July 28, 2014
'…Pittsburgh, Cleveland, Oakland and Detroit are drawing on their histories of race-related activism or factory shutdowns and using those details to attract business, tourists and new residents. They say the ups and downs of the past helped make them what they are today.'

thesmithian:

more.

July 25, 2014
Chubby Checker, HP settle lawsuit over penis-measuring app | Reuters

July 24, 2014
noahlyon:

I was there dude… and it sucked. #bootlegbart

noahlyon:

I was there dude… and it sucked. #bootlegbart

(via notmetaphoric)

July 15, 2014
heyveronica:

Follow your dreams, people. 

I hope he’s paying Mike Natoli for stealing the name of his studio.

heyveronica:

Follow your dreams, people. 

I hope he’s paying Mike Natoli for stealing the name of his studio.

July 13, 2014
". Once the boys’ disappearance was known, troops began a massive, 18-day search-and-rescue operation, entering thousands of homes, arresting and interrogating hundreds of individuals, racing against the clock. Only on July 1, after the boys’ bodies were found, did the truth come out: The government had known almost from the beginning that the boys were dead. It maintained the fiction that it hoped to find them alive as a pretext to dismantle Hamas’ West Bank operations."

How Politics and Lies Triggered an Unintended War in Gaza – Forward.com

July 11, 2014
digg:

1. Duh
2. THIS KID IS REALLY EXCITED TO BUY SOME POT

I hate how much this kid looks like me

digg:

1. Duh

2. THIS KID IS REALLY EXCITED TO BUY SOME POT

I hate how much this kid looks like me

July 10, 2014
"Israel has never, not for a minute, treated the Palestinians as human beings with equal rights. It has never viewed their distress as understandable human and national distress."

Israel does not want peace - Israel Conference on Peace Israel News | Haaretz

July 10, 2014
"The Brazilians should be inclined to fix Brazil because Brazil needs fixing, not because they lost a game, of a kind that they will very likely win the next time they play one like it. Nations are not humiliated in this manner, though sometimes the pride of their rulers—or of eleven players and a coach—may be."

Adam Gopnik on Brazil’s shocking World Cup loss to Germany, and the lexicon of national humiliation: http://nyr.kr/1trZyMa (via newyorker)

(Source: newyorker.com, via newyorker)

July 7, 2014
judgmentalmaps:

Long Island, NYby Peter
Peter Copr. 2014. All Rights Reserved.

so glad my hometown is smack-dab in the middle of the O in HEROIN.

judgmentalmaps:

Long Island, NY
by Peter

Peter Copr. 2014. All Rights Reserved.

so glad my hometown is smack-dab in the middle of the O in HEROIN.

July 5, 2014
johnwilkestooth:

theworldsgame:

With a fractured vertebra, Neymar is out of the World Cup

it’s cool that he fakes injuries so much that everyone in the world watching it live just laughed and thought he was wasting time.

johnwilkestooth:

theworldsgame:

With a fractured vertebra, Neymar is out of the World Cup

it’s cool that he fakes injuries so much that everyone in the world watching it live just laughed and thought he was wasting time.