That’s what art does, that’s what it’s for — to show you that what you think can...– A fine addition to history’s finest definitions of art from Greil Marcus’s fantastic 2013 SVA commencement address on how the division of high vs. low robs art of its essence. (via explore-blog)
Después de un tiempo, uno aprende la sutil diferencia entre sostener una mano y...– Jorge Luis Borges
Worst Star Wars quotes to shout during sex: 1) “…I am your father!” 2)“You came in that thing? You’re braver than I thought!” 3) “We’re starting for the target shaft now!” 4) “Into the garbage chute, flyboy!” 5) “No reward is worth this!” 6)“Ungh! And I thought they smelled bad on the outside!” 7) “Put that thing away, you’re gonna get us all killed!” 8 )“RRRWARRRRGH!” 9) “Laugh it up,...
Ever wondered what this Higgs Boson thing is that everyone you don’t know seems to be talking about? Well, here you go!! The Higgs Boson Explained.
paperimages: A 60 Minutes report on the contemporary art scene which aired April 1. If you get through the commercials it’s kinda interesting. “Even if contemporary art seems alien or odd to you, consider this: the market for this art has outperformed the Standard & Poor’s list of 500 common stocks since 2003. Morley Safer is back on the art beat, attending the most important contemporary...
Akin’s Laws of Spacecraft Design Engineering is done with numbers. Analysis without numbers is only an opinion. To design a spacecraft right takes an infinite amount of effort. This is why it’s a good idea to design them to operate when some things are wrong. Design is an iterative process. The necessary number of iterations is one more than the number you have currently done. This is true at...
Everytime when I am sad about mankind’s cruelty, I find comfort in a piece like this. To listen to this epic beauty ensures me that there is good in people, how could such music exist otherwise?
ANSWER Memento: Remember. Vivere: to live. It is a Latin phrase that has several meanings or translations. Literally rendered, it reads “Remember to live.” There are some common interpretations with different wording: “Reminder of life,” “Remember you live,” and “Remember that you have to live” are some of the few. ...
A plain, wooden yardstick traveling with the speed of light- 186,000 miles a second- would shrink into nothingness; a person moving faster than a ray of light could see history going backward like a movie film in reverse.
Don’t think for a minute that your friends will telephone you every evening, as...– The Fall by Albert Camus
Laurie Halse Anderson, Wintergirls.
“Puke and starve and cut and drink because you don’t want to feel any of this. Puke and starve and cut and drink because you need an anesthetic and it works. For awhile. But then the anesthetic turns into poison and by then it’s to late because you are maintaining it now,straight into your soul. It is rotting you and you can’t stop.”