quote of the moment
"If it's secret, it's not justice."
-- David Davis
a return to greatness
"It is a universally acknowledged truth that a single man in possession of a Tinder account must be a creep."
-- anonymous staff writer on rolling stone
"there is no pleasure that I actually haven't made myself sick on."
-- Philip Seymour Hoffman
"Children grow into resilient adults by living through disappointment."
-- Susan Stiffelman
"Woman Crashes Car Into The Back of a Van Full of Seafood While Using Vibrator"
"The brevity of our lives breeds a kind of temporal parochialism—an ignorance of or an indifference to those planetary gears which turn more slowly than our own."
-- Kathryn Schulz
"It's a legitimate desert."
-- yelp reviewer "jessica M," describing the nuances of las Vegas geography
"The race of a perpetrator of a crime is not a reason or an excuse to fear an entire race of people."
-- Olu Stevens
"Each generation struggles to escape the shadow of the one before it."
-- Alex Blimes
"Judgment is a terrible evangelism strategy."
"What's the logic behind judging people who don't follow Jesus for behaving like people who don't follow Jesus?"
"Non-Christians usually act more consistently with their value system than you do.
"It's difficult for a non-Christian to be a hypocrite because they tend to live out what they believe.
"Chances are they are better at living out their values than you or I are. Jesus never blamed pagans for acting like pagans."
"In the middle ages, they burnt witches right outside this spot, but things are more relaxed here now."
-- anders fjellberg, on lista, norway
A pound of clover honey represents the nectar from 8.7 million flowers.
-- NY magazine