jessbennett:

The Agony of the Text Message Bubble
Also known as the “typing awareness indicator,” aka “I am watching you type,” aka ”OMG WHATS SHE GONNA SAY AND WHY IS IT TAKING SO LONG AND — OH SHIT — THE BUBBLE JUST WENT AWAY, NOW WHAT?!” My piece in Sunday’s NYT.

jessbennett:

The Agony of the Text Message Bubble

Also known as the “typing awareness indicator,” aka “I am watching you type,” aka ”OMG WHATS SHE GONNA SAY AND WHY IS IT TAKING SO LONG AND — OH SHIT — THE BUBBLE JUST WENT AWAY, NOW WHAT?!” My piece in Sunday’s NYT.

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artbeatblog:

Jazzberry est un artiste qui réalise un incroyable travail consistant à mélanger cartographie et art. Ainsi, il réalise une jolie série de cartes colorées et abstraites des plus grandes villes du monde, de Paris à New York en passant par Jérusalem.

son site officiel 

Découvrez ses oeuvres sans plus attendre !

(via fuckyeahcartography)

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The Borowitz Report: Nation Debates Extremely Complex Issue of Children Firing Military Weapons

newyorker:

“Much like the long-running national debates about jumping off a roof, licking electrical sockets, and gargling with thumbtacks, the vexing question of whether children should fire military weapons does not appear headed for a swift resolution.”

Read more: http://nyr.kr/YYouxn

Photograph by SVEN NACKSTRAND/AFP/Getty

(Source: newyorker.com)

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some stuff about diversity and public schools

abbyjean:

first, from the NEA, a bit about what a typical classroom would look like if it reflected the demographics of the country:

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it’s interesting to me that there are more students with disabilities than there are students form whom english is not their first language. this could be even higher,…

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wtfrenaissance:

Chuck had moved 3 times. He didn’t understand how the student loan collectors kept tracking him down.

wtfrenaissance:

Chuck had moved 3 times. He didn’t understand how the student loan collectors kept tracking him down.

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Flowchart: Should You Catcall Her? | Playboy

Well, I never thought I would say it, but kudos Playboy.

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Excellent use of “lulz” in literature

Excellent use of “lulz” in literature

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Emily Greenstreet says “Howling fantods”
Heart explodes

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hawkeye #2

hawkeye #2

(Source: clintsbishop, via properly-distracted)

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Harry Potter Casts a Spell for Tolerance - NYTimes.com

Ten points for Gryffindor

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Edit

I just found out that the day of rage was Anonymous coopting a peaceful vigil organized by a WOC.
So, I took the post down, BUT there will be a vigil for victims of police violence in New Orleans at Lafayette square tonight at 6

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amnhnyc:

The Museum’s Richard Gilder Graduate School students are getting summer reading done in their student lounge. @nypl #ireadeverywhere #amnh

New life ambition. 

amnhnyc:

The Museum’s Richard Gilder Graduate School students are getting summer reading done in their student lounge. @nypl #ireadeverywhere #amnh

New life ambition. 

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99percentinvisible:

Newspaper wood

(via hermionejg)

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"Capitalism is on the aspergers spectrum."

- Slate gabfest

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I just found out that you can get 10 free audiobooks from the New Orleans Public Library every month.

Ok, so I spend a lot of time hating on NOPL but this is great. 

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