Air conditioning for troops costs more than NASA →
rtamerica: If you think your electricity bill is a joke, get a load of this. The United States spends more than $20 billion per year on air conditioning for troops in Afghanistan and Iraq. As NPR reports, that’s more than the entire operating budget for NASA. News flash: the desert is hot.
Très Cute: Bon Iver release album, Colbert... →
Bon Iver will be performing at the Paramount Theater September 26th! Tickets on sale this Friday for $34.50 a piece. Also check out his performance of “Calgary” on Monday’s episode of The Colbert Report.
Strength is born in the deep silence of long-suffering hearts; not amidst joy.– Felicia Hemans (via loveyourchaos)
excitablehonky: Iceland Rewrites Their Constitution Using Suggestions Through Twitter: Fareed Zakaria spoke today on his CNN show about how he was intrigued by Iceland’s decision to throw out their Constitution and create a new governing document for the nation. Even more exciting and unique, was Iceland’s decision to accept suggestions for the new Constitution through social media...
Journalism is for the young. Young people who go into journalism as a calling...– Gay Talese (via thedeadline)
What I hate is ignorance, smallness of imagination, the eye that sees no farther...– Egyptian Book of the Dead (via nirvikalpa)
When I was 17, I hung out in parks, in friends’ cars, at California Pizza...– What I Was Doing When I Was 17 « Thought Catalog (via anotherchance)