Commas. Because they have purpose.

Found on Mme Scherzo.

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Write a Mission Statement

From Vala Afshar, via Kurt at Cultural Offering

Just horribly true.

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Fantasy Brain Trust – Pick seven

Michael Wade at execupundit has a great exercise: from his pool of great leaders and thinkers, who would you choose for your fantasy private brain trust?

I’m no nearer picking my seven, but would offer the following as additions to the pool:

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Glow in the dark trees to replace streetlights

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Very cool science.  Dezeen.com features a brief interview with Dutch designer-scientist Daan Roosegarde who plans to replace streetlights with trees.

 

 

 

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Let us have integrity – @execupundit

Michael Wade at Execupundit gives a great quote from John Adams:

“Let us have integrity and not write checks with our tongues which our conduct cannot cash.”

Fantastic words to live by and a great use of rhetoric: “not write checks with our tongues which our conduct cannot cash.”  Absolutely beautiful.

 

 

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Casual sexism (part 2)

Author Derek Landy has a wee rant about the portrayal of Black Widow.

Spot the difference…

Pensive.

 

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Beautiful blend of old and new architecture

Contemporist features the Kooyong House in Melbourne, Australia.  It’s designed by Matt Gibson Architecture and I love the blend of original Victorian and modern architecture, as shown in the doors here…

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