If you want truly to understand something, try to change it. - Kurt Lewin
The greater the difficulty the more glory in surmounting it. Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempests. - Epictetus
Don't mistake pleasure for happiness. They're a different breed of dog. - Josh Billings
We think caged birds sing, when indeed they cry. - John Webster
I never think of the future. It comes soon enough. - Albert Einstein
The worst of all deceptions is self-deception. - Plato
The way for a young man to rise is to improve himself in every way he can, never suspecting that anybody wishes to hinder him. - Abraham Lincoln
[mutter] - Oh so glad to see sunlight and blossoms and heat. (as is cat). I remain addicted to Wikipedia nonetheless. Saving the world one edit at a time.
[books] - The Agrippa Files
"Covers is dedicated to the appreciation of book cover design."
Kircher’s Mathematical Organ. It's a swiss army lectern!
[misc] - venezia-biennale/otaku/tourroom. This first shot is dreamy. I so want a block of designer apts underneath my bed. Each decorated in the styles i'd decorate heaven in. The whole bedroom it's in is dreamy too. From the sculptural walls to the display cabinets. (ignore the bedsheets and rug). Until you realize that if you keep clicking the blue arrows underneath, it's a choose-your-own-adventure inside a store!
Circuit Roulette (and regedit roulette in the comments)
the life you lead. Yes, yes, a thousand times, yes.
[commonplace] - I have discovered that all human evil comes from this, man's being unable to sit still in a room. - Blaise Pascal
The difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference between lightning and a lightning bug. - Mark Twain
We shall not cease from exploration, and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time - T.S. Eliot
Expecting the world to treat you fairly because you are a good person is a little like expecting a bull not to attack you because you are a vegetarian. - Dennis Wholey
Show me a hero and I will write you a tragedy. - F. Scott Fitzgerald
Let us read and let us dance - two amusements that will never do any harm to the world. - Voltaire
I care not for a man's religion whose dog or cat are not the better for it. - Abraham Lincoln
a recently featured article at wikipedia: Voter turnout
Why you should be (more) paranoid: Slashdot | Unmanned Aerial Drones Coming Soon Above U.S. and Boing Boing: Guy gets credit card using torn up application and Slashdot | Australian Parliament Approves Email Snooping and Slashdot | UK Government Passes ID Card Bill and ... *hides under blankets*
[typography] - Experimental Hebrew type
alphabet evolution animated gif
and one of my favourites: mossgraffiti