If you want to tell people the truth, make them laugh, otherwise they’ll...– - Oscar Wilde
Comfort sells easier than happiness. Comfort is easy. It requires no effort and...– 10 Things Most Americans Don’t Know About America | Thought Catalog
Americans have a peculiar habit of thinking everything is “totally awesome,” and...– 10 Things Most Americans Don’t Know About America — thoughtcatalog.com — Readability one of many reasons I’m trying to curtail my usage of the word “awesome.”
During my two weeks in Iran, I stopped well over one hundred strangers on the...– Humans of New York in Tehran — betterymagazine.com — Readability
A lot of young kids come to us and say, ‘What can we do to be where you...– Daft Punk: the midas touch — www.guardian.co.uk — Readability
Your prostate is enlarged. Let’s go hangout now. There’s some really great music...– Welcome to Google Island — www.wired.com — Readability
the amount of knowledge in any culture is far greater than the capacity of...– Why Americans Are the Weirdest People in the World
It is not just our Western habits and cultural preferences that are different...– Why Americans Are the Weirdest People in the World
All this chasing of straight As, this pushing, pushing, pushing for academic...– Tiger Babies Bite Back - Speakeasy - WSJ
What’s odd is that Romanthony and Todd Edwards are not big in the United States...– Daft Punk, R.I.P. Romanthony, House Producer and Daft Punk Collaborator | News | Pitchfork
1: Do not feel absolutely certain of anything. 2: Do not think it worthwhile to...– Bertrand Russell’s Ten Commandments for Living in a Healthy Democracy | Open Culture
The most effective way to move toward change is to act like you’ve already...– How Real Life Change Happens | Psychology Today
(via Douglas Rushkoff - Blog - Present Shock- explained in 15 minutes) “Media creates time”
When there’s no linear time, how is a person supposed to figure out what’s going...– Blog - Steven Soderberg Describes His Own Present Shock — www.rushkoff.com — Readability
Google’s music service could fail to capture market share from the big...– Google ‘All Access,’ The Search Giant’s ‘Spotify Killer,’ Is All About Data — www.huffingtonpost.com — Readability Interesting to consider what it’s like to create products that solely exist as an ulterior motive. Maybe every product at the end of the day has an...
Panda Bear has called it the best concert he’s ever seen. As the...– Cover Story: Daft Punk | Features | Pitchfork Still #1 for me too.
I collect vinyl as if it was treasure… as if one day, when I’m gone,...– Headphone Commute
Google Glass is about taking everything in your world and uploading it to...– Disconnected: My year without the Internet - CNN.com
There’s a Wired post that [Nicholas Negroponte, founder of MIT Media Lab] wrote...– Disconnected: My year without the Internet - CNN.com
The only way email ever truly gets “fixed” is to be completely re-imagined. It...– Email, Still A Sonofabitch | TechCrunch
In our exclusive TODAY Moms survey of 7,000 U.S. mothers, 42 percent said that...– ‘Pinterest stress’ afflicts nearly half of moms, survey says - TODAY.com Despite these negative effects, I think it’s also a great place to capture one’s aspirations and useful as a mood boarding tool for designers.
A few months lata I saw his infamous Coachella meltdown, and I just thought “Oh,...– NOTES ON SEXISM AND FAN (UN)CULTURE IN UNDERGROUND MUSIC
I think it’s important to be able to fall down when you do a barbell exercise so...– T NATION | Rippetoe Throws Down
Technology is at its best when it is invisible. I am convinced that technology...– Nassim Nicholas Taleb: The future will not be cool — www.salon.com — Readability
For the fast-growing secularist/humanist movement, criticism of religion isn’t a...– Ali A. Rizvi
You think being honest immunizes you from the consequences of what you say....– Life Lessons with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar - Kareem on What He Wished He’d Known - Esquire
If a picture is worth 1000 words, a prototype is worth 1000 meetings– Twitter / iamctodd: “If a picture is worth 1000 …
You only have one, true course. Total commitment to your cause.– Twitter / DavidBHayter: You only have one, true …
The world always seems brighter when you’ve just made something that wasn’t...– — NEIL GAIMAN Twitter / makerhaus: The world always seems brighter …
We won’t master human/computer interaction until we get better at...– Twitter / berkun: We won’t master human/computer …
Wish I had a device that could measure me and answer this question: stay up to...– Twitter / kathrynschulz: Wish I had a device that could … I ask myself this all the time.
To attain knowledge, add things every day. To attain wisdom, remove things every...– ~ lao tzu Twitter / emilychang: “to attain knowledge, add things …
Q:What did you learn from Christopher Hitchens? A: I would say that he taught...– Twitter Q&A 4/29/13: #AskSamAnything : Sam Harris
Let us be eager to leave what is familiar for what is true.– Fran Chan (via naomijade)
the problem is that a lot of our life today is transactional. I just bought...– The Straight Path — www.samharris.org — Readability
Nobody is against empathy. Nonetheless, it’s insufficient. These days empathy...– The Limits of Empathy - NYTimes.com
Once we understand human well-being better than we do and begin talking about...– What Martial Arts Have to Do With Atheism — www.theatlantic.com — Readability
I’ve heard from people who said the support they received from their...– What Martial Arts Have to Do With Atheism — www.theatlantic.com — Readability
People also have the notion that you won’t be able to tell when someone is...– (4) Gina Trapani - Google - I just got my Google Glass last night, and it’s been a long… Google Glass “myth-busting” seems to be a trend lately. Some of these quotes sound like they’re ripped straight out of The Onion… “People also have the notion that you...
Korpi’s Rules 01. Use OPM (other people’s money) 02. The camera...– DrKorpi.com > Korpi’s Rules #4 especially has been instrumental throughout my career
The most basic step in this process is to make sure that we stay off the road to...– The Road to Nirvana Is Paved with Skillful Intentions
Like a craftsman, you find satisfaction in the development of your skill and...– Interview – Author Cal Newport on how you can become an expert and why you should not follow your passion
we know from research on how people actually gain expert levels of performance...– Interview – Author Cal Newport on how you can become an expert and why you should not follow your passion
I was by myself for a pretty long time. I needed to do that. I think everyone...– Justin Vernon (via naomijade)
Years ago someone told me that 1,200 high school kids were given a survey. A...– RECORD STORE DAY - HAPPY RECORD STORE DAY!
Most relationship problems come down to: one person wants to stand too close,...– Twitter / alaindebotton: Most relationship problems …