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Cool Dude 1

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When I came across this picture, my mind was blown; how much awesomeness can one man posses? Larger than life he has inspired a new category on this blog. Arctic explorer, author, journalist, anthropologist, Peter Freuchen (1886 – 1957) is the real deal and some of his adventures simply sound fantastical: When caught under several feet of snow he dug himself out by crafting a chisel from his own poo (a native technique). He married […]

Quote for Today

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“I can never read all the books I want; I can never be all the people I want and live all the lives I want. I can never train myself in all the skills I want. And why do I want? I want to live and feel all the shades, tones and variations of mental and physical experience possible in my life. And I am horribly limited. –  Sylvia Plath, The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia […]

Dynamite

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This song is simply dynamite, so if you have 7 minutes to spare and want to feel sexy, listen to this track and let Tina’s amazing voice send shivers up your spine. Enjoy! Ike & Tina Turner – I’ve Been Loving You Too Long (Live)

Bleeding Silently

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Do you remember when we met? You sat on a bench by the waterside looking out into the distance, so poised and dreamy I could not help but notice you. So I stopped and asked for a light. The lamest opening line, I know, but my mind just went blank. This was the first indication things were about to change, but I was unaware of it at the time. You had a book of matches, […]

Abandoning Little People on the Streets

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The Little People Project just makes me smile. Tiny figurines pop up around the globe in familiar urban scenes as London based artist Slinkachu creates his miniature worlds from painted model train set characters. You really have to keep your eyes open in order to notice these Lilliputian installations. Fortunately for the farsighted among us Slinkachu takes great photographs of his work, allowing us to see his wonderful creations. slinkachu.com