September 21, 2014
it is what it is

it is what it is

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September 21, 2014
Huxley Was Right

Aldous Huxley Was Right

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The English author Aldous Huxley was the grandson of Thomas Henry Huxley, a scientist who was known as “Darwin’s bulldog” for his defense of the theory of evolution.

Huxley published four novels in the late 1920s satirizing English literary society and was fairly well known. But it is his fifth book, Brave New World in 1932,  that is best known for with the general public.

Huxley said he started…

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September 20, 2014
Before the Fall

Things were different. Innocent. An eternal summer.

The trees are full of apples now.

Parents bring their children to pick them.

Cider and doughnuts, harvest, a warming fire.

No fear of another fall. No sins.

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September 20, 2014
Kim Novak in Billy Wilder’s very 1964 Kiss Me Stupid
Billy Wilder Set: The Apartment, The Fortune Cookie, Some Like it Hot and Kiss Me Stupid

Kim Novak in Billy Wilder’s very 1964 Kiss Me Stupid

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Billy Wilder Set: The Apartment, The Fortune Cookie, Some Like it Hot and Kiss Me Stupid

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September 20, 2014

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When a curious fan inquired about the possible contents of unlabeled floppy disks held at the Andy Warhol museum, a team of experts discovered 28 never-before-seen digital paintings that were made by Warhol on his 1980s Amiga 1000 PC. 

Source  Photo credit: Andy Warhol Museum

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September 20, 2014

I love these odd cloud formations - which never seem to show up in my neighborhood. If they did, I would probably suspect a movie was being shot nearby.

stormchasing photos by david hardy, anne goforthmax conrad, mike hollingshead, kenneth diluigi and jennifer brindley  (more stormchasing posts)

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September 19, 2014
Too often
late at night
unable to turn off
all these things
in my head

Too often

late at night

unable to turn off

all these things

in my head

September 19, 2014
The Rigging

From Anglo-Saxon wringan “to clothe” airship, biplane, parachute - but it’s the system of ropes, on ships’ masts setting yards and sails…

The Rigging

From Anglo-Saxon wringan “to clothe” airship, biplane, parachute - but it’s the system of ropes, on ships’ masts setting yards and sails…

September 19, 2014
Derek Jeter

This final season has to be so strange for Derek Jeter. This walk to the stadium gets it right.

September 19, 2014
To Autumn

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It was on this day 195 years ago that a 24-year-old kid named John Keats wrote “To Autumn.”

You can find this ode in many anthologies and even if you have little interest in poetry, you may recognize a line that was dropped into your memory in a classroom.

Keats wasn’t having a great poetic year. In November, he would tell his brother in a letter, “Nothing could have in all its circumstances…

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September 19, 2014
roulette animated - not for gambling - it’s a math thing

roulette animated - not for gambling - it’s a math thing

September 19, 2014
"Unfortunately, it is too late for me to have a midlife crisis. #AnotherMissedOpportunity"

— KR

September 18, 2014
The River of Doubt

The River of Doubt

Unexplored, uncharted, as all rivers once were,

we travel down it carried by currents

that seem to run faster in darkness.

The overgrowth is thick. No visible horizon.

Uncertainty keeps us afloat for another day.

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The River of Doubt: Theodore Roosevelt’s Darkest Journey is a book about an actual river in Brazil, now known as the Roosevelt River.

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September 18, 2014
Young Frankenstein: Why Horror and Comedy Mix So Well

Young Frankenstein: Why Horror and Comedy Mix So Well

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September 18, 2014
"The Buddhists say if you meet somebody and your heart pounds, your hands shake, your knees go weak, that’s not the one.
When you meet your ‘soul mate’ you’ll feel calm. No anxiety. No agitation."

— Monica Drake

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