We live in a moment of history where change is so speeded up that we begin to...– —R.D. Laing
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At the full moon’s rising, the silver-plumed reeds tremble Masaoki...– Masaoki Shiki
meta-morfoz: Tricky - Ponderosa
We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we’re...– Walt Disney (via phamista)
The secret life of proteins: Researchers discover... →
sciencenote: That protein, STIM1, was previously known to sense a change in calcium within immune cells, a process that occurs when the body confronts a pathogen. Upon sensing this change, STIM1 opens a type of pore in the cell membrane, called a CRAC channel, to allow the flow of calcium ions — a vital step in activating the immune system. “People have generally thought that selectivity of ion...
A rouge does not laugh in the same way that an honest man does; a hypocrite does...– Alexandre Dumas, The Three Musketeers (Via: jumphisbones)
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That is the beautiful thing about ideas: sometimes they generate clues that,...– Steven Johnson, The Invention of Air: A Story Of Science, Faith, Revolution, And The Birth Of America (via johnsparker)
To live is to experience a sequence of singular chance encounters. It is a...– Yohji Yamamoto (My Dear Bomb)
We walked always in beauty, it seemed to me. We walked and looked about, or...– (via journalofanobody)
gentlemanwillsloan: WILL’S CINEMATIC HALL OF FAME Werner Herzog week continues with My Best Fiend (1999) To my eyes, My Best Fiend, Herzog’s documentary self-portrait about his personal and professional relationship with Klaus Kinski, is both one of the most irresistible and most flawed of Herzog’s films. It suffers the practical flaw that little footage exists of Kinski and Herzog together,...
“A few months ago, the term cassette tape was taken out of the Oxford English Dictionary. It may seem ironic, then, that the cassette has experienced a quiet comeback over the last few years, as independent labels issuing tape-only releases have begun popping up around the world. What better excuse to take a look back at this beloved musical format? As recorded sound continues its...
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say...– Jean Jacques Rousseau (via philphys)
Yet the greatest risk of all is that we may abandon this wild, anarchic web– Jonathan zittrain