An Archive of Growth?

Month: June 2017

books

tsundoku

The Japanese word ‘tsundoku’ means ‘buying a load of books and then not getting round to reading them’. (Source: interestingliterature.com)

If you’re not turned on to politics, politics will turn on you.

–Ralph Nader

 

science

Parts per million

The pre-industrial concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere was 280 parts per million (ppm). As of December 2016, 404.93 ppm. (Source: National Wildlife Federation)

I believe we are on an irreversible trend toward more freedom and democracy – but that could change.

–Dan Quayle

 

Think of how stupid the average person is, and realize half of them are stupider than that.

–George Carlin

 

food

Cuppa

The first recorded reference to anyone in England having a cup of tea is in Samuel Pepys’ diary on 25 September 1660. (Source: interestingliterature.com)

You know everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.

–Will Rogers