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Sociology of the Weird: How To Build Your Own Mind Palace -
I’ve been using a mind palace since my teens and never thought it odd until I saw tumblr’s reaction to Sherlock’s use of the technique. A couple days ago I found myself building an extension in order to cram for my philosophy exam the…
Marilyn Monroe photographed by Phil Burchman in 1951
Over the past several decades, modernism and its close antecedents have become, in effect, the only intellectually-acceptable style in which architects may practice. Yet, in so many cases, the public still recoils at it. Why are some modern buildings inviting and comforting, while so many are not?
Inhuman scale can be visually seductive to the designer and exciting for a visitor, but it is ultimately alienating to a resident. Consider recent building design’s direct similarities to earlier brutalist and scaleless modernism:
Friday night with Her slavepet.
I am more than the blemishes on my complexion, and the judgements and opinions people have of me. I am more than my past struggles, and I am more than the struggles I face today. They make me a better person; I know that, even if it doesn
FUCK YEAH, GENDERQUEERS!: Oh, Facebook. -
[Image: A screenshot of a section of a facebook newsfeed. The picture and name have been blacked out. It says “(Name) updated their cover photo.”]
See anything unusual? Yeah that’s right, their. Oh yus.
On the “edit profile” page of Facebook, where it allows you to choose your gender,…
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