recent bookmarks

Dogs lie to other dogs about their size. Researchers have found that the smaller a pooch is, the higher it lifts its leg to mark lamp posts, trees, and other objects—and these exaggerated urine streams may fool other dogs into thinking a large canine is
Many mammal species adopt marking postures that elevate their scent deposits. The most extreme of these is handstand marking, in which an individual reverses against an upright object, flings its hind legs into the air above its back and balances bipedally on its fore feet. via Pocket
research 
10 days ago by dougleigh
We're at risk of toppling into a 'hothouse Earth' scenario - Futurity
Even if we achieve the carbon emissions reductions that the Paris Agreement calls for, there is the risk of the planet entering “hothouse Earth” conditions. This warning appears in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. via Pocket
research 
10 days ago by dougleigh
Twitter
Lest we forget this billion dollar bus station also is also being blamed for causing a fucking skyscraper to fall d…
from twitter
10 days ago by thejefflarson
Twitter
YOU GUYS: just added a Play Index. Please ask me if you don't understand how this changes our abil…
WNBA  from twitter_favs
10 days ago by dannypage
Why Buddhism is true
Buddhist monks meditating in Indonesia. (Dimas Ardian/Getty Images) Robert Wright, the best-selling author of The Moral Animal and The Evolution of God , has…
from instapaper
10 days ago by peterwhelan
Twitter
DJ Jazzy Blake dropping all your white boy beats & emo treats over on Instagram today
exvangelical  from twitter
10 days ago by brchastain
Twitter
This (excellent) thread now has a reading list at the end of it that is also excellent.
from twitter_favs
10 days ago by akalin
Empires, Past and Present | naked capitalism 2018-08
Hobson was not a Marxist, but his work greatly influenced later Marxist writers who wrote about imperialism, including Vladimir Lenin, Rudolf Hilferding and Rosa Luxemburg. Hobson believed that there was chronic underconsumption in advanced capitalist countries due to unequal distributions of income. This lowered the return on domestic investment, and as a result the owners of financial capital turned to foreign markets where returns would be higher. These investors relied on their governments to guarantee the safety of their foreign holdings from seizure.
civics 
10 days ago by emerysnyder
Twitter
RT : To all the many criticisms of this weaseling, I just want to add: one of the most powerful tools of fascism is maki…
from twitter_favs
10 days ago by JimRoepcke
Twitter
Michael Lewis on Bill Parcells in 2006. This is before he wrote The Blind Side but you can see his fascination with…
from twitter
10 days ago by raafi
Twitter
... both statements I’ve experienced on social media. I will stand up and defend those people…
from twitter
10 days ago by tomcoates
Twitter
every time I see this my brain deletes the I and goes "jesus fucking christ, it's Mel's book!"
from twitter_favs
10 days ago by exlibris
Twitter
Just a shout out to for taking the world's best photos of me ever. Thanks lady. I still use these.
from twitter_favs
10 days ago by nickrsearcy
Twitter
White Anxiety is realizing you forgot to put sunblock on the top of your feet after six hours on the beach. On the…
from twitter_favs
10 days ago by girma
Twitter
If anyone thinks white people proclaiming themselves superior is the same as black people demanding to be seen as e…
from twitter_favs
10 days ago by rtanglao
‘Thought Leader’ gives talk that will inspire your thoughts | CBC Radio (Comedy/Satire Skit) - YouTube
Self proclaimed “thought leader,” Pat Kelly gives his talk on “thought leadership” at the annual This Is That Talks in Whistler, B.C. In the seminar, Kelly covers: How to talk with your hands, how to get a standing ovation, and how to inspire people by saying nothing at all.
comedy  funny  video  youtube  tedtalks  presentation  publicspeaking  satire  thoughtleadership 
10 days ago by eugenexxv
Twitter
So, this kind of encapsulates why I'm okay with Mastodon being a bit unweildy at the moment. That's some power (and…
from twitter
10 days ago by digdoug
Twitter
thank goodness WAMU dropped arts programming to make more time for news(?)
from twitter_favs
10 days ago by mikemccaffrey
Twitter
At the most recent TCA press tour a week ago, FX kept itself accountable with more stats: 52% of writers, 72% of se…
from twitter_favs
10 days ago by lurrel
DO YOU NEED A CUSTOM CASE FOR YOUR JOB?
Some industries require that their employees use custom cases when traveling with delicate and expensive equipment. Here’s what you need to know.
custom-cases  custom-case  PSI 
10 days ago by Adventure_Web
Twitter
ANHD applauds and his call for to solve housing crisis. Our Map & Reports are…
DisplacementAlert  data  from twitter_favs
10 days ago by latona
Twitter
RT : I get a lot of comments from conspiracy theorists who think it's annoying that I spend time debunking their myths,…
from twitter_favs
10 days ago by jfield
Twitter
Not fighting hate speech leaves vulnerable communities under attack. That is happening *right…
from twitter
10 days ago by tomcoates
Twitter
Italian sausage and spicy giardiniera on poppy seed bun for breakfast. Deciding between…
from twitter_favs
10 days ago by joegermuska
Twitter
A mí me gusta... Solo imaginarme el caos, los debates...

He llegado a un punto en que creo…
from twitter_favs
10 days ago by Oletros
Twitter
The chewing gum removal market is worth more than the chewing gum market. Likewise, I'm pretty sure the anti-drone…
from twitter
10 days ago by bowbrick
« earlier      later »

Copy this bookmark:



description:


tags:



Copy this bookmark:



description:


tags: