“Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown.”
— Henry IV, “Henry IV, Part 2”
Word of the Week
Phantasmagoria n. — an exhibition of optical effects and illusions.
He saw a phantasmagoria of shadowy creatures through the fog.
Definition taken from http://merrian-webster.com
What's on your iPod?
Lykke Li — “I Follow You (Tyler, The Crator Mix)”
One of Tyler, The Creator’s twisted experiments. The Odd Future front man transforms Lykke Li’s “I Follow Rivers” into a hazy cloud of love and foot fetishes. Swag.
Favorite Lyric: “I’d swim in your ocean of love/If I had a life jacket ‘cause I’m not that dumb.”
Stream of Facts
Sylvester Stallone’s Rocky series has grossed more than $1 billion worldwide since its 1976 inception.
Harlem Rapper ASAP Rocky, whose birth name is Rakim Mayers, was named after 90s rapper Rakim, whose discography includes the single “Don’t Sweat the Technique.”
Triathletes can sweat up to 15 liters of water between the marathon run, bike ride and swim.
Due to the shape of their bodies, Adélie Peguins can swim up to 5 mph in water, and sustain that speed for miles.
At the 2012 NFL Combine, Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III completed the 40-yard dash in 4.41 seconds. If he were able to maintain that speed, Griffin would be running at approximately 18 miles per hour.
Wasting Time on Tumblr
As college students, procrastination is in our most commonly used skillset. There’s nothing like pulling off an all-nighter just because you waited to the last minute to do that six-page research paper. But between now and the due date, what’s a bored college student stuck indoors to do? How about wasting endless hours on Tumblr re-blogging pictures and GIFs? All you need for Tumblr is a clever name for your blog, an account and the time wasting period. Once you get that first reblog, you can’t stop. It’s like crack, except you don’t begin to make questionable decisions.
I Can’t pay my rent
‘Cause all of my money spent.
But I’m still fly, though.