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News Briefs 28-05-2014


Thanks Kat & Greg.

Quote of the Day:

In Norwegian, Våryr means “spring dizzy”; the word is used to describe what people experience when, after the long, dark winter, the days begin to lengthen.

~ Jonathan Carroll

News Briefs 27-05-2014

Hey dude, don't lean on me man...

Quote of the Day:

The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace in a continual state of alarm (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by menacing them with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary.

H.L. Mencken

News Briefs 26-05-2014

Late, but great:

Thanks to Kat for links

Quote of the Day:

God exists because mathematics is undoubtedly consistent and the devil exists because we cannot prove the consistency

Herrman Weyl

News Briefs 23-05-2014

"Are you sure that a floor cannot also be a ceiling?"

With thanks to Kat!

Quote of the Day:

“The result of the struggle between the thought and the ability to express it, between dream and reality, is seldom more than a compromise or an approximation.”

M.C. Escher

News Briefs 22-05-2014

...All I'm sayin' is, Pacific Rim was waaaay better, k?

Thanks to the cold-blooded Oni.

Quote of the Day:

"There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it's going to be a butterfly."

~R. Buckminster Fuller

News Briefs 21-05-2014

I feel like a Podling who's had his essence sucked out by a Skeksi...

Quote of the Day:

“I do believe in an everyday sort of magic — the inexplicable connectedness we sometimes experience with places, people, works of art and the like; the eerie appropriateness of moments of synchronicity; the whispered voice, the hidden presence, when we think we’re alone.”

~ Charles de Lint

News Briefs 20-05-2014

The whole problem with the world…

Quote of the Day:

Build on failure. Use it as a stepping stone. Close the door on the past. Don't try to forget the mistakes, but don't dwell on it. You don't let it have any of your energy, or any of your time, or any of your space.

Johnny Cash

News Briefs 19-05-2014

Small steps, or giant leaps?

Thanks to Greg for links

Quote of the Day:

It suddenly struck me that that tiny pea, pretty and blue, was the Earth. I put up my thumb and shut one eye, and my thumb blotted out the planet Earth. I didn't feel like a giant. I felt very, very small.

Neil Armstrong