An Archive of Growth?

Month: April 2017

All programmers are playwrights and all computers are lousy actors.

–Unknown

 

consent

VAWA

Between 15% and 71% of women around the world have suffered physical or sexual violence committed by an intimate male partner at some point in their lives. (Source: WHO)
science

Adelie penguins!

Researcher Bill Fraser has tracked the decline of the Adélie penguins on Antarctica, where their numbers have fallen from 32,000 breeding pairs to 11,000 in 30 years. (Source: National Geographic)

Science knows no country, because knowledge belongs to humanity, and is the torch which illuminates the world.

–Louis Pasteur

 

books

Durrrrrrrr

When Marcel Proust and James Joyce met in 1922, they spent dinner talking about their ailments before admitting they hadn’t read each other’s work. (Source: interestingliterature.com)

I don’t think necessity is the mother of invention – invention, in my opinion, arises directly from idleness, possibly also from laziness. To save oneself trouble.

–Agatha Christie

 

science

No ice

The Arctic Ocean is expected to become essentially ice free in summer before mid-century. (Source: NASA.gov)

Every child deserves a home and love. Period.

–Dave Thomas

 

anime and manga

Tale of Genji

The world’s first novel, The Tale of Genji, was published in Japan around A.D. 1000 by female author Murasaki Shikibu. (Source: genderacrossborders.com)