ok i need to go to work
but, damn kimbra can SING live
this performance is better than the album version. the weird little inflection she adds in the chorus just takes it to a new level
Nothing is more perfect than this right now. Nothing.
Ernest Hemingway (via wethinkwedream)
Who among us hasn’t — just once in our lives — put a couple of things in a test tube, a bottle, or our mouths and wondered what might happen?
Occasionally, this might have difficult consequences. But rarely does someone try to arrest us for it.
16-year-old Kiera Wilmot wasn’t so lucky.
Short Version: A 16-year-old high school student creates an “explosion” that doesn’t even generate the force of a firecracker, and gets expelled for discharging a weapon on school grounds. She’s now also facing possible felony charges for what her own principal considers to be a simple science experiment gone wrong. Anybody think the school district is out of line?
“Despite the fact that Wilmot reportedly told police this was nothing more than the experimentation of a curious mind, she was taken to a juvenile detention center and may now be labeled a felon.”
Wow. Punished for a science experiment… have we time-traveled to the Middle Ages?
Join us on May 1st!
- Free Public Education
- Affordable Healthcare
- Fairwages reasonable workload and job security
- Just immigration policy
- Self Governance
12-2:30 Picnic, Grade in, and Teach In On Science Hill (In front of the S&E Library)
2:30 Rally (In front of the S&E Library)
5:30 – 6:30 Sign-waving/human bill-boarding for immigration reform, (Santa Cruz Clock tower)
6 – 10 UAW 2865 Pub Night, (Santa Cruz Mountain Brewery)
If you can..
A few examples of Buzzfeed’s “13 Creepiest Things A Child Has Ever Said to a Parent.” Click HERE for the rest… if you dare!
Window Socket - Kyuho Song & Boa Oh
So this is an absolutley brilliant idea! Just attach the plug on to a window and it will harness solar energy. A small converter will convert it into electricity which can be freely used as a plug when you are in the car, on a plane or outside.
Love this design and I really think it has a great potential.
On Saturday, Iceland held national parliamentary elections and the newly-formed Pirate Party of Iceland won 5.1 percent of the vote. This earned the party three seats in parliament, making the new Píratar the most successful Pirate Party in any national legislative body around the globe.
Iceland’s unicameral parliament, known in Icelandic as the Alþing (“All-thing”), has just 63 members to represent the country’s 320,000 people.
Iceland has a really interesting recent political history, including complete financial upheaval, unsuccessful efforts at a crowdsourced constitution, and Reykjavik’s mayor, Jon Gnarr, a comedian running on a comedy platform who has managed to stay in power longer than seven of his predecessors. Gnarr actually ran for parliament as part of the upstart Bright Future party, and the party that actually did pretty well in yesterday’s elections, winning six seats. However, the center-right Independence Party, which was behind the financial implosion, won the election Saturday, gaining 26.7 percent of the vote. But the Pirate Party’s appearance on the national stage couldn’t have come at a better time—The Pirate Bay, perhaps the purest representation of the party’s ideals, just moved to Iceland.
But maybe you don’t care about all that and just want to see pretty pictures.
One of the most curious buildings in Japan is the Gate Tower Building in Osaka, Japan. This building is the result of an unusual compromise between the land owner and the Japanese government. The 5th, 6th and 7th floors of this 16-story office building is occupied by an express highway - passing right through the building. On the building’s floor information board on the ground floor, the tenants for the three floors are listed as the Hanshin Expressway.
The tunnel does not make contact with the building. Highway passes through as a bridge-tunnel, held up by supports next to the building. The highway is surrounded by a structure to protect the building from noise and vibration. [Source]