To Catch a Predator host who traps sex perverts in... →
joshsternberg: Hansen, who has two young sons, was caught in an undercover sting operation arranged by the National Enquirer. What a great sentence.
All you hippy-dippies on tumblr need to get a real job. I need someone who can commiserate with me. Who else struggles with intrinsic versus extrinsic motivation? Old people out there, how did you resolve the struggle? If I’m not happy all the time, is that a bad thing, or is that just life? Is the expectation that “doing what you love means you’ll never be unhappy”...
It's a Monday...again
Which of course means I’ll be trying my damnedest to not do any work again. Today’s strategy will be comprised mainly of looking at vehicles (because I’m in the market, it’s only a matter of time until my current chariot breaks down) and figuring out the standard prices/ages/spec of the ones I aspire to. Then I may do some light reading with my door closed, coupled with...
"Dummy" Thermostats Cool Down Tempers, Not... →
“Looking for an office thermostat that actually works? Good luck and Godspeed,” wrote Jared Sandberg. “You may never find it…If you do spy a thermostat, it’s probably locked, or encased behind shatterproof glass.” “Even worse, HVAC experts acknowledge what millions of office workers have suspected all along: A lot of office thermostats are completely ...
Bucket of Blood - performed live by the Jeltsin...
From the previously posted article...
Meanwhile, rates of anxiety and depression have also risen in tandem with self-esteem. Why is this? “Narcissists are happy when they’re younger, because they’re the center of the universe,” Twenge explains. “Their parents act like their servants, shuttling them to any activity they choose and catering to their every desire. Parents are constantly telling their children how special and...
How to Land Your Kid in Therapy →
Our main job as psychotherapists, in fact, was to “re-parent” our patients, to provide a “corrective emotional experience” in which they would unconsciously transfer their early feelings of injury onto us, so we could offer a different response, a more attuned and empathic one than they got in childhood. At least, that was the theory. Then I started seeing patients. My first several...
The Worst Reason to Tattoo Abe Lincoln to Your... →
What’s up with the 5-dollar bill tattoo on his neck?: “I was going to get Martin Luther King and I told Gilbert Arenas. You should never tell nobody your idea. That summer, he came back and got it. So I didn’t know who to get. I got Abraham Lincoln because he freed the slaves. I just had Abraham Lincoln and, from a distance, everybody kept saying, ‘Who is that?’ So I...
New Cigarette Labels Released
usagov: Today the FDA released new warning labels that will start to appear on cigarette packaging and advertising in September 2012. The new labels are the first change in cigarette warnings in more than 25 years. View all the new labels. fuck.
Attach Your Blender Base to a Mason Jar →
Did anyone else know you could do this?! Amazing!!!
Woke up at 5 this morning. It’s a “cheat” day which means I can eat whatever I want, so I get up as early as possible to take full advantage of this fact. Anyway, I’ve spent the better part of the morning trying to flesh out a couple of ideas for stacking that cheddar. Idea one involves creating a subscription-based compliance marketing company. Not an original idea, but...
I want to start using “it’s” as a response - like “is that shirt black?” “Yes, it’s”. That’s technically correct, right?
You know what? You never really see Yorkies (the dogs) anymore.
The pool sucks, a big oval 3 foot deep piece of shit. How am I supposed to swim laps people?!?
Every man is guilty of all the good he didn’t do.– Voltaire (via creatingaquietmind)
Strange Realization - Vegetabally Related
Celery’s aftertaste is way better than its actual taste.