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“It takes a hell of a lot of pills to keep me going.”

It ain’t easy.

“Before the chemo, I had this long, beautiful hair that everyone was always commenting on. But when we first met, he walked up to me and said: ‘Has anyone ever told you that you have the most beautiful smile?’”


“My mother died rather suddenly when I was eighteen. One thing that I didn’t expect was the amount of resentment I would feel. I know it’s not fair of me to put that sort of thing on other people. But when I see someone walking down the street with their mother, I feel jealous. I know their relationship is going to have its ups and downs, and it’s going to evolve, and it will have this trajectory to it that I’ll never have, and it just seems unfair. Of course I know it’s absurd to talk about fairness in the universe.” “Why is that absurd?” “Because there’s no such thing as karma. I mean, when you’re a good person, people can sense it and they’ll reciprocate that goodness. But the universe isn’t keeping some balance by guaranteeing you a reward.”


She was collecting rocks.

I asked what he wanted to be when he grew up. He screamed: “A benny!" "What’s a benny?” I asked. “That’s his name,” said his mom.


Brandon Stanton’s “Humans Of New York” Series

1 of 61<p>"I perform in angle grinder shows."<br>"What are those?"<br>"I put on a metal outfit, then I grind the metal off it so that sparks shoot everywhere. …

A Push To Boost Computer Science Learning, Even At An Early Age

A handful of nonprofit and for-profit groups are working to address what they see as a national education crisis: Too few of America's K-12 public schools actually teach computer science basics and fewer still offer it for credit.<p>It's projected that in the next decade there will be about 1 million …

Photo Gallery: Day 1

Rainbow Spectrums Mirrored Throughout Palacio de Cristal

Imagine the bright spectrum of colors you would bask in while walking through a cathedral full of rainbows. <i>To Breathe – A Mirror Woman</i> is Kimsooja's 2006 site-specific installation for the Palacio de Cristal in Madrid, Spain. To expand and unite the architectural structure of the space, Kimsooja …

Precious World

Crane Operator Captures Stunning Photos of Shanghai from Above

Amateur photographer Wei Gensheng has taken advantage of multiple opportunities as a crane operator to capture stunning images of Shanghai from over 2,000 feet above the city. Working on the final construction stages of the Shanghai Tower, said to be the tallest building in China and the second …

‘Know My App’ Maps Out How Much Data Your Favorite Apps Consume

People who accidentally go over their smartphone plan's data limit know that they need to scale back their app use. But finding out which apps are …

4 Facebook Secrets to Keep You Safe

Never let your boss see your embarrassing photos again<p>If your number of Facebook friends competes with your monthly mortgage payment, you may not be so happy after those embarrassing pictures from the holiday party go live: The more social circles you’re connected to on Facebook, the more anguish …

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Classic Stars on the Slopes (Photos)

On Holiday<p>John Wayne, Charlie Chaplin, Rita Hayworth, and a whole flock of Kennedy's are just some of the classic celebrities who have clicked into …

22 Rules of Storytelling by a Pixar Storyboard Artist

Former Pixar storyboard artist Emma Coats tweeted a number of valuable storytelling rules during her time at the animation studio.<p>You admire a …

Heartwarming Photos of a New Baby Gorilla and Her Doting Grandmother

Recently, the San Francisco Zoo welcomed a new member to their family and she's as cute as can be. Though her mother Nneka is doing fine, the adorable 5-month-old gorilla named Kabibe (or “little lady” in Swahili) is being carefully cared for by her grandmother named Bawang who has assumed the role …