Flying Rhinos (by Green Renaissance) The seventh black rhino population established by the WWF Black Rhino Range Expansion Project, was recently released after an epic 1500 kilometre trip across the country. 19 of the critically endangered animals were moved from the Eastern Cape to a new location in Limpopo province. more: Western Black Rhino Declared Extinct
DESK: where creativity is born →
The second that breaks hearts eternally. How I Met Your Mother [7.10]: “Tick, Tick, Tick…” via snailsluck
Vampire Bash (by António Silva) 1st place in Greyscale Gorilla’s 5 Second Project contest under the Monster Bash theme.
Marcel the Shell With Shoes On →
Guess why I smile a lot? Why? Because it’s worth it
Occupy Flash →
The movement to rid the world of the Flash Player plugin
Joss Whedon Reveal Visions of Lost Wonder Woman... →
Joss Whedon She was a little bit like Angelina Jolie [laughs]. She sort of traveled the world. She was very powerful and very naïve about people, and the fact that she was a goddess was how I eventually found my in to her humanity and vulnerability, because she would look at us and the way we kill each other and the way we let people starve and the way the world is run and she’d just be...
Faber Castell (by eric yeo)
Thanks, Pixar, From All The Girls With Band-Aids... →
Dear Pixar, It’s been almost two and a half years since I wrote to you and asked quite sincerely that you consider a movie about a girl who isn’t a princess. We needn’t relive the whole thing. Now, you’ve released the first full trailer for your June 2012 film Brave — back then, known as The Bear And The Bow — which concerns a princess named Merida. And while I still...
What George Orwell Can Teach Us About OWS and... →
Reflecting on his own time as an officer, he described how authority figures often act just to avoid being laughed at
Princípio, meio e fim para o quadrinho nacional →
por Paulo Ramos
Para debater a reserva de mercado de quadrinhos →
por Eduardo Nasi
Will your story be yet another sad one, of yet another man who just wanted to be...– Abed Community [3.08]: “Documentary Filmmaking: Redux”
“Community” Had Low Ratings. So What? →
[…] None of these shows are “Community”—“Community” is its own thing, the brainchild of Dan Harmon, an auteurist weirdo so obsessive (and admittedly self-destructive) that his commentaries on the second season posted on the AV Club are as engaging as the show itself. I want Harmon to get to keep making his show, but I’ll be grateful whether he does or not. Because if I can get three (or...
Worth it? →
Seth Godin: That’s a question you hear a lot. “Was it worth it?” Not certain what either “it” refers to, but generally we’re saying, “was the destination worth the journey? Was the effort worth the reward?” The thing about effort is that effort is its own reward if you allow it to be. So the answer can always be “yes” if you let it.
Compras coletivas? Não, compulsões coletivas →
Voltando às compras coletivas, você acredita que está economizando horrores, quando na verdade está consumindo sem necessidade alguma. Os prazos apertados para a aquisição dessas promoções estimulam ainda mais nossas compras por impulso. Adquirem-se produtos ou serviços simplesmente porque a promoção “é boa demais para ser perdida”.
Out on the Town, Always Online →
by John Leland
Diabetes forecast to hit one in 10 adults by 2030 →
One in 10 adults will have diabetes by 2030, posing a huge challenge to healthcare systems around the world, according to a report on Monday. The number of people living with the disease is expected to soar to 552 million by 2030 — equating to three new cases every 10 seconds — up from 366 million in 2011, unless urgent action is taken, the International Diabetes Federation said.
There are people. There are stories. The people think they shape the stories,...– Alan Moore
When Einstein wrote to Gandhi →
Respected Mr. Gandhi I use the presence of your friend in our home to send you these lines. You have shown through your works, that it is possible to succeed without violence even with those who have not discarded the method of violence. We may hope that your example will spread beyond the borders of your country, and will help to establish an international authority, respected by all, that will...
Singer Marisa Monte Will Host Brazil's First... →