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bellebissett:

Mankind can hardly be too often reminded, that there was once a man named Socrates, between whom and the legal authorities and public opinion of his time, there took place a memorable collision. Born in an age and country abounding in individual greatness, this man has been handed down to us by…

flonyc:

Today, on Valentine’s Day, on V-Day, I stand with you, in solidarity, to fight for a city and a world where women live safely and freely.

We must pour our energy into raising awareness

about who we are –

WOMEN who DESERVE love and DEMAND respect.

One in three women will experience violence in…

neurosciencestuff:

Scientists from the School of Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio have found a clue as to why muscles weaken with age. In a study published today in The Journal of Neuroscience, they report the first evidence that “set points” in the nervous system are not…

bellebissett:

Leonardo da Vinci By Ralph Steadman
I LeonardoCollection
LEONARDO A LA STEADMAN via NY Times

bellebissett:

Leonardo da Vinci
By Ralph Steadman

I Leonardo
Collection

LEONARDO A LA STEADMAN via NY Times

#Speciesism

In a move that has surprised media experts, the Daily Mail and the Guardian are to join forces to create the Moral Guardian, a new paper that combines both moral outrage AND delicious hummus recipes. In their first edition they have an exclusive scoop about how Romanian immigrants are coming over here and bringing with them delicious new cuisine, how Brussels bureaucrats are forcing everyone to do mindfulness yoga, plus leaked photos from the NSA revealing that Edward Snowden may be suffering from cellulite.
bellebissett:

I felt like lying down by the side of the trail and remembering it all. The woods do that to you, they always look familiar, long lost, like the face of a long-dead relative, like an old dream, like a piece of forgotten song drifting across the water, most of all like golden eternities of past childhood or past manhood and all the living and the dying and the heartbreak that went on a million years ago and the clouds as they pass overhead seem to testify (by their own lonesome familiarity) to this feeling. Ecstacy, even, I felt, with flashes of sudden remembrance, and feeling sweaty and drowsy I felt like sleeping and dreaming in the grass.
Jack KerouacThe Dharma Bums (1958)

bellebissett:

I felt like lying down by the side of the trail and remembering it all. The woods do that to you, they always look familiar, long lost, like the face of a long-dead relative, like an old dream, like a piece of forgotten song drifting across the water, most of all like golden eternities of past childhood or past manhood and all the living and the dying and the heartbreak that went on a million years ago and the clouds as they pass overhead seem to testify (by their own lonesome familiarity) to this feeling. Ecstacy, even, I felt, with flashes of sudden remembrance, and feeling sweaty and drowsy I felt like sleeping and dreaming in the grass.

Jack Kerouac
The Dharma Bums (1958)

I just supported Peace One Day on @ThunderclapIt // @JeremyGilley

explore-blog:

Stunning 16th-century watercolors illustrate the history of comets and meteors. Pair with the story of pioneering astronomer Maria Mitchell. 

explore-blog:

Stunning 16th-century watercolors illustrate the history of comets and meteors. Pair with the story of pioneering astronomer Maria Mitchell