Too much. It’s just too much.
This can’t be shared enough.
President Eisenhower warns Americans of the dangers of the “military-industrial complex” in his farewell address - January 17, 1961.
Disarmament, with mutual honor and confidence, is a continuing imperative. Together we must learn how to compose differences, not with arms, but with intellect and decent purpose. Because this need is so sharp and apparent I confess that I lay down my official responsibilities in this field with a definite sense of disappointment. As one who has witnessed the horror and the lingering sadness of war – as one who knows that another war could utterly destroy this civilization which has been so slowly and painfully built over thousands of years – I wish I could say tonight that a lasting peace is in sight.
Brasilia Under Construction
Designed by Oscar Niemeyer and built in the late 50s Brasilia is one of the most important architectural projects of the 20th century. These photographs by Marcel Gautherot capture some of Brasilia’s most iconic buildings under construction.
I can vouch for this.
I guess that falls under “Decor”
Because running is hard and sometimes you need a rest.
Needs more slime in the ice machine.
A Marvin Zindler tattoo. No, seriously.
Gif of the month
Endeavour over Houston. (19 Sept. 2012)
Backdropped by the San Jacinto Monument and surrounding area, the space shuttle Endeavour is ferried by NASA’s Shuttle Carrier Aircraft (SCA) on Sept. 19, 2012 en route to Ellington Field, near the Johnson Space Center, where it is to make a scheduled stop over. Endeavour and the modified 747 jetliner are on the first leg of a trip to the Los Angeles area where the shuttle will be placed on public display at the California Science Center. This is the final ferry flight scheduled in the Space Shuttle Program era. Photo credit: NASA (animgif: scanzen)
Jimi Hendrix on guitar with Billy Cox on Bass. They both met as paratroopers in the 101st Airborne Division at Fort Cambell, KY. (via some awesome person’s Facebook)
Wow, that is a unique corgi.
Domino has the marshmallow legs. 10 wks old.
As a firefighter I am upset that our secret is out.