Wednesday, October 1, 2014

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Monday, September 29, 2014
If you had started doing anything two weeks ago, by today you would have been two weeks better at it. John Mayer (via forever-and-alwayss)

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Tuesday, September 23, 2014

no1canstopus:

Am I the only one who measures time using songs? “Oh it only took me 4 songs to get here! that’s not too long!

'I got here before the end of the third movement of Beethoven's Eroica. That took less time than I expected.'

Saturday, September 20, 2014
bravenewman:


A Russian beard token from 1705, carried to indicate that the owner had paid the beard tax imposed by Peter the Great.
HAPPY WORLD BEARD DAY

bravenewman:

A Russian beard token from 1705, carried to indicate that the owner had paid the beard tax imposed by Peter the Great.

HAPPY WORLD BEARD DAY

Friday, September 19, 2014

The Weird and Wonderful World of LSE Alumni

lsesu:

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It’s no secret that LSE has a tendency of producing extremely successful alumni. From 32 international Heads of State to 16 Nobel Prize winners, us current students have quite big shoes to fill.

But, what if our dreams pull us in a totally different direction than our degree? There is definitely something to celebrate about those individuals brave enough to go down the more bizarre and quirky path. Here is a quick look at some unusual yet awesome stories from alums coming out of our renowned institution…

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Thursday, September 18, 2014
oupacademic:

Very Short Fact: Knowledge: A Very Short Introduction is publishing this month and is number 400 in the VSI series. Do you know the difference between a fact and an item of knowledge?

It’s tempting to identify knowledge with facts, but not every fact is an item of knowledge. Imagine shaking a sealed cardboard box containing a single coin. As you put the box down, the coin inside the box has landed either heads or tails: let’s say that’s a fact. But as long as no one looks into the box, this fact remains unknown; it is not yet within the realm of knowledge.

[p. 2, 3, Knowledge: A Very Short Introduction, by Jennifer Nagel]
Like the Very Short Introductions on Facebook for more from the series.
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oupacademic:

Very Short FactKnowledge: A Very Short Introduction is publishing this month and is number 400 in the VSI series. Do you know the difference between a fact and an item of knowledge?

It’s tempting to identify knowledge with facts, but not every fact is an item of knowledge. Imagine shaking a sealed cardboard box containing a single coin. As you put the box down, the coin inside the box has landed either heads or tails: let’s say that’s a fact. But as long as no one looks into the box, this fact remains unknown; it is not yet within the realm of knowledge.

[p. 2, 3, Knowledge: A Very Short Introduction, by Jennifer Nagel]

Like the Very Short Introductions on Facebook for more from the series.

Gif vis giphy.com

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

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naotmaa:

a-window-to-the-east:

Last night I ate at a French restaurant. I had a nasty piece of bread which made my stomach ache. The pain was unbearable.

That took me longer than expected 🙈

Finally someone got the joke :P

Clearly no-one gets my jokes.

Last night I ate at a French restaurant. I had a nasty piece of bread which made my stomach ache. The pain was unbearable.