Having Some Shit Around to Break Also Helps

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How the Acronym STOP Can Help You Find Calm

S stands for Stop
T stands for Take a Breath
O stands for Observe
P stands for Proceed

via, lifehacker

Where To Disappear

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47 percent of the USA is uninhabited

From the Big Bang to Tuesday Morning

Beautiful work by Claude Cloutier

‘Monumental Snips’

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March Madness is apparently vasectomy season. CNN notes an uptick in men scheduling their procedures to align with prime couch time, and fans wearing their favorite team’s duds to appointments. As one patient told his doctor ‘I have to have this during March Madness, you have to talk to my wife about it. Tell her what my limitations are and that I need to be on the couch.’

Your Monday Morning Escapist Fantasy

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Become successful artisan/artist/musician.

Sell out show(s).

Buy abandoned village in the Spanish countryside for under $100k.

Move.

Create, enjoy, relax.

Printables

Ram-Head

Naked, Covered in Ram’s Blood, Drinking a Coke, and Feeling Pretty Good by Andrew Solomon

One man’s journey to Senegal to investigate a tribal cure for depression.

Elephant Empathy

For All You Dads Out There…

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Having Kids Turns You Into A Complete Fag by Gavin McInnes

Seth Rogen’s Opening Statement Before a Senate Hearing on Alzheimer’s Research

Funny, yet touching.

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American Aqueduct: The Great California Water Saga by Alexis C. Madrigal

A $25 billion plan, a small town, and a half-century of wrangling over the most important resource in the biggest state

Get Up, Go To Work

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Steve Powers tells it like it is

Sneckdowns

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How snow reveals drive lines and the potential for a better use of public space.

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‘I used to live my way, and now I’m going to die my way,’

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OJ’s on a hunger strike in prison

Seeking Lands of Pleasant Living

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This map shows you what places in the continental U.S. experience the most “pleasant” days per year.

Morning Dose of Lie Detection

A 5-second test to see if you’re good at lying… apparently introverts are not.

Papal Peace Doves Show the Harsh Realities of the Modern World

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You never know who’s coming for you.

The Mystery of Motion Sickness

What’s happening in our bodies when we feel car sick.

Lesson by Rose Eveleth, animation by Tom Gran.

via, laughingsquid

Printables

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Death Dust by Dana Goodyear

The valley-fever menace. Dust storms in the West stir up microscopic spores of the toxic soil-dwelling fungus Coccidioides immitis. The Centers for Disease Control reports a tenfold increase in infections, some of them fatal.

photo: marksontok

Now That’s A Broken Nose

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Andy ‘Ice Cold’ Eicholz, MMA Fighter

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