Fides: I've met the Boston Bombers →
alyssalindley: By Alyssa Lindley Kilzer I started getting facials from Zubeidat Tsarnaeva (pronounced Zu-bey-da) six years ago when I was 17 at a spa in Belmont, MA. She was soon after fired and contacted my mom to have us start coming to her house, at 410 Norfolk St., right on the line of Cambridge and…
THE POWER OF FLIGHT
casualnewyork: is the day i can do this
A Commercial, Sandwiched Between Lines of Dialogue... →
For nearly a minute, the unfortunate actors (Alex O’Loughlin, Grace Park and the former sumo wrestler Taylor Wily) stepped completely out of the story in order to plug Subway sandwiches, as the food-truck vendor Kamekona (Mr. Wily) is found eating five subs as part of his new diet. “Trying to eat smarter, brother,” he says. “These Subways sandwiches? So ono” (Hawaiian slang for “delicious,”...
Jessica Coen: Names, Words, and Phrases Appearing... →
jessicacoen: An abridged list, in no particular order. Edmund Wilson poststructuralism the Situationists “extrainstitutional intellectualism” bourbon “proletarian meta-narrative” the Lost Generation Cornell Sacre Coeur Jonathan Lethem The Paris Review paradigm Jacques Derrida French…
Drake's Diary: Dressing Gowns: The Short History →
drakes-london: Nobody talks much about at-home leisure wear. But since homes seem once again destined to become more and more places of refuge, as well as entertainment centers, it’s an important part of the wardrobe. I’m putting my money on the dressing gown: it’s both comfortable, infinitely capable of…
The first man who carried an umbrella in the streets of London was Jonas Hanway,...
So “poepen in de poep” means “to shit in the shit” in...– http://www.reddit.com/r/AskReddit/comments/lytcr/whats_considered_very_serious_in_your_country/c2wpb4p
The track and associated grandstand was burnt down on 18th Sept 1887 by rioting...– West Brompton, Lillie Bridge Track
In one NBC report, a young man in Tottenham was asked if rioting really achieved...– (via Penny Red re: the London riots) Everything that’s wrong with our media in one exchange. (via anthonyking) Submitted without comment. (via laughterkey)
George W. Bush Gets Statue in Albania →
andrewhartwell: President George W. Bush…. he got us bogged down in two wars, turned a massive surplus into a deficit, and drove the economy into the ground, but he is huge in Albania. 9 feet and 3 inches, to be exact.
Olwell expects brand A to be the capuchins’ favoured product....– One billboard shows a graphic shot of a female monkey with her genitals exposed, alongside the brand A logo. The other shows the alpha male of the capuchin troop associated with brand A.