I have always tried to put my kids first, and then…put myself a really close...– Michelle Obama (via apsies) (via annainhawaii) (via fishy) (via quote-book)
ubervu: Guest post by Octav Druta. Octav is the Co-Founder of Trigwee, a community that connects you with people that can help you achieve your own dreams. He blogs at http://www.octavdruta.com and can be reached using @octavdruta. Our brains are trained evolutionarily to spread negative information fast. It perfectly makes sense, we have to survive, so we need to know what’s wrong in order to...
Continentals are always disconcerted by the English attitude to work. They...– Philippe Daudy
One must appear self-conscious, ill-at-ease, stiff, awkward and, above all,...– Kate Fox - Watching the English
The capricious and erratic nature of our weather ensures that there is always...– Kate Fox - Watching the English
Individual guidelines would be great, but it’s almost impossible to give...– Drinking Habits
Dr Rachel Seabrook, research manager at the Institute of Alcohol Studies says...– Drinking Habits
So let’s take the so-called “average” 3.5% inflation rate over...– Nathan’s Economic Edge
We know many things, and will learn more; what we will never know for certain is...– Donald Davidson: ‘The Structure and Content of Truth’ (Dewey Lectures) (via fuckyeahphilosophy)
Then the remaining variable for immersion metrics to assess is TIME spent (at...– Punk Planning: She comes in colours everywhere - (Social media metrics)
Yarynich is talking about Russia’s doomsday machine. That’s right,...– Inside the Apocalyptic Soviet Doomsday Machine
Kagan often talks about the three ways to identify an emotion: the physiological...– Understanding the Anxious Mind - NYTimes.com
They have also demonstrated that some of us are born anxious — or, more...– Understanding the Anxious Mind - NYTimes.com
The tenuousness of modern life can make anyone feel overwrought. And in societal...– Understanding the Anxious Mind - NYTimes.com
Why the 'scrapbook'
Jon Steel used to say that “experience, not information, is the source of true wisdom”. Urged us to go out there and live a little. Not be stuck at our computers. Get beyond the data. Go and see what your consumers are up to. Keep a scrapbook of things which may come in handy one day. Read more about life and less about marketing. But the scrapbooks are not books in themselves - boxes...
82. The most expensive restaurant is NEVER the...
226. Never ask about another person's grades or...
243.There is no need to tell anyone you are...
It’s called an Irish Goodbye. And it comes in handy.
308. Invest in great luggage. You never know where...
355. Never request a joke or impression. They're...
377. Cellphones have amplifiers. There's no need...
375. Don't pose with booze.
383. Framing a poster does not make it valuable.
Have I mentioned how much I like...
Never trust #3
Traffic. Ever! Same goes for toll roads, motorways, anything at peak commuting hours or towns at the start of school and university terms.