By the way: If you’re interested, Tumblr has filed some wonky comments on net neutrality with the FCC, setting out our suggestions for how they can get this right. Have a read.
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Russia ‘to reopen Cuba spy base’
13% of Democrats say cheating on your spouse is “morally acceptable.” (Via Gallup)
I think it’s interesting that in this entire list, the one the Washington Examiner chooses to highlight is that 13% of democrats think it’s okay to cheat on their spouse. 61% of Republicans think marriage equality is “morally unacceptable”and 72% think abortion is. These are much more frightening statistics from the high minded individuals who are supposed to be running a country. Spend more time fighting real issues like youth poverty, mental illness, or gun violence instead of focusing your energy on what’s going on in my bedroom.
Find a beautiful piece of art. If you fall in love with Van Gogh or Matisse or John Oliver Killens, or if you fall love with the music of Coltrane, the music of Aretha Franklin, or the music of Chopin - find some beautiful art and admire it, and realize that that was created by human beings just like you, no more human, no less.
"No company in American history has exerted the control over the American book market — physical, digital and secondhand — that Amazon does."
"Amazon, under fire in much of the literary community for energetically discouraging customers from buying books from the publisher Hachette, has abruptly escalated the battle.
The retailer began refusing orders late Thursday for coming Hachette books, including J.K. Rowling’s new novel….
Article: 271 Years Before Pantone, an Artist Mixed and Described Every Color Imaginable in an 800-Page Book
271 Years Before Pantone, an Artist Mixed and Described Every Color Imaginable in an 800-Page Book