Aug 05

“Where is former Biggest Movie Star in the World Burt Reynolds? Back home in South Florida … teaching acting class.” — Professor Burt «

Aug 02

Let's Build A Traditional City (And Make A Profit) -

Some interesting ideas, even if some people would argue that living with the ‘human scale’ examples isn’t necessarily ideal.

Jul 31

“The negotiations—secret until now—are expected to result in an arrangement where studios promise to buy a set quantity of film for the next several years, even though most movies and television shows these days are shot on digital video.” — Kodak Movie Film, at Death’s Door, Gets a Reprieve

Jul 21

Jewish And Arab People Are Posing Together In Inspiring Photos Saying "We Refuse To Be Enemies"

“These two men are laying down their lives in mankind’s most noble goal: the search for truth and understanding.” — Letters of Note: IN EVENT OF MOON DISASTER

Jul 13

“Call them Trojan horse foods: nutritiously pleasing ingredients (oats, yogurts) that conceal a whole host of junk. We struggle to think of them as unhealthy, because they seem so pure, so wholesome, so stocked with goodness. We want them to be healthy because we have certain dietary cravings, and these foods taste so, so good. And they taste so, so good, of course, because they’re filled with the dietary equivalents of marauding Greeks. Namely, sugar, sugar, and more sugar.” — Your Health Food’s Hidden Sugar Bomb

53 Fascinating Facts About "Indiana Jones" You Probably Never Knew

“Explaining why she came [to the house of the family of slain Palestinian teenager Mohammed Abu Khdeir], teacher Nena Leibel tells Ari, “I personally think that any time one person does something good for another person, this world gets a little better.”” — What Happens When Israeli Mourners Visit A Palestinian Family

Jul 08

“The families of murdered Israeli teen Naftali Fraenkel and murdered Palestinian teen Mohammed Abu Khdeir are drawing comfort from an unexpected source: each other.” — Families of Slain Israeli and Palestinian Teens Turn to Each Other for Comfort

Jun 21

“I’ve learned that self-interest is the most powerful force in the world. People in unethical, predatory, and nonsense jobs will do mental gymnastics to convince themselves they’re doing the right thing. Those who criticize the behavior of “greedy Wall Street bankers” underestimate their tendency to do the same thing if offered an eight-figure salary.” —

I’m Just Now Realizing How Stupid We Are

Some interesting thoughts from Morgan Housel over at The Motley Fool.