Efficiency comes first, right?
So I just mowed my entire front lawn. With my electric weed whacker. In the rain. What? Stop looking at me like that.
The wireless telegraph is not difficult to understand. The ordinary telegraph is...– Albert Einstein (via cutlerish)
A conversation that I may have had at work...
Stranger: (gesturing toward a giant helium balloon ride) How does this work?
Me: Well, you see, the balloon is filled with helium. Since helium is less dense than the air around the balloon, the air pushes the balloon up with a force of about 10,000 pounds, much like how air bubbles rise through water.
Me: You pay 18 bucks and you get a 6 minute ride up to 400 feet.
Fun With Maps: Seven Peculiar US Borders →
culby: pterodactyls: Hey! Here is a thing I did in the Awl! Ain’t gonna lie, this article is great. The Kentucky Bend and Ellis Island are really interesting.
There are worse crimes than burning books. One of them is not reading them.– Joseph Brodsky (via prettybooks)