I kind of stumbled onto a new combination of meds. I thought, ‘There’s no reason...– Michael J. Fox, in an interview with Diane Sawyer earlier this year. Fox, 51, has been out of the show business limelight for many years, after going public with his diagnosis of Parkinson’s Disease in 1998 and leaving behind TV to focus on his health, and helping the effort to discover a cure. Now,...
Perhaps most of all, though, you deserve to be okay. You deserve to know that a...– Chelsea Fagan, What You Deserve (via ohhhkat)
Learn to get in touch with the innermost essence of your being. This true...– Deepak Chopra (via nirvikalpa)
Some hearts understand each other, even in silence.– Yasmin Mogahed (via calloway)
“In English,” Professor Austin said, “a double negative forms a positive....– Linguistics joke « The Diacritics (via katydidkatydidnt)
Thank Frige it's Friday!
religiousragings: Friday is named after the Day of Frige (Frigg). She is a major Norse goddess, is married to Odin, and is the freakin’ Queen of Asgard. She is also the one awesome enough to grant us the last day of the work week!
What exactly is Obamacare and what does it change? →
abaldwin360: big thanks to reddit user CaspianX2 for typing all this out! What people call “Obamacare” is actually the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. However, people were calling it “Obamacare” before everyone even hammered out what it would be. It’s a term mostly used by people who don’t like the PPaACA, and it’s become popularized in part because PPaACA is a really long and...
Who would better protect the nation from aliens?... →
entertainmentweekly: That oft-discussed 3 a.m. phone call just got a supernatural twist. National Geographic recently conducted a poll asking 1,114 Americans who they felt was better suited to handle an alien invasion as president: President Obama or Mitt Romney. Surprisingly (?) 65 percent picked the current president as the leader who they would most want handling that extraterrestrial...
Dear Coquette: On what's wrong with you. →
dearcoquette: Dear Coquette, I’m in my second year of university and for the past while I’ve been feeling drained. I’m doing well in school and I make time to go out for drinks once in a while — I should be having a better time than I am now, shouldn’t I? What’s wrong with me? Nothing. I’m 25. I…
Creativity Far From Home: Interesting Prometheus... →
kalapenaali: This is very late to the party, but please give it a read. My analysis of the slime: The black slime is meant to deconstruct DNA. It takes it apart in order to create opportunities for new life. When it breaks DNA, that DNA can take on new forms (that’s important). The first Engineer…
Loweded: "They're coming outta the walls!" →
loweded: I spent the better part of two hours last night watching a lecture broadcast that brought both the ethologist (the study of animal behavior) and evolutionary biologist, Richard Dawkins and the astrophysicist and science communicator, Neil deGrasse Tyson together onto one stage. It was an…