tardisity: The oldest person alive was born on April 19, 1897, meaning that April 18th, 1897 was approximately the last time the Earth was inhabited by an entirely different set of people and if you don’t think that’s the realist shit ever then you can get right on outta town.
Written on the supermarket 'suggestion board'
customer 1: "Each time I tough the glass of the refrigerated section I get an electric shock. Very annoying."
customer 2: "Glass doesn't conduct electricity, idiot."
EU considers withdrawal of 1 and 2 euro cent coins →
The European Commission has tabled several scenarios for the withdrawal of the 1 and 2 euro cent coins, with the cost of printing these coins greater than their use. “people seem attached to these coins” REALLY? sentiment? we’ve only had them for a little over 10 years. Everyone* can still remember changing their old currency for euros. Most people kept some coins and bills...
okaydoke: if you should be studying and you know it clap your hands
I’m watching a documentary about Afghanistan and a lot of ladies are wearing burkas. There was a bombing. I’m assuming there are no female doctors, and the burka-ladies can’t be seen by another man except their husband, right? How do they do that if they have to go to the hospital? Is there an exception for doctors? does anyone know? This is probably a really naive question...
govinduhh: can’t wait for titanic 4D when they actually flood the movie theater and people start drowning and they turn the air conditioning all the way down so it’s really like you’re a part of the movie
Famous people that look like Lotte part 2:...
johntalkstoyou: ravenzoe: living isn’t easy...
liamdryden: notxam: thedukeoflions: ...
Commercials are interesting. There’s a lot of priming research relevant which is the topic I want to do my PhD on :) I have read lots of research on commercials and why they (should) work, I could make a video on it? (don’t expect it too soon though, I’m busy writing my masterthesis now. (Which, if you like psychology, is also very interesting, I talk about it here))
I’m watching a series on Hulu (with a proxy) and there keep being advertisements for Geico, I’ve seen like 6 different ones. I still have no idea what Geico is.
partybarackisinthehousetonight: my life changed forever when i found out the word “slang” was actually slang for “shortened language” according to wikipedia though: Etymology The origin of the word slang is uncertain. It has a connection with Thieves’ cant, and the earliest attested use (1756) refers to the vocabulary of “low or disreputable” people. Beyond that, however,...
Dutchies: dodenherdenking is starting now....