notthatkindagay: pleasedontsqueezetheshaman: After... →
pleasedontsqueezetheshaman: After mocking religion for a decade I went to the church down the street, mostly because they have a nice community garden beside it and we wanted to see what it looked like inside, and then we went back this week, maybe because it’s probably the most rebellious…
It just seems a bit weird to stay in the same place all the time. If god had...
I was rubbish at history. I mean, King James VI and King James I were the same...– DC Alison “Tosh” Macintosh, Shetland, BBC One
Strokes of Genius Are Not What They Seem: Why CQ —... →
“The true source of economic activity is creativity. It’s coming up with new things that give us fat profits. That is more beneficial to shareholders in the long run, generates more jobs, and is better for all of us than an economy based on efficiency. We should go back to the origins of capitalism and accept the fact that creativity is the source of economic value and creativity drives...
The world is full of love that goes unspoken. It doesn’t mean that it is felt...
the-adequate-gatsby: no homo whole homo 2% homo skim homo soy homo almond homo coconut homo rice homo butter homo #I Can’t Believe It’s Not Homo
There is definitely something special about the bond we have with dogs. Their...– Dog behavioral scientist Brian Hare I think “dog behavioral scientist” is probably in the running for coolest job of all time. Humans and dogs have evolved hand in hand, with our ancestors selecting (on purpose and accidentally) the particular traits in these descendants of wolves that helped our...
Never take a mean advantage of anyone in any transaction, and never be hard upon...– Advice from Charles Dickens, born 201 years ago today, to his favorite son. (via explore-blog) “And never use one word when seven will do.” (via jtotheizzoe)
How to Be Gay, by David M. Halperin via... →
From the Times review: He urges gay men to take their so-called femininity out of “homosexuality’s newly built closet,” to see it plainly and to give it affirmative interpretations. Mr. Halperin suspects that this will not happen anytime soon. “Complete obviousness combined with total unacceptability,” he says, “is typically what distinguishes every worthwhile idea.”
2nd * on the RT: Grindr: Olympic Athletes &... →
aaronmeier: According to The People newspaper, ‘technical experts’ said the Grindr outage was caused by athletes and others trying to logon to the service all at the same time. Grindr works by displaying the 100 guys closest to you based on GPS data. The proximity of athletes in the Olympic village…