I’m not going to censor myself to comfort your ignorance — Delta pulls ‘Daily Show’ ads over ‘vagina manger’ skit – CNN Belief Blog - CNN.com Blogs
It’s math: Facebook reaches 44.6 percent of the U.S. population and Twitter 9.1 percent, according to eMarketer. — Twitter, the Startup That Wouldn’t Die - Businessweek
If you don’t know where you’re going, it seems like any road will take you there, — Twitter, the Startup That Wouldn’t Die - Businessweek
The degree of coordination sends a message to the markets that global leaders are going to do whatever they need to do to instill confidence in the markets. —
Here we go again.
‘Let us show the doubters that our international discourse doesn’t depend on governments.’ —
Israeli women strip in support of ‘nude’ Egyptian blogger Aliaa Elmahdy
For the NBA owners and players to shut down their league during the worst economic times in more than 60 years has got to be the dumbest thing they could imagine doing. At a time when so many businesses are fighting for every last dollar, the NBA players and owners are giving back money to their season-ticket holders — their die-hard fans — and saying we don’t want it. Put that money back in your pockets for now, and when we decide to start playing again, think about whether we are worthy of your investment. —
Senseless NBA players, owners will look back on this with regret
This is how self-control “cashes out” in the real world: as an ability to direct the spotlight of attention so that our decisions aren’t determined by the wrong thoughts. — The secret of self-control
Aggression was best assessed in terms of what Mischel called “if-then patterns. —
The secret of self-control
Mischel argues that intelligence is largely at the mercy of self-control: even the smartest kids still need to do their homework. — The secret of self-control : The New Yorker
Today, California’s public schools are a disaster, and the state spend twice as much on prisons as it does on education. —
Zakaria: Fix education, restore social mobility
I have a feeling the two are related.
Pew found that Millenials prefer the President by 26 points, while Silents tilt to Romney by 10 points. —
Pew Survey: Stark Generational Divide Could Define 2012
Interesting article about the tidal change happening in America. Maybe there is hope yet.
(via Washington Post Illustrates Oakland Police Brutality With Cop Petting Kitty)
Best media money can buy.