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  1. ☛ English to English: on cross-cultural password sharing: the pound sign

    english2english:

    I happened to be changing a password in the office and went to share it with my US colleagues. Being the security conscious person that I am, I decided to speak the bonkers letter and number combination over the phone.
    I finished off the password with a pound…

  2. duckodeath:

    My theory that I’m only half-kidding about is that Malcolm spent the majority of the missing year baked out of his skull on Ben Swain’s most primo weed playing, or trying to play, Lego Stars Wars on his totally canon Wii (as seen in 307/308) only he’s not sure now if any of it actually happened or if it was just a fucking strange dream because, you know, really primo weed.

    It’s as good an explanation as any for why Malcolm is so out of it when he shows up at the office at the beginning of 402 like it’s his first day and he had no idea that Nicola had gone completely and utterly to pieces.

    Also, Ollie, you are an enormous giant sci fi geek and Phil is totally your soulmate.  Stop pretending like you don’t have your own massive lightsaber collection because you are not fooling anyone.    

    As long as this scene is a thing that happened in series 4, I cannot disown it entirely.  I love it so much that Ollie’s look of WTF at Malcolm’s he’s got a tinfoil pal and a pedal bin is what I use as my avatar.

  3. ☛ Pittsburgh's language learning technology companies are creating international buzz
  4. meetbabyjones:

    Two little boys.

    Bert and Ernie.

  5. halloimhere:

    so basically he’s played the same character forever

    (via popculturebrain)

  6. dateswiththewestwing:

“When, after having heard the explosion from their practice facility, they ran into the fire to help get people out. Ran in to the fire. The streets of heaven are too crowded with angels tonight. They’re our students and our teachers and our parents and our friends. The streets of heaven are too crowded with angels, but every time we think we have measured our capacity to meet a challenge, we look up and we’re reminded that that capacity may well be limitless.”
Our thoughts and prayers are with you, Boston. Stay safe.

    dateswiththewestwing:

    “When, after having heard the explosion from their practice facility, they ran into the fire to help get people out. Ran in to the fire. The streets of heaven are too crowded with angels tonight. They’re our students and our teachers and our parents and our friends. The streets of heaven are too crowded with angels, but every time we think we have measured our capacity to meet a challenge, we look up and we’re reminded that that capacity may well be limitless.”

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you, Boston. Stay safe.

  7. meetbabyjones:

    Surprise! Buy one, get one free.

  8. mandigray:

    This is beautiful and powerful and will leave you crying and feeling like you’ve been punched in the gut. 

    Which is a lot to accomplish in a 1:20 second PSA. 
     

    (via brooklynmutt)

  9. Because I read this post, on the floor rolling I was.

    Because I read this post, on the floor rolling I was.

  10. ☛ Obama for America: This Isn't the Petition Response You're Looking For

    barackobama:

    The official White House response to a petition to secure resources and funding, and begin construction of a Death Star by 2016:

    By Paul Shawcross

    The Administration shares your desire for job creation and a strong national defense, but a Death Star isn’t on the horizon. Here are a few…