Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming of it.
~ Helen Keller
Heyyo, Dear Reader, thanks for tuning in. You know, Helen Keller was
pretty unbelievably awesome. Here’s another quote:
If you read any of the articles in this post, read the one in which Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh speaks about redefining environmentalism. A quote:
Realize you are the Earth, and your consciousness is also the consciousness of the Earth.
Speaking of Buddhism, here’s a watch that reminds you of an indisputable fact:
Speaking of death, the RIAA claims that the music industry is collapsing, while, in reality, it is they who are collapsing. Their evil twin, the MPAA, refuses to innovate, and has their head in the sand when it comes to piracy.
Yes! States are fighting back against the awful NDAA bill that Obama signed into law (with “reservations”).
Some commentary on current design trends:
A squirrel, toughing it out:
An easy way to make the world a happier place. Post something like this somewhere today:
And finally, a collection of noteworthy Google Street View images.
Okay. Love yous. G’nite. Xo.
It’s GNT, folks.
Do you like to learn? MITx will offer a portfolio of MIT courses for free to a virtual community of learners around the world.
Speaking of nerds, they’re turning it up to 11 at the old LHC in search of Higgs boson.
Every time I read, “the hacker group anonymous” I think, are they really a group? More like an idea, no? Anyway, they’re screwing with a US company that supplies crowd-control weapons to the Egyptian military.
Are you a billionaire? Great news! You can buy you some democracy! And stay on top!
A collection of, and some info on VD propaganda posters.
An album of abandoned bomb shelter pics.
To go (to go):
A sweet, (unfortunately) not safe for work, meeting of cultures.
Happy Good News Tuesday™, folks! We’ll start with a video of Charles Bukowski explaining his method of dealing with the blues:
Got more time? Check out this Fresh Air segment on “The Risks and Rewards of Yoga.“
Man, that is one thin house!.
An international team of scientists has demonstrated a revolutionary new way of magnetic recording which will allow information to be processed hundreds of times faster than by current hard drive technology.
A futuristic design show from 1944.
Speaking of, here’s futuristic home that didn’t make it:
John Cleese on creativity: