“An orange juice,” I said to Hitchens in the Old Town Bar, where when I arrived he’d been amiably baiting an occasional cartoonist for the New Republic. “I’m just getting over the flu.”
“Fuck off!” he replied—he later wrote a paean to the expression for Slate—and ordered me a Johnny Walker Black
Are We Leaving Our Children Far Enough Behind To Ensure They Never Take Our Jobs?
This diagram compares the size the shape of the penis bones of the following bear species: A) sun bear, B) Asian black bear, C) Andean bear, D) American black bear, E) sloth bear, F) brown bear, G) polar bear and H) the extinct Indarctos arctoides.
Credit: PLOS ONE, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0073711.g001
"I’m opposed to actors taking sides in public and spouting spontaneously about love, religion or politics. We aren’t experts on these subjects. Personally I’m a mass of inconsistencies when it comes to politics. My opinions are constantly changing. That’s why I don’t ever take a public stand on issues."
Cary Grant, on actors and politics.
From one of the many narrow, winding staircases of the Tower of London’s various towers, I believe. Notably, the illustration attempt to resemble the specific dangers — in this case, missing the edge of a longer step. Though, I’m not sure we were actually traveling up steps at the time. (Photo by James daSilva)