How much do you know about religion? And how do you compare with the average...– well.. i got 13/15… wtf Great Awakening?? I thought Jonathan Edwards was the guy that wrote the sarcastic piece on eating babies. oops. Jonathan Swift. Good job, Patty. U.S. Religious Knowledge Quiz I got 14 out of 15 and it’s been a long time since I’ve been to any kind of religious...
The first rule is don’t lose, and the second rule is never forget the...– Warren Buffett
the employment pages
lookbothways: Interview with Takashi Murakami & his work in the Château de Versailles. (via @timnolan)
I’m not white. I’m tan. On like..job applications where like..they ask for...– Snooki (via ginamorgigno)
We are one nation under God - we may call that God different names, but we...– Barack Obama
George Martin (from Q Magazine, July 2007):
”John’s voice - which he hated - was the kind of thing that would send shivers down your spine. If you hear those opening chords with the guitar and piano, and then his voice comes in, ‘I heard the news today, oh boy’ It’s just so evocative of that time. He always played his songs to me on the guitar and I would sit on a stool as he strummed. The orchestral section...
To keep the 2010 midterms from repeating 1994,... →
Even so, there is a model for Democrats: Ronald Reagan’s triumph in 1982. What can Obama and the Democrats learn from the Great Communicator? Plenty. Reagan understood that the economy was so bad that to tout his “accomplishments” would be laughable. But though he couldn’t sell the electorate on where the nation was at the time, he knew he could sell them on where he planned to take it....
Mexicans are F**ked– Jon Stewart on Arizona’s new immigration law
NASA, the lost years..
“The Apollo and Gemini programs aren’t truly lost. There are still one or two Saturn V rockets lying around, and there are plenty of parts from the spacecraft capsules still available. But just because modern scientists have the parts doesn’t mean they have the knowledge to understand how or why they worked the way they did. In fact, very few schematics or records from the original programs...
apsies: “As I see it dear, if more than a hundred thousand dead civilians in Iraq and Afghanistan can be dismissed, so can slightly less than a hundred thousand peckerwoods at a Beck rally. If the civil rights of millions of gay and lesbian Americans are not important, then neither are the pathetic rants of almost a hundred thousand Palin addicts. If millions of children without healthcare are...
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just to put it in perspective
“Due to the multiple takes required to perfect the orchestral cacophony and the final chord, as well as their considerable procrastination in composing the song, the total duration of time spent recording “A Day in the Life” was 34 hours. In contrast, the Beatles’ earliest work, their first album Please Please Me, was recorded in its entirety in only 10 hours.”