August 7, 2014

amandapalmer:

"For 40 years, I’ve photographed myself on my birthday wearing nothing but my white Lollipop underpants, shoes and socks. I made my first Birthday Suit self-portrait in Death Valley, CA in 1974.

Without fail, I’ve faced my camera every April 22nd since then to create a coded history of one woman’s journey through time…”

this is so incredibly wonderful. go look at the entire set of self-portrait photos by Lucy Hilmer

https://www.lensculture.com/articles/lucy-hilmer-birthday-suits

(thanks to Olga Nunes for this link via email)

August 6, 2014
nprfreshair:

The more complex our personal technology gets, the more eager television is to take advantage of it. In the case of interactive TV, that now means the ability to vote on contestants and otherwise effect the outcome of what transpires shows – often in real time. But as our TV critic David Bianculli notes, this new “interactive” wrinkle actually is as old as television itself. In fact, even older.
Listen to the piece and follow along with images here.

nprfreshair:

The more complex our personal technology gets, the more eager television is to take advantage of it. In the case of interactive TV, that now means the ability to vote on contestants and otherwise effect the outcome of what transpires shows – often in real time. But as our TV critic David Bianculli notes, this new “interactive” wrinkle actually is as old as television itself. In fact, even older.

Listen to the piece and follow along with images here.

August 6, 2014
nprfreshair:

Time for that second cup of coffee… 

photo by maddieonthings

nprfreshair:

Time for that second cup of coffee…

photo by maddieonthings

August 2, 2014
Erin Morgenstern

writeplacewritetime:

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This is, alas, not a proper office. This is a windowless writing cave in an apartment I moved into last year and I will be vacating by the time 2013 rolls around. It is a temporary space, teeny but functional and thanks to Black Phoenix Trading Post it smells like mahogany and teakwood…

August 2, 2014
Laurie Halse Anderson

writeplacewritetime:

I got serious about my writing twenty years ago. Since then I’ve written in a closet, in an attic, in a basement, on the front seat of the car, at basketball and soccer and swim practices, in more hotels than I’d like to remember, and for two memorable years whilst living in a small apartment,…

August 1, 2014
nevver:

A real pleasure

nevver:

A real pleasure

(Source: twitter.com)

August 1, 2014
victoriousvocabulary:

EXPLOIT
[noun]
1. a striking or notable deed; feat; spirited or heroic act.
[verb]
2. to utilise, especially for profit; turn to practical account; make full use of and derive benefit from (a resource).
3. to use selfishly or unethically for one’s own ends.
3. to advance or further through exploitation; promote.
Etymology: from Middle English exploit, espleit < Old French exploit, Anglo-French espleit < Latin explicitum, neuter of explicitus.
[Pawel Kuczynski]

victoriousvocabulary:

EXPLOIT

[noun]

1. a striking or notable deed; feat; spirited or heroic act.

[verb]

2. to utilise, especially for profit; turn to practical account; make full use of and derive benefit from (a resource).

3. to use selfishly or unethically for one’s own ends.

3. to advance or further through exploitation; promote.

Etymology: from Middle English exploit, espleit < Old French exploit, Anglo-French espleit < Latin explicitum, neuter of explicitus.

[Pawel Kuczynski]

August 1, 2014
nevver:

Mitch Hedberg (Today is National Girlfriend’s Day)

nevver:

Mitch Hedberg (Today is National Girlfriend’s Day)

August 1, 2014

laurabfernandez:

Watching the tide roll away.

©2014laurabfernández

(via mudwerks)

August 1, 2014

(Source: meanwhile-in-canada, via pineappleheadmarco)

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