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Biosphere (15) Fuck Buttons (14) Washed out (14) Small Black (13) Bruce Springsteen (12) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
Human beings are really bad at randomization. Tell a human to come up with a set...– FiveThirtyEight: Politics Done Right: Strategic Vision Polls Exhibit Unusual Patterns, Possibly Indicating Fraud
A male lecturer I know was approached by a young lady who sat on his desk and...– infinite thØught: seduction
In Finland, traffic fines are calculated as a percentage of the offender’s...– 10 of the World’s Most Bizarre Laws - Oddee.com This law seems very sensible to me actually.
If you sit monkeys at a computer, will they type the works of the Bard? No, they...– Is there any point to ‘frivolous’ academic research? Well that’s the infinite typewriters cleared up. But why S? What are the monkeys trying to tell us?
JapaDog is easily the most successful of the mad sausage scientists. Since...– Asian Cuisine as Diverse as Vancouver - Frugal Traveler Blog - NYTimes.com As they say, om nom nom nom. One to add to the list for me I think…
I was in first class, and we were on the tarmac waiting to take off. A woman, in...– Frequent Flier - When Travelers Leave Their Good Manners at the Gate - NYTimes.com
One of the cutest sampling toys I’ve seen in a while. Don’t play with if you have work to do…
1. the risk of being killed by someone with schizophrenia is around 1 in 20,000,...– So long as they take their tablets, the mentally ill pose little risk | Sathnam Sanghera - Times Online Logic! Nicely done assessment of risk - over the fuss of a formerly mentally ill man who murdered his wife (but is now rehabilitated) who is training to be a taxi driver.
Broadcast and Focus Group Mini Album Promo Very interesting. Hope the rest of it lives up to this teaser.
You don’t need me to tell you how era-defining ‘Losing My...– The Essential…LCD Soundsystem True that… and the point about the names read out near the end functioning as a nice little shopping list. There’s an unacknowledged complicity these days between any music magazine online that publishes lists of the ten best… x or y etc in that...
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Julianna Barwick - live All you need to know about her is presented in this clip.
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Exactly what it says. In chronological order.
What was the working class is now the underclass. There’s no work for...– RA: DJ Harvey: Disco punk - Interview Well said that man.
Is it true that a swan’s wing can break your arm? Yes, but only in...– Swans - The Truth Leave them swans alone @tomewing :)
At last weekend’s Edinburgh TV festival, the annual MacTaggart Lecture was...– Charlie Brooker on James Murdoch and his media empire | Culture | The Guardian Rich privileged people from powerful families don’t like being told they can’t have stuff.
# (william) somerset maugham # (henry) graham greene # (samuel) dashiell...– Writers that used their middle name as their first name. the ragbag