This is why we can’t have nice things! -George Berkeley
There was never a good war, or a bad peace.– B. Franklin (via maluna)
Outgames international gay sport and culture event... →
Copenhagen is preparing for thousands of gay people from dozens of nations to descend this weekend for the Outgames, a nine-day sporting and cultural olympics for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.
I like it when a flower or a little tuft of grass grows through a crack in the...– George Carlin (via simko)
Good Sex Is Good for Relationships →
tl;dr Sex -> oxytocin -> pair-bonding. ::shrug:: Nothing new here.
In Christianity, “justice” means receiving eternal bliss for...
Babies and Wallets →
What would you do if you found a wallet on the street? Leave it? Take it to a police station? Post it back to the owner? Keep it, even? The answer, scientists have found, depends rather more on evolution than morality.
Me: But Flash is such a good idea because... uh...
Ryan: Well, flash is a really good tool for preventing bots from getting any information from your site.
Me: Yeah! It's also a really good tool for preventing blind people from getting any information from your site.
Firefox in the State Department
MS. GREENBERG: Okay. Our next question comes from Jim Finkle:
JIM FINKLE: Can you please let the staff use an alternative web browser called Firefox? I just - (applause) - I just moved to the State Department from the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency and was surprised that State doesn't use this browser. It was approved for the entire intelligence community, so I don't understand why State can't use it. It's a much safer program. Thank you. (Applause.)
SECRETARY CLINTON: Well, apparently, there's a lot of support for this suggestion. (Laughter.) I don't know the answer. Pat, do you know the answer? (Laughter.)
UNDER SECRETARY KENNEDY: The answer is at the moment, it's an expense question. We can -
JIM FINKLE: It's free. (Laughter.)
me: Calvinism always pissed me off.
Ryan: It was always supposed to.
Complaint #462 - IRL Whine
whitewhine: gr. visual voicemail is ruining my day. msgs coming to me a day or two late…not loading all the way …come on -Whine by @TheRetz And one more person I know makes it onto White Whine. I don’t know what to make of this.
Wisdom from the Internet: Don’t click on a something that says “A...
gina: Romeo and Juliet in Kitteh
It’s really quite shocking that everyone in that room would stand there and...– Dan Savage discussing Obama’s hesitance to use his executive powers to put a stop to DODT on Keith Olbermann last night (via newsandbooze) (via tylercoates) (via leftbrainright)