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Andy Bakun
"…and then you'd redeem it someplace, like Sam Goody." "I don't know what that is." "It was a record store." "I don't know what that is."
Goody got it! - Steve C, Team Marina
Nellie Oleson
Claudette Colvin said, "Nah" before Rosa Parks did
Yep Drunk History did her proud last year. :) - Steve C, Team Marina
Ken Morley
Brave snake saves fish from drowning...
Not all snakes are bad snakes. - Ken Morley
This snake seems like a good chap. - Jenny H. from Android
Later, it seemed to be attempting CPR... using only it's jaws! Heroic! - Ken Morley
Spidra Webster
Coloring Isn't Just For Kids. It Can Actually Help Adults Combat Stress. -
Coloring Isn't Just For Kids. It Can Actually Help Adults Combat Stress.
"Coloring is an activity that we tend to associate with children. As we grow older, we put aside our crayons and colored pencils in favor of more respectable writing utensils like pens and highlighters. However, it turns out coloring can be beneficial for adults -- namely for its de-stressing power. The practice generates wellness, quietness and also stimulates brain areas related to motor skills, the senses and creativity. In fact, publishers have lately been launching coloring books specifically for adults. The trend is alive and well in countries in Europe and North America. Most recently, in Spain, the publication Espasa published Coloréitor, with illustrations by well-known cartoonist Forges. Does Coloring Really De-stress? One of the first psychologists to apply coloring as a relaxation technique was Carl G. Jüng in the early 20th century. He did this through mandalas: circular designs with concentric shapes similar to the Gothic churches’ rose windows. They have their origin in... more... - Spidra Webster from Bookmarklet
via Katy S. - Spidra Webster
art therapy - Halil
We would color mandalas once a semester in my yoga classes. I loved it :) - Jenny H. from Android
I really need to get into the habit of doing this. - Spidra Webster
McDonald's Has "No Budget" to Pay Artists at SXSW Showcase -
McDonald's Has "No Budget" to Pay Artists at SXSW Showcase
"This isn't the first year SXSW has played host to a corporation you regularly see advertising during the Super Bowl. Last year, for example, there was a Doritos thing that featured Lady Gaga. However, Doritos paid Lady Gaga $2.5 million dollars for that thing. What of the future Lady Gagas (music industry compliment) McDonald's is courting to perform at their 2015 showcase? The $90 billion corporation, powered by poverty-stricken workers, does not—hmm, let's see, ahhh, maybe if we...ah nope, sorry—have a budget, unfortunately." - Jessie from Bookmarklet
"Of course, if you are a band, you are free to turn down such a showcase. Similarly, and less complicatedly, if you are McDonald's, you are free to fucking pay people. " - Jessie
Wow. That's pretty shameless! - Jenny H. from Android
Andrew C (✔)
Andrew C (✔)
RT @timmartinwhy: One of the saddest things I ever had to do was write "it's over" on her bathroom mirror in chapstick
20 Creative Drawings Completed Using Everyday Objects By Christoph Niemann | Bored Panda -
20 Creative Drawings Completed Using Everyday Objects By Christoph Niemann | Bored Panda
20 Creative Drawings Completed Using Everyday Objects By Christoph Niemann | Bored Panda
20 Creative Drawings Completed Using Everyday Objects By Christoph Niemann | Bored Panda
چه باحالن - اردویسور
عالی هستند. بقیه رو هم حتما ببینید... - Mahdi
وای اینا خیلی عالی بود خیلی - baharehmsh
هاهاهاح چه بامزن - NαrgeS
:) - Mahdi
Sarah G.
RT @afpphoto: Ultra-Orthodox Jews and a child read the book of Esther at a synagogue in Bnei Brak. Photo by @menahemkahana #AFP
RT @afpphoto: Ultra-Orthodox Jews and a child read the book of Esther at a synagogue in Bnei Brak. Photo by @menahemkahana #AFP
A Gunny named Slickback
Dude! Was your inner fan boy screaming OMGOMGOMG IT'S DEAN the whole time you were talking to him? - Corinne L
SQUEE! - Spidra Webster
Ha. NICE! - Micah
Eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee! Fabulous! - Heather
Man shot sister with BB gun over phallic birthday cake, Holly Hill police say | News - Home -
"A Holly Hill man has been arrested after police say he shot his sister with a BB gun because she made him a phallic birthday cake. Christopher Taft, 21, has been charged with aggravated battery and battery in the Sunday incident. Police said Taft shot his sister in the buttocks with a BB gun in retaliation for his sister making him a birthday cake in the shape of a penis. Taft told police he thought it would be funny to shoot his sister with a BB gun as a joke and did not intend to hurt her, according to the report." - Jessie from Bookmarklet
>.> Florida. - Jessie
The sad part is, I could totally see some of the kids I grew up with doing something like this. I think I was the only kid in my neighborhood who didn't have a BB gun. - Jennifer Dittrich
Florida man is a dick. Cake sounds appropriate. - Michael W. May from iPhone
She called the cops because she was butthurt. - Starmama from FFHound(roid)!
Man with container labeled 'Not Weed' cited for pot possession : Journal Star Breaking News -
"A 21-year-old Lincoln man was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol and cited for possession of less than an ounce of marijuana after deputies found a 16-ounce container labeled "Not Weed" under the front passenger's seat." - Jessie from Bookmarklet
Every single time I see this I laugh. What was he thinking?! - Soup in a TARDIS
laura x
No Boys Allowed: School visits as a woman writer -
No Boys Allowed: School visits as a woman writer
"Later a teacher told me, “The administration only gave permission to the middle school girls to leave class for your assembly. I have a boy student who is a huge fan of SPIRIT ANIMALS. I got special permission for him to come, but he was too embarrassed.” "Because the administration had already shown that they believed my presentation would only be for girls?" "Yes," she said. I tried not to explode in front of the children." - laura x from Bookmarklet
"I think most people reading this will agree that leaving the boys behind is wrong. And yet—when giving books to boys, how often do we offer ones that have girls as protagonists? (Princesses even!) And if we do, do we qualify it: “Even though it’s about a girl, I think you’ll like it.” Even though. We’re telling them subtly, if not explicitly, that books about girls aren’t for them.... more... - laura x
We're also telling boys that women are unimportant and boys don't have to listen to them. Which is effed up. - RepoRat
This happens way too often - Katy S
Yes, RR--the pullquote I put on FB but for some reason didn't here gets right to that: "The belief that boys won’t like books with female protagonists, that they will refuse to read them, the shaming that happens (from peers, parents, teachers, often right in front of me) when they do, the idea that girls should read about and understand boys but that boys don’t have to read about... more... - laura x
That's part of it, but not all IMO; letting the boys out of the auditorium also communicates that real-world women have 0 authority. - RepoRat
Yes. That too. - laura x
I hate hate hate hearing this same shit when campus common readings are chosen. 'But the guys might not like it." And the good girls will read what they're told. ARGHHH. - barbara fister
Huh. I think I'll give my campus some props, then: we did Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks and Radioactive and I Am Malala and if the boys woofed about it, tough crap. Feel free to use us as an example if it'll help. (The only protest we ever got, actually, was over Michael Pollan!) - RepoRat
Well, Pollan is kind of an arrogant jerk. I say that as someone who liked The Omnivore's Dilemma but has found him insufferable since. - laura x from iPhone
I have decided not to serve on our Reading in Common committee ever again or at least not unless there is 100% turnover and somebody I get along with runs it. (An ethnographer interested in the sociology of literacy would have a field day studying these committees - such fascinatingly opposite notions of what reading is for.) - barbara fister
Simply Caroline
Shannon - GlassMistress
Friend's kid wants me to donate to a charity because its her favorite actor's charity, there are two 'rent parties' going for online friends (one is truly rent and the other is for a honeymoon), fellow lampworker that I don't know is out of her house on the 15th with no where to go and looking for donations. I've given to practically everything
I've been asked to donate to but I just cant handle today's requests. I. Just. Cant. - Shannon - GlassMistress
And that's okay Shannon - Steve C, Team Marina
I know its ok, I do. Its just frustrates me. Part of me feels like a schmuck but hey, you cant get blood from a stone. Part of me wants to smack the next person who holds out their hand and part of me wants to know when Karma is going to give me a break financially so we can get ahead a little. - Shannon - GlassMistress
I'm stuck there all the time. You have to take care of your own house first. - Eric - Let Me Know
It's good to know your limits. - Gabrielle from FFHound(roid)!
I know the feeling. Often I have to remind myself to not make myself wrong if all I can give is positive thoughts or a prayer for the other person's well being. Those things matter too. - Corinne L
^this - Janet from FFHound!
Karina can now get the Xbox controller and bring it to me when I ask her to. Finally, all this parenting is paying off!
I remember my dad being pretty excited when I could run to the store for something, and really excited a few years later when I could pick up beer :-) - Shannon - GlassMistress
When I was little I would run empty beer bottles to the recycle for my parents. - Heather
Well, this is a first. I apparently paid no attention at all and downloaded the German version of Ready Player One from Audible. Hopefully they'll switch out files for me and I'll be able to hear the English version soon...
if not, good way to practice learning german? :P - Sir Shuping is just sir
They allow returns so I'm sure they'll understand - Hedgehog
They did - it was fixed almost immediately, but I still felt like an idiot. - WebGoddess
asasaahthtjhkhlkjkytjhy - Elâ
:)) حسود وزغ بیشاره! - یکاترینا ایوانونا
ahahaha harbi nan :D - Elâ
خیلی هم خروسه خوبه لیتل خانوم. انجمن دفاع از خروس های جهان :)) - Mahdi
اوه! چه بامزه :))))) - ♪SaMiRa♪
هاون؟ اگه گل باقالی خانوم بود یه چیزی! هومب! ایش - یکاترینا ایوانونا
آخه اگر گل باقالی خانوم بود که میوفتاد تو آب قورباغه میشد بعدش باید بقیه مسیر رو شنای قورباغه میرفت :دی هووومببب - Mahdi
آوقا رو باش! انگار که گل باقالی خانوم، خروس دست و پا چلفتی‌ه! ایش! هومب - یکاترینا ایوانونا
جالبه:) - نهال
:)))))))))) آفرین به این همه خلاقیت - فاطمه زارع
lol / شرش کردم - بیژن
خانم رو باش، این آقا کاکلی رو ببین چه خرامان راه میره، گل باقالی باید ازش یاد بگیره :)) هومببب... - Mahdi
:))))))) - alireza6211
:))))) - Mahdi
ahahahaaha.... Denizli horozu mu o :) - Cagdas
آقا کاکلی سالها در محضر گل باقالی خانوم شاگردی کرده آوقا. هومب - یکاترینا ایوانونا
2 milyar 800 milyon layk. - samet
این خانوم گل باقالی که قد قد کنان قوباغه شد. هومب :)) - Mahdi
وای این وااااااااااااای :))) - Mahdi
یاد زبل خان افتادم :)) - Ramona
قو.باغه شدی؟ :)))))))) - لیتل در شب سرد زمستانی
وزغ شدم :دی - Mahdi
حق‌ات بود خب. هومب :" ووووووووووووی ب! الفرااااااااااااااااااااار! - لیتل در شب سرد زمستانی
قوباغه :)) - Mahdi
رونوشت نفیسه :) - Mahdi
:) - Nafise
:) - Mahdi
:))) - NαrgeS
نرگس :))) - Mahdi
:)))))) چه ریلکس هم هست - آریــوبرزن
یادش به خیر چه قدر به این خندیدیم :)) - Mahdi
ببینم این بچه‌فیلی که توی این فید هست هم لیتل ه؟ - آریــوبرزن
لیتل قوباغه است. این یک اصل کلی هست که در مورد لیتل صدق میکنه و تناسخ هم در موردش کارآئی نداره :دی - Mahdi
Nellie Oleson
OH MY GOD I'M FINNA GRADUATE. It feels like this journey has taken forever, but all of it is worth it, and I wouldn't trade any part of it for the world. I don't even know how I'm going to pay for summer session, but I can't let that stop me from registering, and I won't.
I am so fucking proud of myself for sticking with it. It has been hard, and sometimes I have wanted to be like fuck it, but I am going to be graduating with honors, so there's that. - Nellie Oleson
So awesome - many, many congratulations! - Jennifer Dittrich
Thanks, Jenn! <3 - Nellie Oleson
Congrats! - Anne Bouey
Thank you, Anne! - Nellie Oleson
Congratulations :-) you should be proud :-) - Pete from FFHound(roid)!
Congratulations. I'm so proud of you, Momo! - Tamara J. B.
Look at you, doing the damn thing! Congratulations! - Corinne L
awesome, total domination. - Steve C, Team Marina from Android
Way to go! - Laruia Ingalls Botts from Android
WAY TO GO, MO! - MoTO Boychick Devil from Android
Congratulations, Momo! - Jenny H. from Android
Congratulations! - Jessie
Boom! that is badass! cheers to you! - t-ra supports #LOLSpidra
Thank you so much, Ffriends. You all have been a huge part of this journey for me, and I am so humbled by that. Thank you for cheering me on and supporting me along the way! - Nellie Oleson
So damn awesome. Proud of you too, M. All of us are. - Micah from FFHound!
YES! Congratulations! - Mo Kargas
Congratulations! - Stephan from iPhone
holly #ravingfangirl
one day i will not giggle when graze sends me the "Holly, how do you like your box?" email. today is not that day.
Well? How DO you like your box? - WebGoddess
it's a nice mix of sweet and salty. ;) - holly #ravingfangirl
*gigglesnort* - WebGoddess
._. - Micah
A paralyzed woman flew an F-35 fighter jet in a simulator — using only her mind - The Washington Post -
A paralyzed woman flew an F-35 fighter jet in a simulator — using only her mind - The Washington Post
"First, Scheuermann began by controlling a robotic arm and accomplishing tasks such as feeding herself a bar of chocolate and giving high fives and thumbs ups. Then, researchers learned that -- surprisingly -- Scheuermann was able to control both right-hand and left-hand prosthetic arms with just the left motor cortex, which is typically responsible for controlling the right-hand side. After that, Scheuermann decided she was up for a new challenge, according to Prabhakar. - rønin from Bookmarklet
Shannon - GlassMistress
How my brain works: A friend posts about a missing Redbone hound named Anne. I think of 'Where the Red Fern Grows', followed by wild-crafting, followed by the character Kaiser Pease and a quick search for the name of the book he was in, 'Where the Lilies Bloom' ... and now I'm off to find a couple of books.
Holly's favorite Anna
RT @kellyblanchat: To a student I made an analogy b/t clearing browser cookies & cleaning Nintendo cartridges by blowing on them. It made sense in the moment.
Andrew C (✔)
Race To The NBA’s Bottom! — The Cauldron — Medium -
Race To The NBA’s Bottom! — The Cauldron — Medium
"Here’s how dedicated Hinkie is to creating a tanking environment: the team hired a mascot who hates the Sixers! Imagine the tanking brainpower needed to search for a bitter Knicks fan to don a Sixers dog costume." - Andrew C (✔) from Bookmarklet
Pro tip: Don't poke the dark bruise on the toe you think is broken.
Ouch >__< - Jennifer Dittrich
The Happy Hooker
My friend @louisgray always says "Sleep is unproductive and a waste of time," but I could sure use a nap right now.
Sleep is unproductive and a waste of time. - Louis Gray
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