1. timeshaiku:

A haiku from the article: The Fear of Surrendering Again — Modern Love

    timeshaiku:

    A haiku from the article: The Fear of Surrendering Again — Modern Love

  2. 8 December 2011

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  3. A cheeseburger cannot exist outside of a highly developed, post-agrarian society. It requires a complex interaction between a handful of vendors—in all likelihood, a couple of dozen—and the ability to ship ingredients vast distances while keeping them fresh. The cheeseburger couldn’t have existed until nearly a century ago as, indeed, it did not.

    — Waldo Jaquith - On the impracticality of a cheeseburger.

  4. The Unlikely Event. →

    It ends: This horrible dumb blankness, full of meaning, this colorless all-color of atheism, this drab charnel house within our hearts, yea, this universal white shroud, is the airline safety card’s intentionally blank page. It pictures not an unlikely event but the only one about which there is absolute certainty.

  5. Peacock in the snow, from Fellini’s Amarcord (by jkgatt1981)

  6. Does United States v. Microsoft signal a return to antitrust traditions of the 1960s? If Austin Powers is coming back to stay as a crime fighter, will he displace the tools and tactics that developed in his absence?

    — Timothy J. Brennan, “Do Easy Cases Make Bad Law? Antitrust Innovations or Missed Opportunities in United States v. Microsoft”

  7. This one’s for Shiella.

    This one’s for Shiella.

  8. Die, Workwear!: Gotta Maintain →

    I now resolve to press and not iron my trousers and fold my dress shirts with the help of a board.

    dieworkwear:

    It’s a bit incredible how much information there is on proper shoe care, but so little information about the proper maintenance for anything else sartorial. Almost all of us at this point know the importance of not wearing shoes two days in a row, as well as keeping supplies such as shoe trees,…

  9. They’re black boxes in the scientific sense in that they express some kind of power and authority but we don’t necessarily know what’s going on inside.

    — It’s a World of Black Rectangles - NYTimes.com

  10. We’re delighted to announced that the Bookshelf blog is to be turned into a book and published by Thames & Hudson.

    — Bookshelf: Bookshelf to be turned into a book