Tuesday, July 30, 2013

"When you live in fear you don't exist."
- John Lewis

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Monday, July 29, 2013

"They're long because they can't be wide."

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"Defeat, failure, falling on your face, falling on your ass, are the only things that teach you how to win."
- Kevin Spacey

"When I'm done learning and growing as much as I can I move to the next thing."
- Oprah Winfrey

Sunday, July 28, 2013

“Only the dead have seen the end of war.”
- Plato

alienation, loneliness

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"Elvis bought over 100 Cadillacs over the course of his life."
- Danny "The Count" Koker

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Saturday, July 27, 2013


"Blowin like a field of corn."
- U.S. Senator Jesse Helms

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"The world will be here with or without us, until the sun dies, 5 billion years hence. At that point, the sun's atmosphere will have expanded to engulf the entire orbits of Mercury, Venus and Earth, which will have become charred embers spiraling, one by one, to the crucible that is the sun's core."
 - Neil deGrasse Tyson, astrophysicist, American Museum of Natural History

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Friday, July 26, 2013

long exposure photography

"You're allowed more liberty with a black and white photograph. It can make a scene unreal or heighten it to a different level that you can't quite do with colour photography."
- Michael Levin

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"Good people can do bad things and bad people can do good things."
- Jay Leno

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Thursday, July 25, 2013

7 wonders of Buddhism

"You won't get anywhere unless you stop being so fucking polite."
- John Cleese to Stephen Fry


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"The journey is as important as the arriving."
- Buddhism

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Wednesday, July 24, 2013

"In order to gain anything you must first lose everything."
- Buddha

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

"You learn more in valleys."
- Eliot Spitzer

"The two greatest words in the English language: encased meat."
- Michael Symon

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Monday, July 22, 2013

Michael Palin's shoemaker


the two most glorious words in English

"Summer afternoon."
- Henry James

"Without art the crudeness of reality would make the world unbearable."
- George Bernard Shaw

Sunday, July 21, 2013

September 1933: Adolf Hitler breaks ground on his ambitious plans to link all major German cities with highways.

"I'd rather die on my feet than live upon my knees."
- Emiliano Zapata

38 year old standing on the moon

Saturday, July 20, 2013

Friday, July 19, 2013


"Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Wild Thing

"You can't ever have a fear of failure, but you better have an absolute hatred of it. If you don't hate it you ain't gonna win."
- Mitch Williams

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Thursday, July 18, 2013

There are 120,000 waiters in Paris

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Two thirds of casino income comes from slot machines

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"I don't trust a chef who doesn't drink."
- Marcus Samuelsson

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"A gourmet meal with an asshole is a terrible meal. A hotdog with an interesting person is an amazing meal."
- Chris Rock

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Wednesday, July 17, 2013


The realistic scale of countries and continents.

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Tuesday, July 16, 2013

"I'm too dumb to be insecure."
- Michael Caine

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The brightness of supernovae tell us how far away they are.

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Sunday, July 14, 2013

from butchery to science

... where John Hunter took surgery

pro hockey

"They throw punches like I skate."
- George Chuvalo

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"The 'some' of the man is not the 'sum' of the man."
- Tavis Smiley 

Saturday, July 13, 2013


"And ye shall know the truth and the truth shall set you free."

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the ring

"I've hit rock bottom countless times in my life, but the important thing is not to stay there. You have to find the strength to get up and carry on."
- Max Schmeling

on training

"If you eat a lot of cake, it'll show."
- Lennox Lewis

Friday, July 12, 2013


“The problem with living outside the law is that you no longer have its protection.”
- Truman Capote

"life's too short not to eat well"

"As the earth's population goes from 7 billion to 10 billion, get used to eating bugs as they are the only sustainable source of protein."
- Mario Batali

Thursday, July 11, 2013


"... was the key to my success."
- Mike Tyson

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

"Don't be afraid to do what you do as the people that mind don't matter and the people that matter don't mind."
- a perspective held by Jimmy Connors

Tuesday, July 9, 2013

chief aim

"... rendering movement and painting pretty clothes."
- Edgar Degas

Saturday, July 6, 2013

seized an opening to create something unique

"[He] was not a talker, not a writer."
- West Wind: The Vision of Tom Thomson

Friday, July 5, 2013


George Washington was forty three when the American revolution was launched.

Model T

"Why is it that I get the whole person, when what I wanted was a pair of hands?"
- Henry Ford

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"You become good by observing good people."
- Aristotle