MPG of a Human - Do the Math →
jtotheizzoe: A walking human gets about 75 MPG (miles of travel per gallon of food energy). A biking human? Even better, at 290 MPG. But when you factor in all the fossil fuels that go into making that food, we only get 18 MPG walking and 70 MPG on a bike. Check out the full rundown of the energetic calculations at Do The Math. What’s the MPEG of a human, though? What’s the...
going-to-scranton: CAROL!! CAROL!! There’s no Pepe Silvia? You gotta be kidding me! I got boxes full of Pepe!
alexbaca: Japandroids - “The Nights of Wine and...
"I just, ugh, God." →
motherjones: Quote of the Day: Gavin Newsom really doesn’t like being Lt. Gov. of California. He went on to say, “I can’t even.” When pressed for further comment he simply pointed up, saying, “This.”
Chapter 1 - Loomings
teamsweeting: Hey, I just met you, and this is crazy, but here’s my number, so call me Ishmael. Some years ago—never mind how long precisely—having little or no money in my purse, and nothing particular to interest me on shore, I thought I would sail about a little and see the watery part of the world.
backleftlitz: So there’s this weird generational window that you never really hear anyone talking about, kids birthed between say ‘88 and ‘92 whose first shits and steps and birthdays exist not on some cloud or hard-drive but rather in the attics and closets of their childhood homes or maybe some early retirement community, preserved on the decidedly analog mediums of videotape and film that...
We grew up with the Internet and on the Internet. This is what makes us...– Piotr Czerski (via azspot) Damn.
New Poll: 57% of Maryland Voters Would Vote ‘Yes’... →
New Poll: 57% of Maryland Voters Would Vote ‘Yes’ on Marriage Referendum African-American support for same-sex marriage has surged BALTIMORE – A new Public Policy Poll of Maryland voters shows a decisive majority (57%) would vote in favor of same-sex marriage if it’s on the ballot this fall, while 37% would vote against. This is a 12-point swing in support from two months earlier and is due...