other-wordly:

pronunciation | 'kI-ros (KYE-ross, English); kEr-‘os (keer-OSS, Greek)Greek | καιρόςnote | Kairos is both a rhetorical term for “the opportune moment” (as above) and the word for “weather”.

other-wordly:

pronunciation | 'kI-ros (KYE-ross, English); kEr-‘os (keer-OSS, Greek)
Greek | καιρός
note | Kairos is both a rhetorical term for “the opportune moment” (as above) and the word for “weather”.

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pronunciation | nats-ka-‘shE (nahtzkah-SHEE)Japanese | 懐かしいtip | The final pronunciation doesn’t really have an “oo” sound in it.

pronunciation | nats-ka-‘shE (nahtzkah-SHEE)
Japanese | 懐かしい
tip | The final pronunciation doesn’t really have an “oo” sound in it.

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Chart: Expenditures on printed reading materials by age

Chart: Expenditures on printed reading materials by age

Mother Jones magazine calls this “The Death of Print” — at least on its website.

Chart: The death of print http://t.co/b8ynlHLs8T pic.twitter.com/1xEWTnrfco

— Mother Jones (@MotherJones) September 30, 2014

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The story is even stranger, too, when you read the name of the town where Wank lives.

Evening wedding reception on the beach.

Evening wedding reception on the beach.

"We can’t trust the government. There’s always war propaganda: The Russians are gonna get us, the Southerners are gonna get us, the Spanish were gonna get us, the Mexicans—there’s always some bad guy over the next hill that you’ve always got to give all power and devotion to the government so that they can go and kill people. Well, you know, there’s something wrong with that. If we just think of the basic libertarian principle that it’s never morally acceptable to use violence or the threat of violence against the innocent… In war, the vast majority of the people who are killed are innocent people…"

Lew Rockwell (via priceofliberty)

(Source: eltigrechico, via journeymananarchist)

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museum-of-artifacts:

One of the oldest “Beware of the Dog” signs in the world. Domus del Poeta Tragico, Pompeii

museum-of-artifacts:

One of the oldest “Beware of the Dog” signs in the world. Domus del Poeta Tragico, Pompeii

(via pricklylegs)

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"Why do we spend so much time with stories whose endings we already know?"

Derek Thompson writes about nostalgia and culture for The Atlantic, and his piece pairs well with Katy Waldman‘s Slate essay about “thinking that you’re not getting as much from reading as you used to.” (via millionsmillions)

Hi there.

Hi there.

They’re leaving on a jet plane.

They’re leaving on a jet plane.