An examination of the angst felt by Koopa Troopa during the Mario Kart competition

DB: what is the best piece of advice you have ever been given?
IA: it’s not the advice that’s good, it’s knowing what to do with it that matters. (via the designers republic interview)

"After a rough day windsurfing, the Apple sweatshirt is just the thing." (via Behold Apple’s hilariously AWFUL fashion line of 1986 | Dangerous Minds)

“Viewed very broadly, the construction industry functions like a massive, decentralized, and human-powered 3D printer controlled by AutoCAD.”

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“You say you are a nameless man. You are not to your wife and to your child. You will not long remain so to your immediate colleagues if you can answer their simple questions when they come into your office. You are not nameless to me. Do not remain nameless to yourself – it is too sad a way to be.”
“Bay’s work essentially upends our belief systems, makes us question the rules that we live by, and wonder if it’s all a cruel joke.”
“Consumer behavior is so erratic that it’s difficult to arrive at useful conclusions.”
“"Mad Men" and "Breaking Bad" wouldn’t exist without David Lynch and Mark Frost’s dark, strange, intricate series”

Thanks, 7-Eleven!

“Issues of tradition vs. egalitarianism in U.S. English are at root political issues and can be effectively addressed only in what this article hereby terms a “Democratic Spirit.” A Democratic Spirit is one that combines rigor and humility, i.e., passionate conviction plus sedulous respect for the convictions of others. As any American knows, this is a very difficult spirit to cultivate and maintain, particularly when it comes to issues you feel strongly about. Equally tough is a D.S.’s criterion of 100 percent intellectual integrity — you have to be willing to look honestly at yourself and your motives for believing what you believe, and to do it more or less continually.”