Obamacare got some very good news on Thursday. In 2009, the Congressional...– The Washington Post, “Some Very Good News for Obamacare.” Well, well, well. (via inothernews) Awesome
The Boy Scouts of America on Thursday ended its longstanding policy of...– The New York Times, “Boy Scouts End Ban on Openly Gay Youths” (via inothernews) Very happy that this went through. Now let’s see if it is actually acted upon in practice.
There is nothing in 5,000 years of economic history to justify the belief that...– Chris Hedges (via azspot)
Scouts await decision on gay membership →
Cub Scout Pack 215 in rural Arkansas is waiting for a vote that could mean big changes for their tiny outfit. Thats because of a decision being made Thursday at the national Boy Scouts of America annual meeting that will have ramifications for their pack and other Scout u & So I was really pissed at a lot of the content of this article at first Long story short it is basically saying...
Plato's Cave Paintings: attracadactyl:... →
attracadactyl: winneganfake: idlnmclean: roachpatrol: Has anyone made a videogame where you’re a princess locked at the top of a tower and have to fight your way down to ground level? Because dang. Like, think about it: you’re given this nice little room and no… One of the paper mario games had you control the princess as an interlude to every new chapter, and you escaped from...
Be of service. You are taking your degree into a society dominated by...– Dr. Melissa Harris-Perry’s advice to Class of 2013 (via bitchwhoisyou)
Alex Jones: Government "Weather Weapon" Could Have... →
WHAT. WEATHER WEAPON?!?! somebody call Quailman and the Silver Skeeter.
Pretty much just want to listen to the new daft...
and eat Mexican shrimp cocktail all day.
On beating my quarter life crisis
Patting my own back under the cut [[MORE]] So one of my biggest angsty fears in grad school was that I’d wake up at 40 and realize I’d gone terribly off course with my life and blah blah self indulgent mid-20’s etc. Thats’ a thing. That happens. Then I got out of grad school in 2009, was horrified as it took me like 9 months to get a decent job, and one that...
[W]hen we launch in a territory the Bittorrent traffic drops as the Netflix...– Ted Sarandos, Chief Content Officer at Netflix (via laliberty) Look, someone who gets it. (via knitmeapony) That last sentence!
Go to a rock show alone. Lose glasses in mosh pit. Remember that you are 28 and have no business being in mosh pit.
Band Name: ChubLife
First Album: Lunch with a Croissant Kicker
Spock vs. Spock, On Wheels « Nerdist →
inothernews: thebardofavon: The Internet is doing all kinds of great things for me today. It’s so awesome that I’m really not caring that it’s essentially a car commercial. :-) Made my day
Hilarious Moments in Modern Workplace...
-Fiance and I impulsively buy a groupon getaway for our honeymoon in November before we clear the time off with our employers, because it is six months away and the groupon is a great deal and is about to sell out and why not? -I send an e-mail to my various bosses first thing in the morning to ask for the time off. -I realize five minutes later that my fiance had already facebook blasted our...
Lovely work moment
“Yessssss, I just closed the last excel spreadsheet I had open. For the first time this week I am not doing something in Microsoft excel.” Looks out window at wonderful day, sighs contentedly Opens up a google doc spreadsheet of his to-do list, opens up a google doc spreadsheet for his next task.
Animal Crossing Music →
dogbomber: this site plays Animal Crossing BGM appropriate to the hour, on loop god bless Yessir, this will help a Tuesday.
Every dollar spent at a locally owned business generates two-to-four times the...– Logan Yonavjak, “Investing in Local Food Businesses for Community Health and Wealth” for Forbes (via)
Overheard at work
It’s so quiet you could hear a rat piss on cotton.
Mars Rover Accidentally Draws A Penis →
It’s the first day of riding my bike to work (about a six mile trip) in which my legs weren’t shaking like giant sausage-shaped chihuahuas at the end. This is progress, tumblfriends.
How in the hell
So for the winter I have kept a pair of dress shoes at work, and a set of black socks. I do this so that in a pinch I can wear boots and whatnot, still have shoes here. I’ve kept that up this spring so that I can ride my bike to work. So this morning I come in, go to put on said shoes and socks. AND AM MISSING A SOCK. How did I lose a sock…AT WORK. It’s not like it got lost in...
New York State Senator: 'Torture' Boston Bombing... →
wilwheaton: Greg Ball, a state senator in New York, suggested Friday that authorities should “torture” the captured Boston bombing suspect, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who is a naturalized American citizen and remains in serious condition at an area hospital. Go fuck yourself, Greg Ball. You’re a disgrace and unfit for public office.
A stranger just told me I look like Wil Wheaton.
I will totally take that. Back in the day it was all Al Bourland from Home Improvement.