npr: A Lego in space. guardiancomment: guardian: Video: Youtube/mathewmho Lego man in space: one (very) small step Two teenagers from Toronto sent a Lego man carrying a Canadian flag into the stratosphere. Mathew Ho and Asad Muhammad, both 17, attached four cameras to a balloon carrying the toy astronaut 24km above Earth. A week after launch they recovered their Lego man in a field,...
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npr: “He nailed it,” Green told TMZ, praising Obama’s rendition. You know you want to watch it again: Obama sings Al Green — Tanya
I don’t really like any of them.– the grandson of John Tyler, the 10th U.S. president, on the GOP presidential candidates. (via washingtonpoststyle)
npr: @nprfreshair: Terry Gross was on The Colbert Report last night. If you missed it, you can watch the video here. Also, here’s a list of the interviews Stephen mentioned during their chat: Grover Norquist on Fresh Air Bill O’Reilly on Fresh Air Stephen Colbert on Fresh Air
thedailywhat: In Case You Missed It of the Day: The second part of Stephen Colbert’s must-see sit-down with accidental-children’s-writer Maurice Sendak. [colbertnation.] See Also: Part 1.
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thedailywhat: What The Definition Of “Marriage” Is of the Day: Speaking out for the first time since divorcing Newt Gingrich in 1999, the presidential candidate’s second wife Marianne revealed to ABC News’s Brian Ross that Gingrich asked her for an open marriage after coming clean on his six-year affair with then-aide, now-third-wife Callista. All this was going on while Speaker of the House...
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Wibbly wobbly, timey-wimey stuff
The Doctor: People don't understand time. It's not what you think it is.
Sally: Then what is it?
The Doctor: Complicated.
Sally: Tell me.
The Doctor: Very complicated.
Sally: I'm clever, and I'm listening, and don't patronise me because people have died and I'm not happy. Tell me.
The Doctor: People assume that time is a strict progression of cause to effect... but actually, from a non-linear, non-subjective viewpoint, it's more like a big ball of wibbly-wobbly... timey-wimey... stuff.
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motherjones: Remember that awesome “Republican Climate Hawks” video we showed you last week? Kind of cool, right? Nice to see that some folks in the GOP haven’t given up on basic science, right? Well, here’s the flip side of that.
Sadly, children’s passion for thinking often ends when they encounter a world...– bell hooks Imagination is a form of rebellion. (via wewantrevolutiongirlstylenow)