1. Why the World’s Second Richest Man Is Right About the Shorter Workweek
    Michael Howard, esquire.com

    And he’s starting with his own company.

    Tele­com bil­lion­aire Car­los Slim thinks we should have a short­er work­week, and he’s start­ed with his own major com­pa­ny. He advis­es a stan­dard three-day work­week with 11-hour work­days and…

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  3. "I don’t know where you get the idea that taxpayers shouldn’t have to pay for anything of which they disprove. (Beat.) Lots of them don’t like tanks. Even more don’t like Congress."
    — TOBY, The West Wing (via inothernews)

  5. jkottke:

    Calvin and Hobbes artist/professional recluse Bill Watterson quietly collaborated with Pearls Before Swine’s Stephan Pastis to write and draw a short sequence of comics that appeared in newspapers this week.

    Let me tell you. Just getting an email from Bill Watterson is one of the most…

  6. mildlyamused:

    Louie and his kids are what my family aspire to be.

    (Source: twoheadedshark, via brooklynmutt)

  8. nevver:

    “God created war so that Americans would learn geography.” — Mark Twain


  10. Neil deGrasse Tyson’s Cosmos to the song “Space Jam” by the Quad City DJs



  14. apsies:

    Happy Mother’s Day!

    (Source: sterlingcoopergifs, via brooklynmutt)