Soup: Nurse Reveals Top 5 Regrets of the Dying →
kellyoxford: From Arise India Forum: “For many years I worked in palliative care. My patients were those who had gone home to die. Some incredibly special times were shared. I was with them for the last three to twelve weeks of their lives People grow a lot when they are faced with…
Mediocrity isn’t a quest to be pursued — but a derelict deathtrap to be...– Mastering the Art of Living Meaningfully Well (via courtenaybird)
Gary Busey just endorsed Newt Gingrich. Why should I care about what this...– a friend of mine (via jeffmiller)
Jayel Aheram: Obama secretly preparing for Syria... →
aheram: It is confirmed that Syria is indeed next. Antiwar.com’s Jason Ditz reports: Members of the Obama Administration are confirming tonight that the National Security Council has been instructed to begin seeking options for US intervention in Syria, including what they call the “unlikely” option…
Think Progress: 11 Quotes From 2011 →
think-progress: 1. “There’s been class warfare going on for the last 20 years, and my class has won.” — Warren Buffett 2. “Gay rights are human rights and human rights are gay rights.” — Hillary Clinton 3. “Today, we are all Troy Anthony Davis. Tonight, a little piece of all of us will die.” — Rep. John…
Republicans Try to Impose Selfishness on American... →
All year, Republicans have demanded an end to programs the middle class created to aid the majority, the 99 percent. The GOP wants to reverse the new banking regulations that were passed in an attempt to prevent another economic collapse caused by risky Wall Street practices. The GOP tried to to rescind the healthcare reform law that prevents insurance companies from terminating coverage when...
Apple will not release iPad 3 at Macworld or CES →
parislemon: Other things Apple will not be releasing at events they don’t put on this year include: iGun The iPad 4, 5, 6, or 7 Apple Ham Radio The Kraken Apple+ The iPhone 5, 6, 7, 8, or — get this — 9 Apple Petting Zoo BioDome 4 An Android phone Their blow out Q1 earnings Puppies Actually, maybe puppies. Sources cannot confirm or deny this.
This is not class warfare. It’s math.– Obama (via aatombomb) This kind of sums up 2011 in America for me.
emergentfutures: Touch Screen displays are usually associated with layer upon layer of electronic and chemical components. However, researchers have managed to turn regular old paper into a touch screen display using a sensor and color-changing inks. It could mean the beginning of interactive books, paintings, museum displays or even wallpaper.
So this is Christmas
Laying on the couch next to my wife watching old Christmas movies… I’ve never felt so alone. No pity party here… just reflecting. Heres to the new year. 2012 has to be better than 2011.
This was primarily a U.S. event and we wanted to make sure the Western media was...– U.S. military spokesman Col. Barry Johnson, explaining why Iraqi media weren’t invited to the U.S.’s Iraq withdrawal ceremony.
1995 Government Shutdown
ourpresidents: Tomorrow it will be 16 years since a confrontation between the White House and the Republican congressional leadership over the budget results in a partial shutdown of the federal government. December 16, 1995. Take a look at President Clinton’s statement on the impending shutdown and budget negotiations from December 15, 1995.
This is an Alfa Romeo. Which is Latin for “Yes I will, but only because of your...– Richard Hammond on a rerun of Top Gear.
Univision News Tumblr: Mayor of San Juan wishes... →
univisionnews: “May this Christmas light your dream” reads the official Christmas Card of Mayor Jorge Santini of San Juan, Puerto Rico, which has gone viral. (Photo: El Nuevo Dia Facebook) By NURIA NET Channel: Media It’s the Christmas card that has baffled the Twitterverse and the gift that…
We see the library as not being in the book business, but being in the learning...– Libraries Make Room For High-Tech ‘Hackerspaces’ : NPR (via rachelfershleiser) The problem by this view is that there are many others aiming for that business as well… And when it becomes a business, maybe libraries are not that competitive?? (via futuramb)