18 4 / 2014

15 4 / 2014

thegoodthebadandthepatriots:

We’re all on the same team.

13 4 / 2014

Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey.

(Source: africasinfrica)

04 4 / 2014

"Blame is not for failure, but for failing to help or asking for help."

Jørgen Vig Knudstorp

26 3 / 2014

newsweek:

Think managing your finances has to be complicated? Wonkblog contributor (and UC Chicago social scientist) Harold Pollack doesn’t. 

After a talk with personal finance expert Helaine Olen, Pollack managed to write down pretty much everything you need to know on a 4x6 index card. And it would probably fit on a 3x5 index card if you really crammed (that last point, for instance, is probably not strictly necessary for managing your money). 

He explains:
The card came out of an RBC chat I had with Helaine Olen regarding what I view as the financial industry’s basic dilemma: The best investment advice fits on an index card. A commenter, Alex M, asked for the actual index card. Although I was originally speaking in metaphor, I grabbed a pen and one of my daughter’s note cards, scribbled this out in maybe three minutes, snapped a picture with my iPhone, and the rest was history. 

Pollack’s right. Follow these principles and you’ll be in much, much, much better shape than most Americans — or most anyone. And all it will cost you is $2.20 for a pack of index cards — and you’ll have 99 of them left over.

It’s really hard to be poor (see Pollack’s amazing interview on how being poor changes the way people think for more on that). But the lesson here is that once you have an income that you can live off of and save a little bit besides, managing your finances shouldn’t be all that hard. 

The people making it complicated are often trying to make money off of you. This 4×6 index card has all the financial advice you’ll ever need

newsweek:

Think managing your finances has to be complicated? Wonkblog contributor (and UC Chicago social scientist) Harold Pollack doesn’t.

After a talk with personal finance expert Helaine Olen, Pollack managed to write down pretty much everything you need to know on a 4x6 index card. And it would probably fit on a 3x5 index card if you really crammed (that last point, for instance, is probably not strictly necessary for managing your money).

He explains:
The card came out of an RBC chat I had with Helaine Olen regarding what I view as the financial industry’s basic dilemma: The best investment advice fits on an index card. A commenter, Alex M, asked for the actual index card. Although I was originally speaking in metaphor, I grabbed a pen and one of my daughter’s note cards, scribbled this out in maybe three minutes, snapped a picture with my iPhone, and the rest was history.

Pollack’s right. Follow these principles and you’ll be in much, much, much better shape than most Americans — or most anyone. And all it will cost you is $2.20 for a pack of index cards — and you’ll have 99 of them left over.

It’s really hard to be poor (see Pollack’s amazing interview on how being poor changes the way people think for more on that). But the lesson here is that once you have an income that you can live off of and save a little bit besides, managing your finances shouldn’t be all that hard.

The people making it complicated are often trying to make money off of you. This 4×6 index card has all the financial advice you’ll ever need

20 3 / 2014

Paul Newman in Venice, 1963

(Source: cyberqueer)

13 3 / 2014

holymaurymotherofgod:

not to touch the earth…

Where has this tumblr been all my life?

holymaurymotherofgod:

not to touch the earth…

Where has this tumblr been all my life?

12 3 / 2014

"One day I will find the right words, and they will be simple."

Jack Kerouac (b. 3/12/1922), The Dharma Bums  (via randomhouse)

12 3 / 2014

female-fashion-prodigy:

ZUHAIR MURAD SPRING 2014 RTW 

Zuhair Murad’s RTW collection is inspired by the work of Victor Vasarely, an artist widely acknowledged as the founder of the ‘Op Art Movement’ - a form of art that makes use of optical illusions. 

Murad incorporated Vasarely’s technique into his collection by applying abstract patterns and mosaic printing - our eyes gaze over the unique shapes that are moulded onto each sculptured frame. Murad joins two forms of artistic expression together - modernist art and high fashion. This collection allows us to immerse ourselves into Murad’s spectacular vision.

His collection shows a plethora of carefully constructed pieces in his breathtaking RTW line. Murad adheres to his trademark style by merging together sharp features such as sexy cut-outs to expose flesh, lace embedded fabric, heavy embellished work, detailed bodices and bold colour variations. 

Each artistic piece the designer has crafted demands attention with its raw sex appeal. Murad is a true fashion icon who has delved into other artistic interpretations to declare his fervent expression for fashion.

11 3 / 2014

I love this quote. You don’t have to like her to agree with this statement.

I love this quote. You don’t have to like her to agree with this statement.

(Source: thefeministme)