This is pretty devastating

Endangered species on a train

Some species are so close to extinction, that every remaining member can fit on a New York subway carriage (if they squeeze)

Endangered species on a train


The Battle Over History and Howard Zinn

> [T]hen-Indiana governor and current President of Purdue University, Mitch Daniels’, efforts to ensure that Zinn’s work not be allowed in any Indiana classroom. In February 2010, while governor, Daniels sent e-mails to several subordinates, “to make sure that a book he did not like, Howard Zinn’s A People’s History of the United States, would not be ‘in use anywhere in Indiana’”

Bertrand Russell: Advocates of capitalism are very apt to appeal to the sacred principles of liberty, which are embodied in one maxim: The fortunate must not be restrained in the exercise of tyranny over the unfortunate.

Joe Hill: Long-haired preachers come out every night, Try to tell you what's wrong and what's right; But when asked how 'bout something to eat They will answer with voices so sweet: You will eat, bye and bye, In that glorious land above the sky; Work and pray, live on hay, You'll get pie in the sky when you die.

I'm not tooting much, but I'm hardly on the birdsite at all. I think I'm just having a wee "anti-social on social media" phase. Being online doesn't come naturally to me!

Jorge Luis Borges: I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.

When did going to the theatre for what is essentially an after dinner speech *without the dinner* become an acceptable form of entertainment?

Lol this is *not* sensitive content, I just don't know what I'm doing!

A lifestyle vindicated
[Sits back, looking smug]:

Forget 'survival of the fittest' – the laziest will inherit the earth

Species which use the most energy in their daily lives die out quicker than less energetic animals, say evolutionary biologists

Forget 'survival of the fittest' – the laziest will inherit the earth

Pending an answer to my previous question, I'm going to say that seeing Jamie Oliver and jerk in the same headline has made my heart happy anyway.

Is it too passive-agressive to slag off celebs on here because they probably don't have an account and will never know?

fav if you hate golf

boost if you think golf courses should be turned into public housing or be environmentally rehabilitated to their natural ecological state

ignore if you hate golf but are also a coward

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