If we must be enemies, let us be men and fight it out as we propose to do, and...– William T Sherman defends his complete destruction of Atlanta in 1864, which he began 148 years ago today. (via laphamsquarterly)
We’re not going to let our campaign be dictated by fact-checkers.– Neil Newhouse, a Romney campaign pollster (via officialssay) Because you wont get elected based on the truth!!!
What is very disturbing to me is that people like Mr. Akin who have postulated...– Dr Paul Blumenthal discussing Rep. Todd Akin, cited by Maureen Dowd in Just Think No via NYTimes.com (via underpaidgenius)
Scientists Discover How Brains Keep Clean →
singularitarian: We all need to clear our heads, sometimes literally — and now scientists have learned how our neurological plumbing system works. Every organ produces waste, and the brain is no exception. But unlike the rest of our body, it doesn’t have a lymphatic system, a network of vessels that filter out junk. Now, a new study of mouse brains suggests how ours handle waste: by rapidly...