You mean the generation that paid three times as much for college to enter a job market with triple the unemployment isn’t interested in purchasing the assets of the generation who just blew an enormous housing bubble and kept it from popping through quantitative easing and out-and-out federal support? Curious.
When comments are better than the article, Atlantic edition (“The Cheapest Generation: Why Millennials aren’t buying cars or houses, and what that means for the economy”)

(Source: bostonreview)


2013 in Science: What Did We Learn?

besturlonhere:

  • moon not real
  • airplanes technically shouldn’t work
  • that comet is getting, uh, really close
  • 17,000 new species of boring plants
  • discovery of underwater dolphin city
  • destruction of underwater dolphin city
  • great dolphin war (2013-present)

(Source: wankoce4n)

haemat:

things to say to bugs when science finally unlocks the secrets of human-bug communication:

  1. im not hurting you i am taking you to a safe place
  2. do you eat weird crumbs cause i found some im willing to share
  3. you can bite me if you want but id rather be no-bite friends
  4. i like your big colorful eyes, very stylish
  5. please dont crawl into my sleeves
  6. (sings a duet with a cricket)

(Source: bwmegatron)