Adulting: Step 239: Vote with your money →
adulting: And now, an excellent submitted entry from Mimou: For me this one is really a cutting-edge, advanced, responsible adult thing I really started doing just recently. I don’t mean all those activist boycotts with political background. I mean things like appreciating good policies in companies you… Yes.
We should ban life jackets and other flotation...
And if you do, by chance, find yourself struggling with drowning, then no life-saving or otherwise procedure or act should be allowed to be administered. You got yourself into this mess, you have to live with the consequences. You should see drowning as a gift. You, there with the sunglasses! You’re just asking for it. Also, if you were forcibly pushed into the water, don’t worry. If it...
Rape is rape. And the idea that we should be parsing and qualifying and slicing...– Obama On Todd Akin: ‘Rape Is Rape’ THERE’S my president.
The boyfriend is at a Dave Chappelle show in Detroit and I’m on the couch in Nashville with a drooling cat on my lap. My envy level is off the charts.
Gen Y – those born between 1979 and 1989 – spent the most money on books in...– So much for that “young people don’t read” nonsense. (via thebronzemedal) Love this! We get loads of gen y-ers in the library signing up for cards too!
I don’t like this expression ‘First World problems.’ It is false and it is...– Teju Cole (via semperes) whoa. i’ve been told.
Elephant Poop, Email and
iworkatapubliclibrary: A woman came in to get help with the computer. She said her “Smithson Carola” typewriter was broken and now is the time to learn to use email. We got to work on sending some messages. All was going well until she got sidetracked and insisted on telling me about a guy she met at a drum circle that gave her the “hook up” with elephant manure for her organic garden. She...
The Burden Of Having Too Much Stuff |... →
unconsumption: Interesting episode of Colin McEnroe Show, via The Billfold. The guest in the first segment is Ryan T. Howell, whose Personality & Well-being Lab at San Francisco State University “aims to better understand the role of finances and consumption in people’s happiness and subjective well-being, as well as the concept of happiness and quality of life in general.” His site...