8 Great Philosophical Questions That We'll Never Solve
Philosophy goes where hard science can't, or won't. Philosophers have a license to speculate about everything from metaphysics to morality, and this means they can shed light on some of the basic questions of existence.
117 Most beautiful words in the English language
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11 Bits of Wisdom From Alfred Hitchcock
The Gravity of Illusion: Dyson's Mysterious Garden Fountain...
The Gravity of Illusion: Dyson's Mysterious Garden Fountain
25 Places That Look Not Normal, But Are Actually Real
Prepare to have your mind blown. We tip our hats to those who see things differently. MINI . NOT NORMAL.
Modified Pinball Machine Creates Chaotic Lithographs
Bored of the standard printing process, artist Sam van Doorn has created STYN, a playfully chaotic design tool made from lithographic ink and a pinball machine.
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How To Speak Italian And Not Sound Like A Tourist In Italy...
If you're heading to Italy, don't be the person who doesn't know a word of italian! Remember the old saying : when in , do as the Romans do. That means that it's worth the effort to try and fit in with the Italians and, like anywhere else, rhetoric...
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Open Yale Courses provides free and open access to a selection of introductory courses taught by distinguished teachers and scholars at Yale University.
I bet it doesn't mean HIS high school class, probably his graduating year is what he means. Like "Class of 2010"
Young, Homeless and Enslaved by the Freedom of the Rails...
Peanutweeter, Hilarious Tweets as Peanuts Cartoons
Peanutweeter is a collection of hilarious and vulgar tweets from the Twitterverse inserted into classic Peanuts cartoons. UPDATE: Pea
Cut Vinyl Record Portraits of Famous Musicians
Spanish artist Alejandro de Antonio has created a series of cut vinyl record portraits of famous musicians for the UNCO_MA (unconventional mater
Hipster Fashion Cycle
Hipster Fashion Cycle by Emily Miethner via Coudal Partners
Daniel Suelo Lives In A Utah Cave & Has Survived Almost...
photo by Mark Heithoff Christopher Ketcham wrote an facinating article for Details about Daniel Suelo who lives in a cave in Moab, UT and has survived wi
Light Painting With A Roomba
photo by IBRoomba photo by Mike Bala photo by IBRoomba photo by Chris Bartle photo by Steve Doll These lovely light paintings
Déjà vu and other Unusual Phenomena - Deja vu
For many years, psychologists have known of the phenomenon of DÃ©jÃ Vu, where (dÃ©jÃ vu is different from various similar phenomena such as Precognition [where a person has a premonition of some future event] or Clairvoyance [where a person comes...
If the conscious self is an illusion - who is it that's being fooled?
The Premiere Source of Information on The Art and Science of Lucid Dreaming and Technology for Enhancing Dream Awareness and Control
Exi (subculture) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The (pronounced "Exies") were a youth movement in Hamburg, Germany, in the 1950s. The Exis took their name from the movement, and were influenced by its chief proponents, and . There are similar German nicknames for other movements, such as "Sozis...
Zombie Identification Chart
Zombie Identification Chart t-shirt by ThinkGeek.
Burning Man 2006 - Cupcakes
Steve Martin's Personalized Form Letter For Fans
The always excellent Letters of Note is featuring a hilarious personalized form letter that Steve Martin sent to his fans in the early 1980's.
1,000 People Are Living In Flooded Tunnels Below Las Vegas...
According to the Daily Mail there are 1,000 people living in makeshift homes in flooded tunnels underneath Las Vegas. They have been there for five year
Wizard of Oz Wicked Witch Cupcake
Wizard of Oz Wicked Witch Cupcake, created in 2009 by Kelly's Sweet Rewards in Brookfield, CT. via Super Punch and BuzzFeed photo by
Mushroom Death Suit Consumes Body of Person After They Die...
The Mushroom Death Suit by artist Jae Rhim Lee is a body suit laced with flesh-eating mushroom spores that is designed to help a dead body decompose nat
Chatroulette Game, If You Turn Your Head I Win
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JM_kzJjVFnM Since its launch, there has been quite a bit of experimentation taking place on Chatroulette, a new website that
Please Don't Use Comic Sans
A lesson in corporate typography, as seen on Passive Agressive Notes. via Clusterflock
Evolution, Portrait Series of People and The Fish They Look...
"Evolution" by photographer Ted Sabarese is a portrait series that compares people to their fish lookalikes. With all the recent, fiery c
The World's Most Important 6 Second Drum Beat
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5SaFTm2bcac A 2004 video of Nate Harrision taking a look at "Amen Break", the world's most important 6 second drum beat, from
What If Dr. Seuss Did Star Wars?
Adam Watson imagines what it would have been like if Dr. Seuss did Star Wars. [via Jason]
Amazing Graffiti Art by Banksy
Street art, which combines graffiti with a distinctive stenciling technique, has appeared in London and in cities around the world. Must see.
Banksy - child sewing bunting
I Lack Creativity, Bathroom Graffiti as Art in a Museum
When an anonymous visitor tagged graffiti in their art co-op's bathroom, Andrew Lamberson and friends created a museum-style card for the grafitti, dubbing
museSpace: notes....alternative....hobo signs
Grimm Brothers' Children's and Household Tales (Grimms'...
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Roman dogs lap up gelato as Italy heats up
With temperatures in Rome topping 36 C this week, the city's dogs are lapping up a canine-friendly gelato at a pet supply store on the outskirts of the capital.
Amalfi Coast Italy Photography
There's more to Italy than Rome and Tuscany. Have you seen the Amalfi Coast? It will leave you breathless! Amalfi Coast Photography.
Central Park At Dusk
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Bridge and Tunnel Club Big Map
Sights in New York City - Lonely Planet
Lonely Planet travellers are voting for the best sight in New York City. #1 Metropolitan Museum of Art, #2 Central Park, #3 New York Public Library, #4 Statue of Liberty, #5 Brooklyn Bridge.
New York City Restaurants, New York City Menus, Ratings,...
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Five Of The Best Non-Tourist Places To Eat In New York City...
Whilst the main tourist restaurants in New York City without doubt fulfill the needs of most visitors, it is the local eateries that are so highly recommended.
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NEIL GAIMAN: Make good art
(1960-) is one of the best fiction writers in the world in my opinion. His work covers novels, short-stories, children's books, comics, film, television - pretty much the whole pop-culture gamut.
Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster
With millions of devout worshippers, the Church of the FSM is widely considered a legitimate religion, even by its opponents - mostly fundamentalist Christians, who have accepted that our God has larger balls than theirs.
19 Best Angry Windshield Notes
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Skinner on Campus | Futility Closet
An idler's miscellany of compendious amusements
Materials - HackerThings
Materials. Products for the discerning hacker.
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Dear Girls Above Me
1X - The Imprint of Memory by Vivienne Gucwa
1x is an online photo gallery and social network. What makes 1x different is that every photo displayed has been hand picked by a curator.
Spacefem.com Color Quiz: the wonderful color of violet
Free Jung Personality Test (Word Version)
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The 45 Most Powerful Images Of 2011
What a year! Here's to 2012 being a more quiet and less destructive year.
My Father Teaches Me to Dream by Jan Beatty : American Life...
Those who survived the Great Depression of the 1930s have a tough, no-nonsense take on what work is. If when I was young I'd told my father I was looking for fulfilling work, he would have looked at me as if I'd just arrived from Mars. Here the Penns...
081810 WIP - artwork by Lawrence Yang
081810 WIP - ink, watercolor and gouache on paper Artwork © Lawrence Yang 2010 | |
Stumblers Who Like Most Amazing Miniature Food Artworks...
Shay Aaron is a brilliant artist from Israel who makes the most astonishing miniature food jewelry. These foodstuffs look so beautiful that we would desire to eat them. Actually, there's a whole
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Quantum theory and consciousness. The metaphysics of nonduality. The end of suffering and the discovery of our true nature.
Nine Ways To Make Yourself Smarter
It often seems like everything you do, touch, or eat can make you smarter or dumber. But that's not quite the case. There are, of course, plenty of ways to tweak your life in order to gain yourself a little cognitive advantage over the competition.
Scientific report shows HR 1837 is big threat to Central...
Do not stand at my grave and weep - Wikipedia, the free...
is a written in 1932 by . Although the origin of the poem was disputed until later in her life, Mary Frye's authorship was confirmed in 1998 after research by , a newspaper columnist.
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How to Talk to Little Girls
I went to a dinner party at a friend's home last weekend, and met her five-year-old daughter for the first time. Little Maya was all curly brown hair, doe-like dark eyes, and adorable in her shiny pink nightgown. I wanted
The Book Surgeon (15 pieces) - My Modern Metropolis
Using knives, tweezers and surgical tools, Brian Dettmer carves one page at a time. Nothing inside the out-of-date encyclopedias, medical journals, illustrati…