via breathsoftruth) (via singingvows) (via theipodguru)
Part of the reason I enjoy life is that I LOVE to see others happy. When other...– My friend Brandon, who thinks a lot like me.
If an elephant and a dog can be friends, why can’t we be friends?
Me: So apparently it's going to snow until 4pm, then stop, then start again at 6pm and snow all night.
Labmate: Nice. Well played, God.
theipodguru: told me I’ve lost 4.9 pounds since the last time we met. I can dig it, haha. Wii fit misses me! I want to play with it!