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A nation is a group of people united by a mistaken view about the past and a hatred of their neighbors. —
Ernest Renan, What is a Nation? (Qu’est-ce qu’une nation?)
Charlie Haden joined the choir invisible Friday. He left an indelible mark on the world, having contributed to the work of so many fellow musicians, themselves legends, as to make him an indisputable giant. He also happened to be a kind and gentle soul, a teacher, and an activist. RIP.
Toilet !? Human Waste and Earth's Future -
A girl wearing a feces-shaped hat prepares to slide down into a five-meter toilet at an exhibition titled “Toilet !? Human Waste and Earth’s Future” at the Miraikan National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation in Tokyo, Japan, on July 3, 2014. The exhibition, which opened at the museum on Wednesday, explores the world of toilets, with the main exhibit centering around a massive toilet into which visitors are allowed to slide, simulating the journey of human waste matter into the sewers. (Reuters/Issei Kato)
where all lines meet by jecate http://flic.kr/p/nZsggC
The 10 Most Important Business Skills in 2020
Based on this report from the Institute for the Future.
Jerktech is the very apt epithet for the class of “disruptive” startups that sell things that don’t belong to them, like parking spots and restaurant reservations, simply raising the prices of them and making access to public resources a factor of your disposable income.
June Full-Time Jobs Plunge By Over Half A Million, Part-Time Jobs Surge By 800K, Most Since 1993
Something tells us that the fact that the BLS just reported June part-time jobs rose by just shy of 800,000 the biggest monthly jump since 1993, will hardly get much airplay today. Because remember: when it comes to jobs, it is only the quantity that matters, never the quality.
Full Story: ZeroHedge
Part time vs full time jobs
The curse of smart people
Wreck of the Edro III, Sea Caves, Paphos by Polis Poliviou http://flic.kr/p/oaU1qv
Solitude in Red (by Ting Hay)
An Iranian dissident returns home | Al Jazeera America