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tree with glowing roots

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18/03/2016 at 11:05 pm

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show me the money

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Returns over the last decade by asset class, from A Wealth Of Common Sense.

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10/03/2016 at 1:51 am

tokyo is big

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03/03/2016 at 1:33 am

Posted in maps, urban planning, world

quiz of the day

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The phrase “Hold That Tiger” refers to:

1) The chorus of a jazz standard recorded by the Original Dixieland Jass Band
2) A retired Thoroughbred racehorse
3) An episode of “Hogan’s Heroes”
4) All of the above


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27/02/2016 at 2:20 am

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get off my lawn

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Millenials apparently don’t like eating cereal in the morning. The NY Times published a survey that tells why.

It’s too much work to clean up afterwards. You have to wash a bowl. AND a spoon.

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25/02/2016 at 3:23 am

keep calm and carry on

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A Gallup poll of Londoners early in 1941 found that the weather depressed them more than the bombing.

-Robert Tombs in The English and Their History

The Germans kill them with bombs every night, and the next morning one hears Schubert in German on the BBC.


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14/01/2016 at 2:26 am

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iggy on bowie’s death

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Mr. Bowie made a point of visiting Mr. Pop’s parents in Detroit, where they were living in a trailer. “He came to my parents’ trailer, and the neighbors were so frightened of the car and the bodyguard they called the police,” Mr. Pop said. “My father’s a very wonderful man, and he said, ‘Thank you for what you’re doing for my son.’ I thought: Shut up, Dad. You’re making me look uncool.”


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14/01/2016 at 2:21 am

Posted in funny, music, sad