calvinanddune:

In the olden times… each wind had its name. A six-klick wind was called a Pastaza, a twenty-klick wind was Cueshma, and a hundred-klick wind was Heinali — Heinali, the man-pusher. Then there was the wind of the demon in the open desert: Hulasikali Wala, the wind that eats flesh.

calvinanddune:

In the olden times… each wind had its name. A six-klick wind was called a Pastaza, a twenty-klick wind was Cueshma, and a hundred-klick wind was Heinali — Heinali, the man-pusher. Then there was the wind of the demon in the open desert: Hulasikali Wala, the wind that eats flesh.

A Map of Income Disparity and Population Density

hat-note:

It’s been a little quiet on the Hatnote blog since the launch of RCMap, but today’s post puts an end to that. After a recent NPR/TED broadcast on the nature of collaboration gave a voice to real-time editing, we couldn’t help but try it out, too.

So, without further ado, Listen to…

The Little Town of Bethlehem is scarred by apartheid walls, barbed wire, and arrest and detention without charge or trial.

"Iterate the ghost over and over until it performs the behaviors it is expected to by other ghosts."

— Ghosts (via doubleghostblog)

"Truth is an incredible gift, but it comes in wrapping paper. The wrapping paper is fear.
If we’re willing to open up the wrapping paper, what will we find inside?"

— Adam Lobel (via opiraticentranced)

(via zijipgh)

lessig:

Boston Wiki Meetup

(Some will say this is not the time. I disagree. This is the time when every mixed emotion needs to find voice.)

Since his arrest in January, 2011, I have known more about the events that began this spiral than I have wanted to know. Aaron consulted me as a friend and lawyer. He…

As a former WoW addict, I can relate to this.