BraillePod Shuffle

March 3, 2014 at 12:08am
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Firefly is, in short, a neoliberal Star Trek in reverse, shunning the frontier for the neglected cosmic periphery and embracing an ethos of full-scale retreat instead of confident liberal discovery.

— Gene Seymour, “The Billionaires’ Fantasia,” The Baffler

January 31, 2014 at 9:56pm
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magictransistor:

Harry Clarke. Illustrations for Edgar Allan Poe’s Tales of Mystery and Imagination. 1919.

oh daaaaamn big sudden flashback to reading this in my grandparents attic 9 years old and not ready for victorian horror

January 8, 2014 at 7:44pm
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Apollo Detail of a miniature of Apollo shooting arrows at Corinus, after the white raven has reported her unfaithfulness, in ‘L’Épître Othéa’. Origin: France, Central (Paris) Attribution: Attributed to the Master of the Cité des Dames and workshop.c. 1410-c. 1414

I love how Apollo is depicted here. 

medieval:

inacom:

Apollo Detail of a miniature of Apollo shooting arrows at Corinus, after the white raven has reported her unfaithfulness, in ‘L’Épître Othéa’. Origin: France, Central (Paris) Attribution: Attributed to the Master of the Cité des Dames and workshop.c. 1410-c. 1414

I love how Apollo is depicted here. 

7:30pm
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Serious and good art has always existed to help, to serve, humanity. Not to indict.

— Chinua Achebe (via theparisreview)

December 29, 2013 at 11:01pm
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(Source: thesixthestate, via frontofbook)

December 12, 2013 at 12:06am
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greathaircut:

scientists have discovered that the feeling of self importance i get from solving Zelda dungeon puzzles can be used to power a small, useless machine

November 19, 2013 at 8:04pm
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Income inequality has soared over the past thirty years.
Credit: Dorsey Shaw, via Know More

think-progress:

Income inequality has soared over the past thirty years.

Credit: Dorsey Shaw, via Know More

October 20, 2013 at 2:16pm
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bestnatesmithever:

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Invisible Bicycles [via]

Previously: Celebrity Faceswaps

Last one made me spit.

(via memewhore)

September 24, 2013 at 11:04pm
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We will destroy innocent villages by accident, shrug our shoulders, and continue fighting. In an age of conflict, bourgeois virtues like compassion, tolerance, and industriousness are valued less than the classical virtues of courage, steadfastness, and a ruthless desire for victory.

— David Brooks, November 2001

September 2, 2013 at 1:12am
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