News Links du Jour 7/24
I was tempted to post these directly to Facebook but I didn’t want to blow up people’s newsfeeds… so I’ll just do it in bulk via Tumblr. Ron Paul and Barney Frank introduce a bill that would end pot prohibition… (via NPR) Salman Khan (of KhanAcademy.org) has his popular videos enter real classrooms… (via NPR) China is winning its price growth war (via BBC...
Fornaling to and fro...
I’ve been fornaling with everyone too much lately.
It's Still The Economy, Stupid →
Interesting. Bill Clinton enumerates the different ways the government can alleviate the ongoing job crisis in the U.S. Unemployment still hovers at 9.1% (last I read). At the rate the economy is recovering, I’ll be back when I’m 40.
What Smart Girls Get
Alex (daughter): So pretty girls get the dumb guys and pretty girls get the smart guys too. What do the smart girls get?
Phil (father): Cats, mostly.
Folks, it’s no secret I don’t like soccer. Soccer is like watching...– Stephen Colbert
Se Habla Español?
I just saw the most recent Daily Show episode (June 15th, as I’m watching from “the future”), and they’re talking about Obama’s trip to Puerto Rico. Hearing Obama speak Spanish is almost like eating a burrito in Korea. It does its best, comes pretty close sometimes… but there’s just always something a bit off about it keeping you wanting for the real...
Live From Daryl's House: Episode 43, Mayer... →
Great episode of Daryl Hall’s* web series, this one featuring Mayer Hawthorne. Really loving “Strange Arrangement”… and of course “You Make My Dreams Come True” is a ditty I will now forever associate with that buoyantly-in-love Joseph Gordon Levitt of 500 Days. Big. Huge. Sigh. (Brought to you by friends blasting this all over the internets.) *Of...
A lecture on synthesized happiness.
Sometimes it takes stupid decisions to get to something really great.– socaliente (via myradventures)