The Mississippi River circa 1908. "Steamboat landing and Union Station at St. Paul, Minnesota." Sidewheelers and sternwheelers on view include the Minnesota, Hiawatha, Idler, Wanderer II and F. Weyerhaeuser. 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.
Nothing is truer than philosopher Samuel Johnson's apercu 258 years ago in The Idler that, "Among the calamities of war may be jointly numbered the diminution of the love of truth, by the falsehoods which interest dictates and credulity encourages." Additional proof of Johnson's wisdom was forthcoming last Friday. Show More Summary
“To you, clerk, literary man, sedentary person, man of fortune, idler, the same advice. Up!” Walt Whitman, health nut and paleo dieter–resist carbs, obey red meat! The post O Health Coach! My Health Coach! appeared first on The Millions.
Sounds like: Hovvdy, Yung, Mitski Song: Magic Potion - Milk What's so good? Magic Potion's new single "Milk" is a feel good, easy listening slacker pop track. With a slower tempo and idler guitar, the mood is set to a more low key setting. Show More Summary
No matter what Fiona Apple does, the emotional drive will never be easy to pin down. Especially on her most recent album, The Idler Wheel, the stripped-down instrumentation highlighted the musician’s knack for frenetically flitting between exuberance, frustration, ire and desire, often in the same lines. …Read More
For the fourth year, we celebrate the idler's only holiday!
What the author of The Idler’s Glossary accomplished in 2015.
Watching Fiona Apple have unmitigated fun while performing is a rare opportunity: in concert — and especially performing her album The Idler Wheel — she channels the emotional rawness of her albums in what always looks like a self-flagellating internal battle. …Read More
So sayeth Mitch McConnell in this hard-hitting interview with Tiger Beat on the Potomac: Asked about the improving economy, McConnell scoffed: Business leaders tell him they have “a hard time finding people to do the work because they’re doing too good with food stamps, Social Security and all the rest.” Rather than cut deals like […]
Go back far enough in history and you'll find the point where science emerged from philosophy….
This is the future forest giant under whose shade poets, lovers and idlers will lie. The post Even Future Forest Giants Start Small appeared first on The Good Men Project.
It’s been seven months since Bungie launched Destiny, a video game in which players travel the galaxy recreating the myth of Sisyphus, and this whole time, one of the game’s biggest issues has been idlers—people who log into strikes or PVP battles, put down their controllers, and let other players do all the work. Read more...
1. The Diving Bell And The Butterfly, Jean-Dominique Bauby A note to idlers and procrastinators everywhere: The next time you think you don’t have the energy to “deal,” think of Jean-Dominique Bauby, the French writer who wrote his memoir by using only his left eyelid. Show More Summary
What the author of the Idler's Glossary accomplished in 2014.
From Tom Hodgkinson, Idler Academy Q. I have started my own academy where adults can learn skills such as ukulele, philosophy and calligraphy. This venture has every appearance of success: it… Continue reading The post Dear Mary: Tom Hodgkinson asks how to earn more money appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Are We There stands alongside the likes of Benji, The Idler Wheel, and Hospice as one of the most affecting, unfiltered musical works of the past several years. Read more articles like "Review: Sharon Van Etten, Are We There" on PMA - Pretty Much Amazing.
I've been thinking about the "ethical idlers" objection to non-naturalism recently, especially in light of Matt Bedke's really interesting forthcoming paper “A Menagerie of Duties?: Normative Judgments are not Beliefs about Non-Natural Properties”. Show More Summary
Apropos of [Ryan Avent Is Very Unhappy with Clive Crook’s Review of Piketty’s “Capital in the Twenty-First Century”](http://equitablegrowth.org/2014/04/21/morning-must-read-ryan-avent-unhappy-clive-crooks-review-pikettys-capital-twenty-first-century/), The Idler makes a good catch. Show More Summary
Aiken looks to unseat Renee Ellmers, a Tea Party Republican, in the state’s 2nd Congressional District, a conservative one. The entertainer tried to position himself as a political outsider who wants to change Washington by giving a voice to people in need. “I’m not a politician,” he said in a video on his campaign website. […]
Once again we celebrate the idler's only holiday.