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Yu Youzhen, Chinese Millionaire, Works As Street Cleaner To Set Good Example For Her Children ›

brilliant and touching


You Probably Write a Novel's Worth of Email Every Year ›



Pandora Asks Listeners to Share Their Emails With Romney ›


What Space Smells Like ›



Loading the Climate Dice ›


Pathos of the Plutocrat ›

Made me laugh a little.

Mass Shootings in the United States since 2005 ›

Wow. Not a safe country.


Pittsburgh Named Among the Best Places in the World to Visit in 2012 ›

Pittsburgh was named “America’s Most Livable City” four times in a row. Just trying to develop some Pittsburgh pride ahead of time…


The Go-Nowhere Generation ›

"A bad economy can boost a person’s weighting of luck by 20 percent, Ms. Giuliano found."
I definitely believe that the weighting of luck increases, but I wonder how they computed a percentage…

"… [D]o we really want to turn into a country where young Americans can’t even recognize the courage of Tom Joad?"
Pretty sad. 


welcoming 2012 around the world ›

this reminds me of how exciting every new year is or can be. and especially because it’s 2012, i’m predicting that this year is going to be phenomenal. i’m at the end, and maybe i’ll finally be genuinely happy. all the old worries will be gone soon.

photographs #17, #28, and #39 are my favorites.

#news  #favorites  

Stuff That Defines Us ›

Ah, beautiful! Loooove this

#news  #favorites  

The Candification of Our Food: The Case of the Fruit-Less Fruit Snack ›

I don’t care. I will always <333333 fruit snacks.


Why Good Advertising Works (Even When You Think It Doesn't) ›

I wonder why this article does not mention frequency/mere exposure, which is definitely controls one’s reactions toward advertisements. Toward anything, really.


If an Earthquake Hit U.S. Nuclear Plants: A Nightmare Scenario ›

Reuters notes that the 5.8 magnitude earthquake that hit Virginia brought the East Coast’s plants awfully close to breaking point.

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