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The Path to the World Optical Illusion

Sunday, Happy Sunday to everyone, and time to get up and enjoy the last day of the weekend! Sunday is a day of rest and relaxation, but some people use the day as one of quiet reflection.  Many people use the peace and solitude to think...Show More Summary

What About Foghat? (Part 3 of 3)

Perhaps the most balletic and unexpected of these is the essay’s final leap from the best of literature (which we are able to enjoy in the solitude necessitated by illness) to the guilty pleasures of the worst, whose characters and… Continue reading ?

Return to Waterloo

Ray Davies’s “Waterloo Sunset” is one of the loveliest songs in rock. A light-handed paean to the pleasures of solitude, distance, and that spiritual equanimity the Greeks called apatheia, it turns a public form—the evergreen pop superhit—into a private, almost diaristic occasion that makes listening feel like a transgressive listening-in. Ray Davies’s “Return to Waterloo,” [...]

Prince Harry Narrowly Avoids Lifetime of Loneliness

5 days agoLifestyle / Fashion : The Cut

Flushed-cheeked court jester Prince Harry has finally found a person to help ease his solitude and keep him company on the long and lonely road of life. He has a new girlfriend, her name is Camillia Thurlow, and she is a twofer (she won a beauty pageant as Miss Edinburgh... More »

House of Writing Is Floating Studio Dedicated to Improved Literacy

This futuristic looking writing residency provides solitude and promotes creativity

The Spiritual Blessings of Seeking Solitude

An excerpt from 'A Beautiful Disaster: Finding Hope in the Midst of Brokenness.' T here is a silence we choose. Our retreats into our cells of silence and solitude still the noise pollution in our lives so that we might eventually be still. Show More Summary

Sadness and Solitude - dev update

Sadness & Solitude UPDATE: Entire story, bosses and game flow has been written. @SinnDevelopment is new programmer. Wii U and XBone targeted — HULLBREACH STUDIOS (@HullBreachGames) August 18, 2014

AP PHOTOS: Building boom in N. Dakota's oil patch

last monthNews : The Newsroom

WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) — President Theodore Roosevelt once came to North Dakota's Badlands to find solitude and solace amid the area's "desolate, grim beauty." But Roosevelt's Dakota is barely visible today.

Superman Has a Weird Relationship With His Birth Parents

Things are pretty strange in the Fortress of Solitude. As far as parent-child communication goes, having sporadic, philosophical arguments in a giant ice castle is probably not the healthiest. See also: How Much Does It Cost to Be Superman...Show More Summary

Why You Should Talk To Strangers

Study asked some commuters to make an effort to speak to strangers, while others sat in solitude. Dr Jeremy Dean is a psychologist and author of PsyBlog. His latest book is "Making Habits, Breaking Habits: How to Make Changes That Stick" Related...Show More Summary

The Poetics of Reverie: Philosopher Gaston Bachelard on Dreams, Love, Solitude, and Happiness

last monthOdd : Brain Pickings

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What You Find In Solitude

2 months agoOdd : Thought Catalog

The only time we see the whole structure clearly is when we step away from it.

Cozy Room Is Your Nerd Fortress of Solitude

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : technabob

Even the most social of us like some time alone now and then. However, it isn’t always easy to get time to yourself when you have other humans in your life. This Cozy Room will solve…

Superman Symbol Rug

3 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : GeekAlerts

Cut a rug with the Man of Steel. This Superman Symbol Rug will put Superman’s symbol right on the floor of your Fortress of Solitude. It will geek up your room nicely with its bright colors and symbol of justice. This rug is 100% polyester and measures 4 foot by 6 foot. Yes, that will […]

15 Hilarious Quotes for Unashamed Loners

Not everyone is meant to be a people person. In fact, being social is downright exhausting. While many think being alone and being lonely go hand-in-hand, you know that the sweet feeling of solitude is the best way to recharge when civilization...Show More Summary

Cerberus: DF Lull - Pressing Schedule

By Jspicer on Jun 03 2014 The interrupting solitude of Zach Bodtorf’s alter ego is a continued ear punch. Shimmering guitar melodies are dissected by angry buzzing; an idyllic summer picnic being infested with wasps hungry for jello and ants picking at the meaty corpse between two slices of bread. Show More Summary

14 Quotes on Why Solitude is Good and You Shouldn’t Be Ashamed of It

Imagine it’s lunch time. You are very hungry but your colleagues are still having a discussion in the meeting room.... The post 14 Quotes on Why Solitude is Good and You Shouldn’t Be Ashamed of It appeared first on Lifehack.

Will Forte Embraces Solitude In Bizarre And Funny Last Man On Earth Trailer

The conceit we?re introduced to in the above trailer for The Last Man On Earth is that a man, Phil Miller played by Will Forte, wakes up one day to a world where he is the only one left. We don?t know if this is true, and neither does he. So he sets upon a quest around the country in his recreational vehicle to search for others. Click To Continue Reading

Trollscouting Superman: "Loner, often retreats to Fortress of Solitude.

4 months agoSports : Deadspin

Trollscouting Superman: "Loner, often retreats to Fortress of Solitude. Lacks killer instinct—believes injuring opponents is immoral. Refuses to undress in front of teammates. Died in 1992, so durability is a concern. A bit stiff in the hips." [Slate] Read more...

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