Wednesday, February 26, 2014

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"To mimic the computational power of your brain, one would have to construct a computer the size of a city block, cooled by a river, energized by a nuclear power plant."
- Michio Kaku

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Monday, February 24, 2014

"I see the world through photography. It could be I'm afraid to see the world realistically and I need the barrier."
- Barbara Cole

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An essay on anxiety the most prevalent mental illness here.

Sunday, February 23, 2014

"Having a resentment against someone is like drinking a poison and thinking it'll kill your adversary."
- Nelson Mandela

"It's very comforting to be in a cult. All questions are answered. All decisions are handed over. You have this exalted vision of your own destiny and how beloved you are in the eyes of God and how authentic you are. It's a very comforting bubble to live in, but it's not real."
- Orthodox Rabbi Reuben Poupko

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Saturday, February 22, 2014

old country

"Where I come from damp is a colour."
- Craig Ferguson

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Friday, February 21, 2014

Thursday, February 20, 2014

"[In each of my films] I see people who have been shattered, laid low, in a terrible predicament and you watch them pick themselves back up."
- David O. Russell

Monday, February 17, 2014

An Algiers story

"I cured him of his drug addiction by turning him into an alcoholic."

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Saturday, February 15, 2014

"A man can be destroyed but not defeated. ”
- Ernest Hemingway, The Old Man and the Sea

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Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Will Munny:

It's a hell of a thing, killing a man. Take away all he's got and all he's ever gonna have.

- From 1992's Unforgiven

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"Limitations bring genius."
- Terrance Howard


"Work hard. Collapse. Work hard. Collapse. Tick Tock."
- Charles Darwin

"We learn the most through trials."
- Rose Rose, Haven of Rest, Akron, Ohio

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Monday, February 10, 2014

Modus operandi

"If there are any rules they should be broken."
- Photographer Lincoln Clarkes

father of wireless

Guglielmo Marconi was indifferent about his studies and failed to get into university.

Heads were shrunk and lips were sewn to keep the victim's soul from avenging his death.

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Friday, February 7, 2014

"You shouldn't honour consistency over genius."
- Nigella Lawson

Thursday, February 6, 2014

on comfort

"The mind is different before you go to the washroom, and after you come out."
- Korean proverb

World War I army chief Lord Kitchener drowned in 1916 when his ship was hit by a German mine.

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

"If you've lived a good life you've been knocked about."
- Sandra Bullock

Creationism vs Evolution

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

"Acting is difficult at least for me."
- Philip Seymour Hoffman

a place to have pizza in New York City

Monday, February 3, 2014

"Writers write to live twice."
- Christopher Richardson

what the owner of the Seattle Seahawks does in his spare time

Words strain,
Crack and sometimes break, under the burden,
Under the tension, slip, slide, perish,
Decay with imprecision, will not stay in place,
Will not stay still.
- T.S. Eliot

Sunday, February 2, 2014

"I am the wisest man alive, for I know one thing, and that is that I know nothing."
- Socrates

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Saturday, February 1, 2014

"We're only as sick as our secrets."
- Carrie Fisher