guardian:

What does this look like? 
Would you believe it’s a drill bit designed for fracking and the bring pink color is for breast cancer?
Full story: How breast cancer research benefits from fracking and other abominations
Photo: Baker Hughes

guardian:

What does this look like?

Would you believe it’s a drill bit designed for fracking and the bring pink color is for breast cancer?

Full story: How breast cancer research benefits from fracking and other abominations

Photo: Baker Hughes

(Source: theguardian.com)

planetmoney:

How Texts Change After Marriage

For her 6 year anniversary, Alice Zhao decided to analyze the text messages from her relationship with her husband. Turns out there are some remarkable differences between how she texted her partner before marriage and after marriage.

I normally hate word…

"It’s not like astronauts are braver than other people; we’re just meticulously prepared. We dissect what it is that’s going to scare us, and what it is that is a threat to us and then we practice over and over again so that the natural irrational fear is neutralized."

Astronaut Chris Hadfield

Astronaut Chris Hadfield Brings Lessons From Space Down To Earth

(via nprfreshair)

(via npr)

"Your journey has molded you for the greater good. It was exactly what it needed to be. Don`t think you’ve lost time. It took each and every situation you have encountered to bring you to the now. And now is right on time."

How to redefine failure (via forbes)

(Source: cagle.com, via cartoonpolitics)

(Source: cagle.com, via cartoonpolitics)

ted:

This is Thomas Heatherwick’s beautiful folding bridge in action. When no longer in use, it’s designed to roll up and look as if its opposite ends are kissing.
Heatherwick builds inventive, bio-inspired structures that reimagine the ordinary—like buses, power plants, and bridges. Watch his talk to learn about his stunning Seed Cathedral »

ted:

This is Thomas Heatherwick’s beautiful folding bridge in action. When no longer in use, it’s designed to roll up and look as if its opposite ends are kissing.

Heatherwick builds inventive, bio-inspired structures that reimagine the ordinary—like buses, power plants, and bridges. Watch his talk to learn about his stunning Seed Cathedral »