norbertnews: Tempest Freerunning Academy - This is a promo video for Tempest Freerunning Academy in California. It is dedicated to the growth and spread of freerunning and parkour and has a special Super Mario Bros area so gym-goers can feel like they are in the game. And just like that I love human beings all over again.
Preview of the (fucking great) track Red River by...
It’s no coincidence that as genuine social mobility in broken Britain is eroded,...– Stewart Lee (via jhnbrssndn)
Racism isn’t born, folks, it’s taught. I have a two-year-old son. You know what...– Denis Leary (via alexcarmichal)
US Rolls Out Plan for Internet Identity →
michaelk42: capitalismkills: extreme-irrelevancy: adamjmorgan: Managing countless online account credentials and secure passwords is a daunting task for anyone. Setting up streamlined password managers and two-step verification tools offer a good start for improving security and making all those logins more manageable, but it’s still a problematic system. With that in mind, the US...
BBC News - Brains of Buddhist monks scanned in... →
fuckyeahconsciousness: Since the guy’s a Buddhist, I’d be surprised if he didn’t get the results he wanted. Just sayin’„, Zoran Josipovic, a research scientist and adjunct professor at New York University, says he has been peering into the brains of monks while they meditate in an attempt to understand how their brains reorganise themselves during the exercise. Since 2008, the researcher has...
No man dies for what he knows to be true. Men die for what they want to be true,...– Oscar Wilde (via paxmachina)
Every fact of science was once damned. Every invention was considered...– Robert Anton Wilson (via dopatonin) R.A.W. was teh man. (via ellis-dee)
The big lie about capitalism is that everyone can be rich. That’s impossible....– Michael Rivero (via abrutalkind) (via loveyourchaos, fucknobigbrother) (via commondense) (via wherewasgod) (via soyouwantarevolution) (via fuckcapitalism) (via major-threat) (via starblanketriverchild)
The Anarchists were the opposite of the majority of so-called revolutionaries in...– George Orwell (Homage to Catalonia, 1938) Submitted by uniteandtakeover (via fuckyeahanarchism)
In your untapped potential lies the power to create the future. But first you...– The always thought provoking Umair Haque in his article You Have the Power to Choose Prosperity (via sneak046)
B&N's Unbound blog interviews Iain M. Banks →
“Speaking of space ships, the Culture ships have some of the most amazing - and hilarious - names to be found in SF. If you were a Culture ship, what would you like to be called? I think I’d go for They Started It? Oh, Let Me Just Check If That’s A Brand New Entry For The Bumper Book Of Super Excuses.” hahaha, love it. I’d want to be: Actually, there’s a...
You will not be saved by what was left written by the ones your fear implores;...– Jorge Luis Borges. The Speck. (via seeyoulateraggregator)
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