How one man escaped from a North Korean prison... →
One day in June 1989, Shin’s teacher, a guard who wore a uniform and a pistol on his hip, sprang a surprise search of the six-year-olds. When it was over, he held five kernels of corn. They all belonged to a slight girl Shin remembers as exceptionally pretty. The teacher ordered the girl to the front of the class and told her to kneel. Swinging his wooden pointer, he struck her on the head...
Twitter / @Old_Holborn: And then, grown adults wil... →
And then, grown adults will not be allowed to eat in front of children. Just in case$
Twitter / @mattfrost: Chinese factory worker: "D... →
Chinese factory worker: “Dammit! I just lost a finger assembling an Android device! Nobody will care!”
In the 1990s, Taichi Yoshida, the owner of a small moving company in Osaka,...– TIME
In 2009 the United States graduated 89,140 students in the visual and performing...– Tuning In to Dropping Out - The Chronicle Review - The Chronicle of Higher Education (via ayjay)
Two atheists - John Gray and Alain de Botton - and two agnostics - Nassim...– Bryan Appleyard
Twitter / @iowahawkblog: "wonk" is sort of the... →
“wonk” is sort of the opposite of “know.”
manwithpenis: manwithpenis: if somebody mails me something, i will jam as much things as i can into one envelope and then mail it to you. i have 3 stamps, i think. how about this, if you buy me a book from my amazon wishlist then i’ll make a little handmade chapbook for you. filled with poems and shitty drawings. it wont be much of a chapbook, just a bunch of papers filled with things that...
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Rush has always been a controversial figure and we have always been a...– AshleyMadison.com founder Noel Biderman, on why his dating site (which helps people cheat on their significant others) offered to buy up Rush Limbaugh’s abandoned air time. (via theatlantic)
brandnewswastikas: I love it when studies show things.