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Pessimism: Helping Me Look on the Bright Side Since 1966

I don’t like to say I’m a pessimist. That sounds so, I dunno, pessimistic. Now, I know for a FACT I’m not an optimist. Never have been. And even if I was an optimist, I’m sure I’d fail miserably at it. Since pessimism has such a negative co...
by Writing - It's My Thing on May 12, 2016

Five more conservative media sites have misrepresented OISM’s Global Warming Petition Project

The Independent Journal Review, The Blaze, the Wall Street Journal, Breitbart.com, and the New York Post have collectively misrepresented the Global Warming Petition Project eight times since 2008. Continue reading →...
by Scholars & Rogues on Feb 23, 2016

Realist Font Family by Martin Wenzel

The Realist font family, a straightforward sans serif typeface designed by Martin Wenzel. Martin Wenzel is a German type designer who lives and works in Berlin. In 2015, he has created the Realist font family. Martin Wenzel’s goal was to develo...
by WE AND THE COLOR on Dec 2, 2015

Tom Harris’ commentaries intended to impede, not advance, public understanding of climate science

Harris' stated goals in his commentaries are diametrically opposed to the language and arguments he uses in support of those goals. Either he's incompetent at public relations, or he's not actually interested in moving forward the public debate on i...
by Scholars & Rogues on Feb 20, 2015

You don’t give Mrs. O’Leary a forum to bad-mouth the firefighters, or let Capt. Hazelwood criticize how they clean up the oil spill

So extreme that they even scare Al Qaeda?  OK, you’ve got my attention. What the hell is The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, and how is it able to take over major Iraqi cities apart from the luck of … Continue reading →...
by Hey, it's Pat Ryan's blog! on Jun 18, 2014

You don’t ask Mrs. O’Leary how to put out the fire, or Capt. Hazelwood for tips on steering around the iceberg

So extreme that they even scare Al Qaeda?  OK, you’ve got my attention. What the hell is The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, and how is it able to take over major Iraqi cities apart from the luck of … Continue reading →...
by Hey, it's Pat Ryan's blog! on Jun 18, 2014

Sherwin Williams, What’s Up With All the Boring Paint Color Names?

Paint color names are sometimes easy to poke fun at, but for the most part they are provoking and appealing. Who wouldn’t want to slather their walls with French Roast or Rainwashed?   source   The more I learn about color, the more I interna...
by The Decorologist on Oct 10, 2013

devils and realist - a shadow's love song

TITLE / titulo: canción de amor de una sombra Lyrics / letras [ hotaru ] Composition / composición [ eba ] Release Date / fecha de lanzamiento [ 2013.07.24 ] Single / sencillo [ Believe My Dice... [[Visit the site to read the lyrics.|| Visit...
by mellifluous words on Jul 24, 2013

These Aren’t Photos: 28 Examples of Hyper Realistic Art

It's the dissonance between looking at something that must be a photograph, and realizing it was actually created by hand that makes Hyper Realistic art jaw-dropping.
by WebUrbanist on Jan 25, 2013

Words Matter: a “denier” is someone who denies, nothing more or less

The term "denier" simply means "one who rejects the existence, truth, or validity of something" - there is no inherent moral value attached to the word. As such, labeling someone a denier does not automatically invoke the moral repugnance of Holocau...
by Scholars & Rogues on Jan 16, 2013

Capital Cities of Europe to See Before You Die

Europe is and has always been the most attractive continent for those who experience wanderlust as a result vacation travel deals to Europe are always easy to find. Every European country is worth a visit as it has a lot to offer but if that is not p...
by Best Travel Deals on Nov 20, 2012

The element of choice

I came across this image a few days ago and it got it me thinking about the choices we all make in life and how optimistic I have been about my own choices so far.So as the wheels turn, I am wondering about the philosophy of mind. I have alright...
by Life inside the Locket on Sep 1, 2012

Counting Down The Bleak Ending

In twenty four short days (Because in winter daylight hardly lasts) I will be waving goodbye to my teen years. A theatrical goodbye of course, like how I waved goodbye to my braces when it was time to have it removed. It doesn't really capture any mo...
by TheOtherWorldGirl :) on Aug 1, 2012

Nothing Out of The Ordinary

Hello! Good day! Bonjour! Peace!Second day of the third term and I've already managed to make an excellent imitation of an insipid fool with sloth-like reflexes and zero grace! Today was a lot better than the first though, considering I didn't violat...
by TheOtherWorldGirl :) on Jul 17, 2012

Progressing From The Confinement of a House to The Confinement of an Elevator!

Two weeks have officially ended. The light at the end of the tunnel was indeed the sun pouring in it's golden rays generously, rather than the glaring front lights of an on-coming train. In plane old English? I'm no longer a prisoner confined to thes...
by TheOtherWorldGirl :) on Jun 21, 2012

Now The Life of A Prisoner: Revealed!

Week one is nearly down. I didn't think that two weeks in bed would be, at the very least, nothing short of EXCRUCIATING! By the third day, under the covers, I'd memorised every crack, crevice and peeling paint mark on the ceiling. The four walls tha...
by TheOtherWorldGirl :) on Jun 10, 2012

The Mundane Chronicles Of a Lesser Realist: 1

Shards of glass, cemented into the walls of the building, reflected the sunlight in a broken dance that caught my sight and distracted me from my thoughts only briefly. Nu was quite in awe of it and wondered out loud at  the "shiny" walls. It wa...
by TheOtherWorldGirl :) on Jun 4, 2012

Lazy Princess Day And Tomorrow's Monday

Sunday, June 3rd 2012Sundays always seem to compete with the previous one, staying true to it's typical nature and never disproving the expected. But always managing to be lazier and more dangerous than the last. I say dangerous because it only makes...
by TheOtherWorldGirl :) on Jun 3, 2012

Hello Old Friend :)

Like an old friend, the ancient, yellow building greeted me warmly as I stepped through it's wide open doors. The musty smell of dusty bookshelves and battered books engulfed and embraced me instantly. I felt dizzy with excitement and anticipation. I...
by TheOtherWorldGirl :) on Jun 1, 2012

Last At the Library

November 1st Tuesday 2011We were let out early today. I woke up this morning wishing I didn't have school today on account of my head felt as though it was being hammered at from the inside. What I got was a day cut short. I should be beyon...
by TheOtherWorldGirl :) on May 31, 2012


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