lisasimpsonbookclub:

A few of you have been asking for this for some time now, so it is with no further ado that we present the complete bookshelf of Lisa Simpson, to be updated as her book club grows.

BOOKS

The Bell Jar, Sylvia Plath

Ghost World, Daniel Clowes

The Adventures of Tin Tin, Hergé

Ethan Frome,…

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supersonicart:

Teodoru Badiu.

3D renders of classic cartoon characters as wooden sculptures by Teodoru Badiu.  I’d love to see these be actual wooden pieces!  See more:

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foxsoccer:

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This latest Neymar story is one we certainly didn’t see coming, but this picture from the folks over at 101GG.com pretty much tells you all you need to know:

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Yep. Those reportedly are vials of cocaine bearing Neymar’s picture. The purpose of putting the Brazilian wunderkind on the…

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thetickr:

You heard it here second. Jalen Rose predicts Michael Jordan will return for one game this season.

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wwnorton:

The Oldest Pencil in the World
On Brainpickings, Maria Popova shares one essential thing you didn’t know you didn’t know, the surprising history of the pencil, from John D. Barrow’s “altogether fascinating book” 100 Essential Things You Didn’t Know You Didn’t Know.

wwnorton:

The Oldest Pencil in the World

On Brainpickings, Maria Popova shares one essential thing you didn’t know you didn’t know, the surprising history of the pencil, from John D. Barrow’s “altogether fascinating book” 100 Essential Things You Didn’t Know You Didn’t Know.

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ancientart:

Aramaic Adoption Contract, dates to October 22, 416 B.C.E., found at Elephantine Island, Egypt, Papyrus/ ink.

This document originates in the archive of Ananiah and Tamut, members of a Jewish family living on Elephantine Island in the fifth century B.C. This contract allows a man named Uriah to adopt a boy named Jedaniah and thus free him from slavery. Adoption was one legal method used to free slaves in ancient Egypt. (x)

Courtesy the Brooklyn Museum Archives, currently on view at the Brooklyn Museum. 

ancientart:

Aramaic Adoption Contract, dates to October 22, 416 B.C.E., found at Elephantine Island, Egypt, Papyrus/ ink.

This document originates in the archive of Ananiah and Tamut, members of a Jewish family living on Elephantine Island in the fifth century B.C. This contract allows a man named Uriah to adopt a boy named Jedaniah and thus free him from slavery. Adoption was one legal method used to free slaves in ancient Egypt. (x)

Courtesy the Brooklyn Museum Archives, currently on view at the Brooklyn Museum

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