The Vision of Saint John
El Greco (Domenikos Theotokopoulos) (Greek, Candia [Iráklion] 1540/41–1614 Toledo)
The Metropolitan Museum
The safe (or safeish) G.O.P. states are Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, West Virginia, and Wyoming. Together they account for a hundred and ninety-one votes in the electoral college. The safe (or safeish) Democratic states are California, Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Illinois, Maine, Massachusetts, Maryland, Minnesota, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island, Vermont, and Washington—plus the District of Columbia. Together they account for two hundred and one electoral votes.more.
wow how fucking accurate is that.
I’m Mr. Romney and I love money!
Jon Stewart tells it like it is. A great clip. If you haven’t seen it, WATCH IT.
This may be the best thing I have ever watched in my entire life.
I generally prefer Colbert to TDS, but when Jon brings it, THAT SHIT IS FUCKING BROUGHT.
OH MY GOD I HAD SEEN PART OF THIS BUT I JUST WATCHED ALL OF IT AND OMG I LOVE YOU JON STEWART
Oh my god. This is one of the best takedowns I have ever seen. Ever.
MAKE LOVE TO ME, I CANNOT EVEN
-apply a cold compress to the affected area-
Engraving, 300 x 360 cm
British Museum, London
Lucretia (circa 1585), Oil on canvas, Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna | artwork by Paolo Veronese
QUADE VAN RAVESTEYN, Dirck de
Venus Riding a Satyr
Oil on canvas, 186 x 116 cm
Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts, Brussels
The shuttle Endeavour as it flew over LA’s Dodger Stadium today.
Wouldn’t it be cool if they had been playing the Astros?
Dear students ...
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Anyone have great and effective strategies for helping kids (especially young high schoolers) to love writing?
Student: Hey Miss At, do you have the iPhone 4S?
Student: Did you change Siri’s voice to a man’s so you don’t feel lonely.
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