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'Poetry Is Useless' and Other Merciless Engagements With Meaninglessness (Drawn and Quarterly)US: Jul 2015 Poetry is useless, writes Anders Nilsen at the outset of his new sketchbook compilation of the same name. So too, it appears, is narrative structure. CanCraft: Guy Makes Papercraft Style Superhero/Cartoon/Video Game Characters Out Of Beer And Soda Cans Japanese artist Macaon makes figures of famous characters out of cut up beer and soda cans. No word if he needs somebody to help drink all those beers, but I know somebody interested if he does. SPOILER: It's me. Shocking, I know, but I believe in supporting the arts. Hit the jump for a ton more including some Toy Story, Pokemon, Mario and I forgot what else.

Watch These Zambian Children Getting Clean Water For The First Time. Their Reaction Will Humble You. Imagine if you had to walk two miles to get drinking water for your family everyday. That’s what many of these children in Zambia have to do three times a day. They have dreams of going to school. Watch what happens when their village gets clean water for the first time. To learn more about how you can help the people of Zambia get clean water, visit World Vision. This makes me so grateful that I have a roof over my head, running water, and food in my fridge. the quiet place communication with the quiet place will be operated via the [spacebar] keycommunication with the quiet place will be operated via your fingergently squeeze that key, nowgently touch the screen, now in order to get the most out of your experience please silence your phone, turn on your speakers and press the [f-11] key or [cmd+shift+f] on macin order to get the most out of your experience turn up the volume and rotate landscapeagain, press [spacebar] to continueagain, tap to continue seriously though, silence your phone. it's pointless otherwisedon't worry - this is *not* one of those places that scare the crap out of youdon't worry - this is *not* one of those places that scare the crap out of you

Good Bad Bishop » The Chess Website One of the most misunderstood pieces in chess is the bishop. You sometimes will hear that bishops are better than knights. You sometimes will hear that knights are better than bishops. Some people will never trade their bishops because they think they are really good pieces. The truth is the chess game itself will tell you whether a bishop is a good bishop or a bad bishop.

Titles of the Sublime Mundane: the Empty Calories of the Over-Obvious JF Ptak Science Books LLC Post 540 Sometimes publications have absolutely no pretense, stating exactly what it is that sleeps between their covers. And sometimes these titles seem more like declarative broadsides or posters and not books at all, the "book part", or any writing furthering the cover's statement, being unnecessary. The first example here (and one which begs the response "yup!"), Saturn Has Rings, written in 1944 by Donald Lee Cyr (of El Centro), should've stopped at the end of the title of chapter one, "A Rose has Petals".

Blow Up the Web With 'Font Bomb' We’ve already showed you how to turn any webpage into a game of Asteroids; now you can add Font Bomb to the list of ways to destroy text of the web. Font Bomb is a fun little JavaScript bookmarklet you can use to plant bombs all around a webpage. Just drag the bookmarklet to your bookmarks bar and then head to a page you want to destroy. Click the bookmarklet and then start clicking anywhere on the page to plant bombs. Then, thanks to a little magic from CSS 2D Transforms, the text starts flying — perfect for a little Friday afternoon amusement.

Aston Barrett Aston Barrett (born Aston Francis Barrett, 22 November 1946 in Kingston, Jamaica), often called "Family Man" or "Fams" for short, is a Jamaican bass player and Rastafarian. Biography[edit] He was one of the Barrett brothers (the other being Carlton "Carly" Barrett) who played with Bob Marley and The Wailers, The Hippy Boys, and Lee Perry's The Upsetters.[1] It has been stated that Aston was the 'leader' of the backing band and responsible for many, if not all bass lines on Bob Marley's greatest hits, as well as having been active in co-producing Marley's albums and responsible for most overall song arrangements. He was the mentor of Robbie Shakespeare of the duo Sly & Robbie, and is considered one of the elder statesmen of reggae bass guitar playing.

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