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Calvin and Hobbes at Martijn's - Bill Watterson

Calvin and Hobbes at Martijn's - Bill Watterson
Here's the text of a speech Bill Watterson gave at Kenyon College, Gambier Ohio, to the 1990 graduating class. SOME THOUGHTS ON THE REAL WORLD BY ONE WHO GLIMPSED IT AND FLED Bill Watterson Kenyon College Commencement May 20, 1990 I have a recurring dream about Kenyon. In it, I'm walking to the post office on the way to my first class at the start of the school year. Suddenly it occurs to me that I don't have my schedule memorized, and I'm not sure which classes I'm taking, or where exactly I'm supposed to be going. Experience is food for the brain. In the middle of my sophomore year at Kenyon, I decided to paint a copy of Michelangelo's "Creation of Adam" from the Sistine Chapel on the ceiling of my dorm room. The picture took me months to do, and in fact, I didn't finish the work until very near the end of the school year. It's surprising how hard we'll work when the work is done just for ourselves. We're not really taught how to recreate constructively. Boy, was I smug. Bill Watterson

Submitting to Lit Mags By Lynne Barrett The Editor’s Job A magazine editor is a person who enjoys bringing new writing to the world in a publication that will be seen, read, appreciated, and talked about. This is the first fact anyone submitting to a magazine should understand. There may be two editors, or five, or a rotating group of a dozen student-editors on a board, but for purposes of this essay, let’s consider one who, if not totally in charge, has a large say in what goes on. The editor wants nothing more than to read something so fresh and powerful and polished there is no question it must be in the journal. Instead the editor, having read 17 things this morning, keeps going, thinking: A run-on sentence in the first line! The editor reads till unable to process any more, goes to get some more coffee, and starts again, resolving not to give in to the temptation to say no as fast as possible in order to shrink the pile on the table, or the long list of files on the computer. The editor is tired and busy.

Gift ideas for science geeks - Album on Imgur Unusual articles This page is for Wikipedians to list articles that seem unusual. These articles are valuable contributions to the encyclopedia, but are a bit odd, whimsical, or something you would not expect to find in Encyclopædia Britannica. We should take special care to meet the highest standards of an encyclopedia with these articles lest they make Wikipedia appear idiosyncratic. If you wish to add articles to this list, the article in question should preferably meet one or more of these criteria: This definition is not precise. Some articles may still be considered unusual even if they do not fit these guidelines. To keep the list of interest to readers, each entry on this list should be an article on its own (not merely a section in a less unusual article) and of decent quality, in large meeting Wikipedia's manual of style. ) indicates a featured article. ) indicates a good article. Places and infrastructure[edit] Good golly, Miss Molly – jus' love your folly! Americas[edit] Africa[edit] Europe[edit]

Litro Lit Mag Net Neutrality About Net Neutrality is a network design principle and digital rights movement which advocates Internet service providers (ISPs) to treat all Internet traffic equally in order to maintain an “open Internet.” The principle is in opposition to a “closed Internet” in which providers restrict access to content, filter content or use “traffic shaping” to degrade access to specific web services. Online History Although the basic concept of net neutrality is often credited with the open access movement and political activist Lawrence Lessig as early as 2001, the term was first coined by Columbia law professor Tim Wu in a 2003 paper titled “Network Neutrality, Broadband Discrimination.” Principles of Network Freedom Dear Chairman Barton and Ranking Member Dingell, I appreciate the inquiries by your staff about my availability to appear before the Committee and to share Google’s views about draft telecommunications legislation and the issues related to “network neutrality.” Save The Internet Privacy

Max Ehrmann's "Desiderata" Max Ehrmann Desiderata Go placidly amid the noise and haste, and remember what peace there may be in silence. As far as possible without surrender be on good terms with all persons. Speak your truth quietly and clearly; and listen to others, even the dull and the ignorant; they too have their story. Avoid loud and aggressive persons, they are vexations to the spirit. Keep interested in your own career, however humble; it is a real possession in the changing fortunes of time. Be yourself. Take kindly the counsel of the years, gracefully surrendering the things of youth. You are a child of the universe, no less than the trees and the stars; you have a right to be here. Therefore be at peace with God, whatever you conceive Him to be, and whatever your labors and aspirations, in the noisy confusion of life keep peace with your soul. With all its sham, drudgery, and broken dreams, it is still a beautiful world. Max Ehrmann, Desiderata, Copyright 1952.

A Look at How Helical Magazines Works. - Album on Imgur A Game of Thrones History Lesson – The Lore and History of A Song of Ice and Fire 10 Psychological Experiments That Went Horribly Wrong - Album on Imgur 6 Ways to Become a Well-Developed & Attractive Man – Navigating Social Relationships So I’ve been writing about very micro topics in the last couple of posts. Things like how to initiate cold-approaches, whether indirect or direct is better, and the specific caveats of approaching women from different cultures. I’ve noticed that a lot of guys get caught up in all this, and things just don’t work out in the long-run. Guys get the number and prevent flakes, but can’t keep her wanting to text back. Most notably, guys experience a slight jump in their abilities to interact with women at social gatherings, but experience little to no improvement in their current social circles. In terms of the people that they already know, they still get treated the same way, they don’t feel any different in their work-place or school. Why? Yes, learning how to cold-approach women is a VERY useful skill. Caution: Trees blocking view of forrest. The question should never have been “How can I get this girl?” It isn’t about techniques or little gambits. 1) Have Control Over Your Emotions. Why?

Unsounded September 23, 2016, at 12:00 AM With these two NSFW pages and a Ch12 preview, that's a wrap for chapter 11! Unsounded's been going since July of 2010. Six years! 11 chapters and 940 colour pages to date. Not a bad run! But I need a little break - not for my own sake but for the comic's. So I have to ask you marvellous readers to be understanding these next few months while I'm working hard for you. But maybe you need more? It's been a heckuva ride and a real honour playing your storyteller. 72 Comments How To Become Superhuman Through Meditation