☣ They avoid you. ☣ They don’t smile any more. ☣ They stop speaking up...– How to tell when your workers are unhappy with their lot (2013-May-20) [The Age] http://www.theage.com.au/small-business/managing/how-to-tell-when-your-workers-are-unhappy-with-their-lot-20130519-2jukh.html
What the Fuck is Brendan Byrne Doing?: Etsy... →
wtfbyrne: Link to part one - http://tiny.cc/6mb3ww —— ——- ——- ——- ——- May 12, 2012 From: Etsy Marketplace Integrity To: me Hello, This is (representative’s name) from Etsy’s Marketplace Integrity Team. Thank you for your interest in selling on Etsy. Unfortunately, some of the items listed in… Etsy continue to ride the Fail Bus
What the Fuck is Brendan Byrne Doing?: Etsy... →
wtfbyrne: I’ve managed a shop on Etsy for the past 5 months selling electronic devices and synthesizers. I recently resigned from my job to pursue electronics design and fabrication. Two days ago, my shop was unexpectedly CLOSED and I received an email stating that there was suspicion that I hadn’t…
Oh, no, let me guess. You figured that by removing a timely and legitimate...– “Freetard free-for-all just cause Foxtel won’t compete” John Birmingham (2013-May-14) [Brisbane Times] http://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/opinion/blogs/blunt-instrument/freetard-freeforall-just-cause-foxtel-wont-compete-20130513-2jie1.html
Each week I watch Q&A praying for an expert, begging for someone who knows...– “Why Australia hates thinkers” Alecia Simmonds (2013-May-13) [DailyLife] http://www.dailylife.com.au/news-and-views/dl-opinion/why-australia-hates-thinkers-20130513-2jhis.html
Finding #1 U.S. forces, in many instances, used interrogation techniques on...– Detainee Treatment | Task Force On Detainee Treatment (2013) http://detaineetaskforce.org/
There are certain commentators in the tabloid press whose stock in trade is to...– misswonderly http://misswonderly.wordpress.com/2013/03/22/how-do-you-go-about-sharing-your-most-important-truth/
Now is tha winter of our discontent Made glorious summer by dis sun of York;...– “The Life and Death of Richard the Third” as seen through http://www.gizoogle.net/textilize.php
I went to cover the war… behind the crude but serious belief that you had...– … you are as responsible for everything you saw as you were for everything you do … — Michael Herr, Dispatches
No matter what the subject of your film is, two low-tech tools will help you...– Outside Online - Make a POV Film http://www.outsideonline.com/outdoor-adventure/POV-101-Plan-it-Out.html
They stood there, alone, and a terrible stillness came over Hans’s...– John Birmingham - Weapons of Choice: World War 2.1
Maxistentialism: FOX: A 2nd grader has been... →
wilwheaton: FOX: A 2nd grader has been suspended from school in Loveland for a make believe game he was playing. The 7-year-old says he was trying to save the world. But school administrators say he broke a key rule during his pretend play. “I was trying to save people and I just can’t believe I got… What the actual fuck. Thought Crimes? “… He was playing a game during recess...
Hank's Tumblr: Is it Taboo to have Really Long... →
wilwheaton: edwardspoonhands: This is an interesting question, because Tumblr is largely reblogs of cat GIFs. I will often write posts that are SEVERAL PARAGRAPHS long, and sometimes, straight-up, multi-page essays. When I first joined Tumblr I remember thinking maybe that was wrong or bad, since I was new to the community… I think you get to decide what Tumblr is for, and if someone else...
For many, the idea that the sport should be allowed to continue to be led under...– Rupert Guinness Twitter: @rupertguinness
The Pomodoro technique is a time management method developed by Francesco...– Pomodoro Technique (wikipedia)
M.I.C.E. QUOTIENT Milieu - The Milieu is the world—the planet, the...– Orson Scott Card’s M.I.C.E. quotient is a concept from his books Character and Viewpoint and How to Write Science Fiction.
Copyright Infringed: Don't Call It A Review:... →
amandapalmer: copyrightinfringed: DISCLAIMER: This may REALLY not be your thing. Oh well. I’m a big fan of Neil Gaiman. ( http://www.neilgaiman.com ) From the Sandman comics to American Gods, I really can’t get enough of his writing. When I joined Twitter a couple of years ago, he was one of the first celebrities I ‘followed’…. great song-by-song breakdown of the album. love it.
no one’s ever lost forever when they die they go away but they will visit you...– LOST Amanda Palmer & The Grand Theft Orchestra ‘Theatre is Evil’
An Important Question Answered
neil-gaiman: I want to be an author when I grow up. Am I insane? powertothepencil Yes. Growing up is highly overrated. Just be an author. :)
The risk of contravention of Australian consumer law would have been...– Apple fined $2m over misleading iPad 4G claim (2012-Jun-21) [ABC NEWS] http://www.abc.net.au/news/2012-06-21/apple-fined-over-ipad-4g-claim/4083874
In a statement from the Ecuadorean Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Trade and...– WikiLeaks Founder Turns to Ecuador for Asylum [NYTimes.com] By RAVI SOMAIYA Published: June 19, 2012
… What a pity you didn’t include a ‘tweetable” form of the text in the...– “Dear conference organiser…” — @thesiswhisperer
Objectives: To determine the overall rate of loss of workplace teaspoons and...– Lim, Megan S. C., Hellard, Margaret E., Aitken, Campbell K. (2005) The Case of the Disappearing Teaspoons: Longitudinal cohort study of the displacement of teaspoons in an Australian research institute. British Medical Journal 331(7531): 1498-1500
Youth should be the only issue of the 2012 election, because all the subsidiary...– Young People in the Recession - The War Against Youth (2012-Ma-26) [Esquire]
The ugly, illegal practice of “tagging”, the scrawling of nicknames...– Chris Johnston Look around you. It’s just street art May 16, 2007 [The Age]
If the Internet really were a series of tubes, Yahoo would be the leaking sewage...– Mat Honan - How Yahoo Killed Flickr and Lost the Internet (2012-May-15) [gizmodo]
… This is the kind of thing you would think the defenders of “the...– Music Industry by Mike Masnick 2012-May-10 [techdirt]
Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both And be...– The Road Not Taken ~ Robert Frost
It was approaching midnight as I wove up the deserted road, wearing nothing more...– Dean Karnazes - Ultramarathon Man
In half a year’s time I would still be doing the same thing every day: getting...– Mark Beaumont – The Man Who Cycled The World (p.54)
Journalists covering combat shoulder great responsibilities and face difficult...– Marie Colvin (Sunday Times reporter) was killed in Syria yesterday because President Bashar al-Assad’s army was so determined to silence reporters who were telling the world about the relentless killing of civilians in the besieged city of Homs that they pledged to “kill any journalist...
“Northland College (NZ) principal John Tapene has offered the following...
The show went on sale at noon on Saturday, December 10th. 12 hours later, we had...– A Statement From Louis CK on the success of distributing his latest comedy special online for $5. Good job, internet. (via ryeisenberg) Excellent, another nail in the coffin of old school distribution lock ins and DRM :)
My Occupy LA Arrest by Patrick Meighan
darcibastiaan: My name is Patrick Meighan, and I’m a husband, a father, a writer on the Fox animated sitcom “Family Guy”, and a member of the Unitarian Universalist Community Church of Santa Monica. I was arrested at about 1 a.m. Wednesday morning with 291 other people at Occupy LA. I was sitting in City Hall Park with a pillow, a blanket, and a copy of Thich Nhat Hanh’s “Being Peace” ...
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.– Martin Luther King, Jr.