emptycabininthewoods: My cat just caught me looking at other cats on the Internet. It felt a bit like I was cheating.
Treating Jellyfish Stings
I’d hate to think how miserable I would actually be if I had followed through being a hermit. I seriously wonder just how much he wants to beat him. His determination is all that is left of him, and sometimes I wish just maybe I could borrow that for myself. It would work wonders. I’m sitting on all this speculative stock right now, and I feel more and more stupid as time goes on,...
I wouldn’t dare say I’m fighting depression, but I’m very nearly always just barely content.
Mirror neuron →
youmightfindyourself: A mirror neuron is a neuron that fires both when an animal acts and when the animal observes the same action performed by another. Thus, the neuron “mirrors” the behaviour of the other, as though the observer were itself acting. Such neurons have been directly observed in primate and other species including birds. In humans, brain activity consistent with that of mirror...
Friend without a tumblr: I wanna show you something
Me: I've seen that
Alone in the Void →
youmightfindyourself: By: Adam Frank NY Times, July 24, 2012 SOMETIME this year Voyager 1, a probe sent from Earth 35 years ago, will cross a threshold no human-fashioned object has reached before. Passing through a sun-driven shock wave at the edge of the solar system, it will reach the icy dominions of interstellar space. Voyager is one of the fastest vessels we’ve ever blown out of Earth’s...
Throughout history and in virtually every part of the earth men have lived and...– E. F. Schumacher | Small is beautiful (via evokit-notes)
@STEPHJNE: A Thought: →
totallykara: I know that everything’s going to be “fine” but I don’t really believe that that means anything. We all want apocalyptic dreams, that’s what culture fetishes at all times; in the inevitability of all pleasures, in the deception of the natural world, and in the snuff we so…
China's 'Queen of Trash' finds riches in waste... →
youmightfindyourself: By David Barboza NY Times: Monday, January 15, 2007 HONG KONG — Just five years ago, Zhang Yin and her husband were driving around the United States in a used Dodge Caravan minivan, begging garbage dumps to give them their scrap paper. She and her husband, who was trained as a dentist, had formed a company in the 1990s to collect paper for recycling and ship it to China....