Happiness is not a station you arrive at, but a manner of traveling.– Margaret Lee Runbeck
Tattoos that can save a life →
nolagrrlnyc: I have seen people who had medic alert bracelet tattoos, but I hadn’t heard about nano inks before this week. Someday diabetics may be able to avoid stick tests to monitor their glucose if these science fiction-like nano ink tattoos which would change color based on a person’s glucose levels come to pass. Science is awesome.
I think I burned my brain looking at some of these →
nolagrrlnyc: In my last post I mentioned attending a talk about Science Ink this week. One of the slides referenced the Ugliest Tattoos site, so of course I had to go and take a look. And I will not suffer alone so click if you dare.
Many people, especially ignorant people, want to punish you for speaking the...– Gandhi (via sweetupndown)
Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and...– Winston S. Churchill (via reb-ellious)
How to Run a Business That Doesn't Suck: The Hank...
wilwheaton: fishingboatproceeds: So Hank and I run or help run several businesses at the moment: Vidcon, DFTBA Records, the juggernaut that is 2-D Glasses, ecogeek, vlogbrothers, scishow, and crashcourse, as well as administering the nonprofit Foundation to Decrease Worldsuck. These are not huge businesses or anything (and in some cases are not even profitable), but many of them have employees...
Getting over a painful experience is much like crossing monkey bars. You have to...– C.S. Lewis I came across this quote just yesterday and today I used the metaphor to try and help someone get over a mistake they made. (via nolagrrlnyc)
Take the money we’re no longer spending at war, use half of it to pay down our...– President Obama (via iwantcupcakes) I love the idea of “nation-building” actually meaning ”nation-building.” (via citizenkerry)
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it’s time to pause and...– Mark Twain (via nolagrrlnyc)
10 million people contacted Congress, Wales said. “That’s not an abuse of power,...– Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales, responding to MPAA chairman Christopher Dodd’s claim that SOPA blackout was “an abuse of power.” (via wilwheaton)
Make good stuff, then make it easy for people to buy it. There’s your...– Jonathan Coulton is wise. http://www.jonathancoulton.com/2012/01/21/megaupload/ (via neil-gaiman)
Isn’t it nice to think that tomorrow is a new day with no mistakes in it...– L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables
Me: Am I free to assemble a protest of peaceful peers?
Government: Only with a permit.
Me: Am I free to travel?
Government: Only with a passport.
Me: Am I free to pursue my own ideas of happiness?
Government: Only within these constraints.
Me: Am I free to start a business?
Government: Only with a license.
Me: Am I free to marry who I wish?
Government: Only with my consent.
Me: Am I free?
Government: I'm legally obligated to say that you are.
Government: Stop asking so many questions.
What if the Statue of Liberty is a giant weeping...
holycheeseandcrackers: heysammy: i-o-u-a-fall: doctor-donnanoble: And no one has noticed because tourists are constantly looking at it.