LeBron’s final numbers: 37 points, 14 rebounds, 12 assists — not just a Triple Double, but a Triple Dozen … here is the list of players in the last 20 years who have managed 35 points, 12 rebounds, and 12 assists in a playoff game:
“Trace and aura. The trace is appearance of a nearness, however far removed the thing left behind may be. The aura is appearance of a distance, however close the thing that calls it forth. In the trace we gain possession of the thing; in the aura it takes possession of us.”—Walter Benjamin, The Arcades Project, [M16a,4] in the section called The Flaneur, quoted by Corner Lot. (via mills)
"Everyone is speculating about the ways Sotomayor’s personal background will compromise her judicial integrity. I mean, it’s pretty hard to hold a gavel while eating arroz con pollo, let alone while having a vagina.” - Katie Halper
Judge Breyer opens up about exploring his sexuality: “In my experience when I was 8 or 10 or 12 years old, you know, we did take our clothes off once a day…. we changed for gym, O.K.? And in my experience, too, people did sometimes stick things in my underwear.” (via huffpost)
rinse, dry, and pull the grapes from their stems. trim away the belly button at the stem, exposing the flesh inside. put ‘em in a bowl and set aside. combine the remaining ingredients in a saucepan; bring to a boil over med-high heat and pour it immediately over the grapes. stir and set aside to cool at room temperature. pour the grapes and brine into jars with tight-fitting lids and chill overnight. serve cold.
"We may think ourselves a safe country, but we can hardly be the United States of 1776, of 1865, and of 1945 so long as we retain a power imported by Dick Cheney and his lawyers from the 17th century into the 21st; the power of government to imprison and keep in jail a person against whom nothing has been proved and nothing charged. It is a bondage as complete as slavery; and like slavery, it can last for life."