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90% of me coding involves making one small change to CSS and then refreshing the page, only to wince (80% of the time), stare in shock (15% of the time) or sigh in relief (5% of the time).
I’m probably not very good at this.
Between this and the story about him reassuring F. Scott Fitzgerald re dick size, I’m developing a picture of Hemingway as the mother hen of the disaffected white male literary set of the early 20th century.
He probably called up Steinbeck sometimes and was like I CAN’T EVEN WITH THESE DIPSHITS and Steinbeck was all “That’s what you get for living in Paris, asshole”.
Gold is not just about ornamentation in India. It’s an insurance policy against bad economic times and bad marriages. Enterprising Indian women are using it to get loans to start small businesses.
"A married woman is supposed to be an auspicious woman. She represents Lakshmi, the goddess of wealth. She produces the progeny for the family, the food. She takes care of the family," Mehrotra says. "It’s very important. It’s central to the way Indians think."
You want to know the truth? Nut butter is what I make when I feel like making nothing. It doesn’t take much effort to throw some nuts in a large bowl and
Barnett can tell you a story like she’s your best friend, provided your best friend is a funny Australian poet. Hear three of her thoughtful, acerbic rambles, including the new “Depreston.”
A look at the ways that the construction of language can have implications for the way we think, act and parse the world around us.
You may not recognize the name Touko Laaksonen, but you almost certainly are aware of his attention-getting drawings of gay men, as well as his pseudonym, Tom of Finland. Tom of Finland’s drawings, during the second half of the twentieth century, were some of the most defiant and liberated depictions of gay men, so much so that they unquestionably achieved iconic status—and most likely, dictated some fashion trends on its own. Yesterday the Finnish Postal Service, known as Itella, unveiled 33 new stamp designs. The most surprising inclusion, and as time passes most likely the most controversial, are the three depicting “male drawings by Tom of Finland.”…