As Morehouse Men, many of you know what it’s like to be an outsider; know what...– Remarks by the President at Morehouse College Commencement Ceremony | The White House
Julia Bascom writes, “When you’re disabled, you see death everywhere, and...– Autism in the Media: Stop with the Awful Stories! | BlogHer
To Be Continued Brass Band (Armstrong Park, 3pm-8pm) This Thursday’s Jazz in the...– Today in New Orleans 5.9.13 | NOLA DEFENDER
Jazz in the Park 2013 Lineup | NOLA DEFENDER →
Thao’s Grandma Makes A Statement | Snap Judgment →
When indie rockstar Thao Nguyen isn’t rocking the stage around the globe, she’s listening to public radio. So of course we had to bring her in to tell a tale about her sweet, lovely grandma—who you definitely don’t want to mess with. Thao composed all the instrumentals in this segment specifically for this story. The other two songs are from her album, We Brave Bee Stings and All. She is...
AUSTIN KLEON: Need a better word? Skip the... →
austinkleon: There’s another (paywalled) John McPhee piece in this week’s New Yorker on his writing process. After he reads his second draft aloud and makes some adjustments, he starts drawing boxes around words that he thinks can be improved: You draw a box not only around any word that does…
The neuroscientific wonder of the mind at rest →
Neuroscientists are trying to work out why the brain does so much when it seems to be doing nothing at all.
AFTER BATTLING WITH MATLAB FOR HOURS
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Celebrate Earth Day in New Orleans on Sunday, April 21, 2013 from 9:00am-7:30pm at Bayou St. John!
No one is sure what particular star might have exploded at this time– Supernova left its mark in ancient bacteria (via outofcontextscience)
I will never want for what is easy. Satisfied with the things that arrive without struggle. Push and then Pull, Push and THEN pull, PUSH and then pull. the work that i have chosen has no end, no beginning - but endures. comfort comes when the years fall by the wayside future tenses rife with new labor pains this journey is long, the dreams are deferred, and the solitude unending. But you teach on,...
Those of us who stand outside the circle of this society’s definition of...– Moving Toward the Ugly: A Politic Beyond Desirability | Leaving Evidence
To tell the truth is to become beautiful, to begin to love yourself, value...– Moving Toward the Ugly: A Politic Beyond Desirability | Leaving Evidence
At its core, this song is about people collecting their energy and taking care of one another, and all the joy and celebration inherent in such an act. Visually, we wanted to capture this joy and lighter moments of our every day human interactions while touring and sharing this new record. (via First Watch: Thao And The Get Down Stay Down, ‘We The Common’ : All Songs...
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where would one find a tattoo parlor in NOLA that uses vegan ink?
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