starr and i have been texting all day about spring break. i’m so excited. i’m sick and i went to the gym anyway.
i was trying to show dan what peonies are. google handed me this picture, which was too nice not to share.
i’m going to tortola. march 05th - 11th. eat your heart out, spring break of years past.
Where Does the South Begin? →
The Post had an interesting article last weekend about how the Washington, D.C. region has lost most of its southern identity in recent decades as northerners move in and the federal capital’s culture, food, and dialect became more standardized. The article raised the inevitable question: Was D.C. ever asouthern city? And if so, where does the South begin? via The Atlantic. with maps!
The House GOP's Plan to Redefine Rape →
Rape is only really rape if it involves force. So says the new House Republican majority as it now moves to change abortion law. For years, federal laws restricting the use of government funds to pay for abortions have included exemptions for pregnancies resulting from rape or incest. (Another exemption covers pregnancies that could endanger the life of the woman.) But the “No Taxpayer...
Jon Stewart Named to 9/11 Memorial and Museum... →
New York (CNN) — Jon Stewart, host of “The Daily Show,” was appointed to the board of directors of the National September 11 Memorial & Museum’s board of directors. New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, the chairman of the board, introduced Stewart to the board during its quarterly meeting this week, according to a news release from the memorial and museum. Memorial...
txtsfrmlstnght: (574): 2nd semester senior, always drunk. at this point if i don’t get a good parking spot, i turn around and drive home.
Black Widow attempted New Year Moscow attack but... →
The unnamed woman, who is thought to be part of the same group that struck Moscow’s Domodedovo airport on Monday, intended to detonate a suicide belt on a busy square near Red Square on New Year’s Eve in an attack that could have killed hundreds.
Al Jazeera English live is currently the best... →
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100 days until graduation
woke up on time for the first time all week. for my friday classes. ugh.
TIL: you can take people off your gchat list
i, mistress of the internet (as evan likes to call me), had somehow not realized that you could block people from gchat. so. let the editing commence. a BIG thanks to datebynumbers for pointing this out to me. i had always thought that once i exchanged enough emails with another gmail person i was sentenced to a life of gchat-interaction (or, at least, appearance in the list). free at last.
hitRECordJoe: The Social Network & My Generation... →
hitrecordjoe: The Social Network & My Generation an open letter to my friend Peter Travers Peter, Hey man! So, I finally watched The Social Network the other night, and today I read your review of it, curious about your claim that this film defines my generation. First let me say, I agree that…
Starting this year, no American will be forbidden from serving the country they...– President Obama, SOTU. (via thedailywhat)
oh. no big deal. starr and i are going to tortola for spring break.
let’s add rutgers-camden to that list.
oh, right. a major update.
i’m going to law school! i got my first acceptance on tuesday— from syracuse! now i’m just waiting to see what my choices are. but now I know it’s definitely happening!
what the fuck do you mean by that?
congrats on going to law school
Wyndam-Pryce: You're not helping.
Giles: I know. I feel just sick about it.
Beautiful People Are Also Smarter →
unscrupulousmaneater: siddman: Beautiful people really do have it all, a new study suggests: They’re also more likely to be intelligent. Researchers at the London School of Economics found that intelligence correlated strongly with physical attractiveness. Men judged by others in the study as handsome had IQs 13.6 points higher than the average, while beautiful women had IQs 11.4 points...
You’re not friends. You’ll never be friends. You’ll be in love...– Spike (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
Depressive Realism →
Depressive realism is the proposition that people with depression actually have a more accurate perception of reality, specifically that they are less affected by positive illusions of illusory superiority, the illusion of control and optimism bias. The concept refers to people with borderline or moderatedepression, suggesting that while non-depressed people see things in an overly positive light...