To conclude, many Americans believe that marriage is the union of a man and a...– A three-judge panel of the 1st Circuit Cout of Appeals in Boston has ruled that the federal Defense of Marriage Act, which denies many federal benefits to same-sex couples, unconstitutional Thursday morning – affirming a district court ruling that also found the measure unconsitutional. (via...
If you read one book a week, starting at the age of 5, and live to be 80, you...– Lewis Buzbee, The Yellow-Lighted Bookshop (via vistasoftheworld)
I’ve been saying it for a long time, I will not hire an assistant coach until...– Vanderbuilt football coach James Franklin explains his — wait, what? (via washingtonpoststyle)
INSURANCE FIRM IS SET UP FOR LAND TRUSTS, WHICH... →
climateadaptation: The $4 million estate on the Connecticut River in Lyme had everything: a six-bedroom home, a pool and a dock, all surrounded by 17 acres of native meadows, brush and woodlands. It also had a decades-old conservation restriction, held by the local land trust, requiring the property to remain largely in its “natural wilderness” state. But after buying the land in 2007, Brian...
Most importantly, if you can at all avoid it, don’t be normal. Strive, burn and...– I Wrote This For You: The Defiance Of The Different (via kari-shma)
I’d have to wear pasties to greenlight any of these movies…They’re always...– Scarlett Johansson on the ridiculous, sexist portrayals of superheroins. (via think-progress)
Science is far from a perfect instrument of knowledge. It’s just the best...– Carl Sagan
You cannot enslave a mind that knows itself. That values itself. That...– Wangari Maathai (via africansunset)