“Keep Calm and Carry On” ~ Story behind the words & poster

The video is only about 3 minutes long, and you'll learn a bit about where the now iconic phrase and poster came from, and where it was rediscovered. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FrHkKXFRbCI The Story of Keep Calm and Carry On - YouTube.

“View from my hotel room in Switzerland” ~ I want!!!

View from my hotel room in Switzerland - Imgur.

Melinda Gates challenges Vatican by vowing to improve access to contraception

I totally agree with and applaud Melinda Gates' statements about the Catholic Church's position on contraception. The Vatican's position on this issue, and its impact on women's rights, human health, and the spread of HIV in Africa and elsewhere, is one of the key...

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The Only Child ~ Jackson Browne ~ Lyrics

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Espresso coffee field guide infographic ~ Latte, cappuccino, etc.

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You are my forever

At some point, while submariner Mikhail Averin waited at the bottom of the Bering Sea to be rescued, he wrote this short letter to his wife. No one has forever... But I wanted more. I wanted to give you more...more babies. Love our son and the baby for both of us....

We suck and we’re sorry ~ Millennials respond to being called “lazy”

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Komodo 3000! ~ Favorite Malcolm in the Middle Scene

The Komodo 3000! ~ One of my favorite Malcolm in the Middle scenes. It's from season 4, episode 8, "Boys At Ranch." In case the video link dies (it did), at the bottom of the post is a storyboard version of the scene to jog your memory, if not blind you with tears of...

The most vulgar character of all time…

The most vulgar character of all time... R2-D2 -- Because they bleeped out every word he said. Via The most vulgar character of all time... - Imgur and reddit

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