Official Portal 2 Vol. 1 soundtrack and ringtones released for free!
It has been nine months since our simple idea with big ambitions made its first public appearance and we are pleased to announce that ifttt is now open for all!
We began with the theory that as our digital tools became more domain specific and easier to use, there would be vast amounts of…
Boekhandel Selexyz Dominicanen in Maastricht, The Netherlands. The Boekhandel Selexyz Dominicanen is a bookshop which was once a Dominican church. Years ago, the church was still a place for people to park bicycles in Maastricht, Netherlands. Architectural firm Merkx+Girod designed the church by altering the interiors a little by adding modern elements and keeping the original architectural style. Successfully opened on Christmas day of the year 2006, Selexyz offers a wide range of popular books and books for professionals. (photo by Ana Compadre)
“You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.” — Dr. Seuss
On September 17, we held our inaugural TEDxKids@BC event. It has been an overwhelming experience and words can’t describe how we all felt at the end of the day! We…
“Scuttlebutt Sam” Says - “Nobody likes to see good food go to waste!”ca. 1942 - ca. 1943
Item from Record Group 179: Records of the War Production Board, 1918 - 1947
Two things jump out at me in this picture:
1. Holy shit those shoes are huge.
2. I don’t look nervous or uncomfortable; I look genuinely happy. That, combined with my haircut, makes me think that this must have been taken when I was 14, perhaps in the Spring just before I turned 15. This is probably right when Star Trek was starting.
When I look at these cheesy teen magazine pictures of myself— wait. That sounds creepy and weird and awful. Let me try again. When I gaze lovingly at these old pictures, I remember how sad and unhappy and uncomfortable I was for most of my teens, and how much I hated all the posing for pictures and attention from magazines. I was shy, I was uncomfortable in my own skin, I was nerdy and anxious and weak and weird, and being put under the Teen Media spotlight just made me want to crawl into a hole and die.
But this picture reminds me that it wasn’t always overwhelming and weird, and I’m glad to be reminded of that, because it’s way too easy to focus on the awkward and uncomfortable times I really wanted to be alone playing Blades of Steel on my NES, but I was at some teen cheese thing, trying to fit in.