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05 November 2014

    First, notice how closely related politics and the stock market are. Second, make note of how far away you stand from those that control the capital in this equation. Third, do something about that, regardless of your political affiliation. This is a “government of the people, by the people” not of the money by the plebeians.

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  Look, I’m just as happy as everyone else that we’re all finally on the same page about weed, but other shit is happening in the world right now. Since it looks like we're our way to figuring out this whole pot thing, can we agree on a few other items? Why not also unite for other, equally awesome causes? I feel a brainstorming session coming on. I’ll host, who’s bringing the weed?

  Beautiful, tiny and they will cut you. Come to think of it, I know a few chicks that fit this description as well.

 

Shubham Banerjee, founder of Braigo Labs Inc., holds a printer in Palo Alto Image Source: Braigo Labs Inc. via Reuters

  And then some days you look at the youth and think, “we’re gonna be OK.” Thirteen years old, people. Wow.

  Whaaat? Athletes are seriously admitting they’re not superhuman, as previously thought? GTFO. I salute you, athletes. I’m not sure when people started expecting y’all to be machines, but it ain’t right.

  Yes we can, through silver linings, happy accidents and research—a ton of research. Si se puede, y'all.

  • Can we ever live on other planets?-World-Changing Ideas Summit 2014: Jeffrey Hoffman – bbc.com