and those are just a few that I was thinking of at the moment. They snack a lot at my new job.
i was surprised when i found out altoids contain gelatin.
FROSTED FLAKES!? no way, i should know this seeing as i was raised in a muslim family where reading the ingredients of anything and everything immediately follows finding out the price of anything. i can’t believe it, frosted flakes were half my childhood —i must find out the truth, the research begins.
The Macrophenomenal Pro Basketball Almanac - Kobe Bryant Excerpt
A tip of the hat goes to NBA Playoffs 2009 for alluding to this must-have basketball compilation, of which its contents is described both succintly and entirely by its awesome title. But really, any basketball fan or sports enthusiasts in general that admires the intricasies of sport beyond its brutish and primative fissaude, must own this book. To demonstrate, above is an except of the book on Kobe Bryant who is, quite possibly, the sports most talented and skilled, yet polarizing figure. The excerpt outlines his life, career and attributes from an angle of mixed inquiry and respect better than most of what i’ve ever read about him. In addition, they briefly breakdown his playing style and describe the mechanics of each of his on-court gestures in an attempt to demonstrate the complexities and intent beind each movement, all with funky-fresh visuals to boot. you know what, its better if you read it yourself, you’ll be glad you did.
"These young guys are playing checkers. I’m out there playing chess" —Kobe Bryant
sympathyfortheartgallery: Examples: children believe that the sun can think and follows them around; because of such beliefs, they often add smiley faces on sketched suns. Cute.
But I am starting to believe that what makes art art is exactly what appeals to this supersense of us humans and why it communicates on such a subconscious level, and why even the most obscure/ conceptual/ surrealist art can have such a profound effect.
Oh, so you’re cool with anything? You literally have no opinion about where we should go to dinner? How about in a trash can? You want to eat garbage? Really? Of course, why would you care? Okay, well that’s what we’ll do. We will eat garbage out of a trash can. Do you want to catch a movie after dinner? Right, “whatever.” How about a snuff film? We can watch someone get murdered on camera. Perfect, I’ll start the car.
i don’t understand how these people live. honestly, i am not the most opinionated person in the world but some people i know are just genetically-modified vegetables with money.
“Nights like this remind you that we should wait for James to actually win a championship or two before we can establish his place among the game’s greats. We all love what LeBron is doing. We shouldn’t forget what Kobe has done and is still capable of. We didn’t unanimously move Michael Jordan past Magic Johnson until he got his ring collection going in the 1990s. We shouldn’t call Tiger Woods golf’s greatest until he gets past Jack Nicklaus’ 18 majors.”—
Today’s idea: Contrary to what you might think, many of the world’s desperately poor do not live hand to mouth. They save to smooth out the roughest edges of existence, yet pay dearly for the privilege.
—the word “Financial” should be taken out of the title completely because they have alot more than the title suggests. and i love how its only after the global recession that the world develops an admiration for the resiliance of those less fortunate, making disicpline, ultimately, the “idea of the day”. but, unfortunately, this too will pass and it’s disheartning how quickly we will forget …