Social Retardation Example From Life #8475
On my way to a poetry reading (NBD) I stop at Panera to grab a sandwich. The lady who rings me up goes, “So did that piercing hurt? How do you like it?” looking curiously at my industrial. I look at her blankly for a moment, and go, “Yeah, it hurt a lot, but you know…” It’s her turn to look blankly back at me....
I’ve never seen a picture of the Jersey Shore cast before. Yahoo had a featured article on them, so I’ve now been exposed. My God, Snookie (Snookey? Snooky?) really does look like an Oompa Loompa!
Is ‘fat’ really the worst thing a human being can be? Is ‘fat’ worse than...– J. K. Rowling (via nervousnerves)
A quintessence of dust - Roger Ebert's Journal →
“I read articles about astronomy and physics. It doesn’t matter to be [sic] how much I understand. Their buried message is always the same: Somewhere out there, or somewhere deep inside, there are mysteries of which we perceive only vague shadows, and there are possibly more mysteries within those shadows, continuing indefinitely”
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“I don’t like using this word to describe people, but—Obama’s an idiot. He wants to give the Libyan rebels weapons?! Why don’t we take out Gadhafi’s forces and hand him over declawed to the Libyan people so they can have him tried and they can kill him on the same day if they want. It’s stupid to give people weapons who have hated us for years and years....
First things first! You are welcome to say ‘Nookyoolar’, but you should know...– Hank Green: Japan’s Nuclear Disaster Explained (via failfox)
Radioactive iodine detected in Massachusetts... →
“Likely the result of emissions from damaged Japanese nuclear reactors…” I’m not freaking out…but should I be? I mean, it’s made it all the way to freaking MASSACHUSETTS.
Jeff Bridges’s look-alike came through my drive-thru today. I was excited until I realized he was just a giant prick and not even worthy of comparison.
They’re fucking gross, man. Look, I love beautiful girls too. I think everyone...– Amy Poehler on American Apparel (via mollylambert) Amen, sista. (via avenyc) Triple Dog Amen. (via kateoplis)
Today I learned: The lump in my throat is benign My friend’s boyfriend is really a girl who is becoming a boy My coworker has secretly (but not secretly anymore) fallen for me Billy Collins (former US Poet Laureate) is speaking at TCU Thursday It’s been a relieving, enlightening, terrifying, exciting day for learning things…in that order.
Stunning winter sky timelapse video: Sub Zero |... →
What the CAT scan saw: A medical drama story
The ENT walked into the room with his nurse assistant and immediately said, “Very interesting X-ray results…Very interesting. How are you doing?” To which I replied with a panic-stricken, “I…uh…” This was it. He was telling me I had cancer. I was going to die. I could see myself in a hospital bed recovering from chemotherapy as “Get Well”...
Fart lighting →
bestofwikipedia: Fart lighting, or pyroflatulence, is the practice of igniting the gases produced by human flatulence, often producing a flame of a blue hue. The fact that flatus is flammable, and the actual combustion of it through this practice, gives rise to much humourous derivation. Other colors of flame such as orange and yellow are possible with the color dependent on the mixture of...
(via Astronomy Picture of the Day) Time-Lapse Auroras Over Norway