A little bit of this, a little bit of that.

 

Stephen Fry: Open Letter to David Cameron and the IOC

Yes.

stephen-fry-me:

Dear Prime Minister, M Rogge, Lord Coe and Members of the International Olympic Committee,

I write in the earnest hope that all those with a love of sport and the Olympic spirit will consider the stain on the Five Rings that occurred when the 1936 Berlin Olympics proceeded under the exultant…

nypl:

In honor of the first Caturday in February, we’re sharing this 1898 Edward Penfield lithograph, which is currently in our Art and Architecture Collection (part of the Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs). The image encourages a love of both cats and reading, so it’s really a win-win for us. Enjoy!

nypl:

In honor of the first Caturday in February, we’re sharing this 1898 Edward Penfield lithograph, which is currently in our Art and Architecture Collection (part of the Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs). The image encourages a love of both cats and reading, so it’s really a win-win for us. Enjoy!

Emptyage: Generation X Doesn't Want to Hear It

Earlier generations have weathered recessions, of course; this stall we’re in has the look of something nastier. Social Security and Medicare are going to be diminished, at best. Hours worked are up even as hiring staggers along: Blood from a stone looks to be the normal order of things “going…

jmak:

Thanks, Steve.
Posting designs like this one makes me paranoid, because I can’t shake the feeling that it’s not original. I enjoyed the process regardless, but please let me know if somebody else beat me to the idea!
Thoughts?

jmak:

Thanks, Steve.

Posting designs like this one makes me paranoid, because I can’t shake the feeling that it’s not original. I enjoyed the process regardless, but please let me know if somebody else beat me to the idea!

Thoughts?

Brilliant. (I’ve never done this, though. Bite your tongue!)

Brilliant. (I’ve never done this, though. Bite your tongue!)