1. Colonel Nathan Jessep, A Few Good Men. Mirren would be so great in the Jack...– Twenty Iconic Male Movie Roles In Which Helen Mirren Would Have Ruled : Monkey See : NPR (via tbridge Perhaps Missy and I ought to have a Helen Mirren movie marathon. Right after our *ahem* Kate Winslet marathon.
"The Achievement Gap is an Equity Gap" →
2011 SXSW Panels featuring African-Americans
mauricecherry: My list of 2011 SXSW panels featuring African-Americans is making the rounds today. Feel free to reblog and share this with your communities if there’s a panel I overlooked on my list. Thanks for your support! Lift as we climb.
On Sept. 19, supporters of marriage equality will gather at Hennepin Avenue...– Groups gear up to oppose Minnesota anti-gay marriage amendment | Minnesota Independent
“I’ve just recently become familiar with Bradlee Dean. That table...– Boycott of Edina Car Wash over Dean ministry spreads | Minnesota Independent Not so sure that’s true?! Keep reading, Timothy Murphy.
twin city sidewalks: Now More Than Ever,... →
Bill Lindeke speaks truth! Again! As always! For the non-Twin-Citizens in the house, the principles do apply everywhere.
Whay has a bounce in her step of confidence, leadership and I think she knows...– SLAM ONLINE | » Lindsay Whalen for MVP?
felicious: “Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage you can’t practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage.” -Maya Angelou
mark and lisa adopt →
This is really nice, well done site. (via Minnesota Rising)
If only you will find out the thing God intends you to do, and will do it, you...– The Sermon on the Mount by Emmet Fox, p. 159. This is what Missy and I were discussing on our walk to dinner yesterday. We talked all around it and only came across this much more succinct quote today. There’s some stuff, particularly around the concept of “God,” but my big...
Build Your Photography Business with SmugMug for... →
Ooh! I kind of can’t believe this didn’t come out sooner. SmugMug and WordPress are two highly popular tools. A simplified way to get them to play nicely together for your portfolio website is awesome.
Top 10 things men can do to support Women’s... →
Saint Olaf College named as one of Autostraddle's... →
emm-in-sem: I can definitely affirm this. Rock on, alma mater, rock o— “There is also an emerging women-only group run through the STOQSO House called Lesbians and Bis, including Allies (LABIA).” … That’s maybe pushing it. Still awesome, though :) Heh!
The tea party protesters brought signs such as “Say No to Social Justice.– That’s the first line of a St. Petersburg Times article this morning, and it’s pretty much all I need to read. (Another good glimpse at tea party logic: “Jesus never went to the Romans and asked for a handout.”) Oh. Oh my. ~erica
The government may try to deceive the people, and the newspapers and television...– Howard Zinn | HiLobrow (via misterjt)
mixedandhappy.com — We are the Dream →
Mixed and Happy is the first online news site for the mixed-race family. … The vision for this website can be traced back to one man’s decision, in Oct. 2009, to deny a marriage license to a mixed-race couple out of concern for any children they might one day. Read more about Keith Bardwell here.
Mostly Vegan Shabbat →
From my friend michellej. Enjoy!
Technolutionary: iPhone Battery Preservation Tips... →
technolution: Hurricane Irene is set to arrive in the DC area tomorrow afternoon, and with it possible power outages throughout the Metro DC region. Here are a few tips to keep your iPhone lasting as long as possible: This is a great list of battery saving tips even if you’re not expecting a hurricane. Try turning some or all of these things off and see if you really miss them.
Direct Project →
The Direct Project develops specifications for a secure, scalable, standards-based way to establish universal health addressing and transport for participants (including providers, laboratories, hospitals, pharmacies and patients) to send encrypted health information directly to known, trusted recipients over the Internet. The Nationwide Health Information Network is a set of standards, services...
Government In The Lab →
Government in The Lab is focused on delivering the best information possible about politics and government through a world-wide collaboration. (via @pfhyper)
I am this future you keep taking about — the future you keep talking about...– UMD student Fiona O’Halloran-Johnson, questioning Chip Cravaack (R-MN/NH) [Duluth News Tribune, via ThinkProgress] (via erikostrom)
Changing Your Password Isn't What It Used To Be →
bigboxcar: Great post. Had not thought beyond changing a password after getting hacked. Need to check if the hacker has connected naughty apps to your profile using OAuth as well: Because you’ve changed your password, the attacker can’t access your account directly anymore, but — if they’ve attached apps to your account — they may still be able to access your account via those authorized...
Peer To Patent - a joint project between the New... →
Help the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) find the information relevant to assessing the claims of pending patent applications. Become a community reviewer and improve the quality of patents. (via @marcoscopic)
FoodCorps places motivated young leaders in limited-resource communities for a year of public service. Working under the direction of local partner organizations, we implement a three-ingredient recipe for healthy kids. Our Service Members: Deliver hands-on nutrition education Build and tend school gardens Bring high-quality local food into public school cafeterias
Announced attendance is up nearly 15 percent to an average of more than 8,400...– WNBA-Boost deal nudges Lynx toward profitability - Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2011-8-21) →
Musiq (12) Paul Simon (11) Stevie Nicks (4) SBTRKT (3) The Naked And Famous (2) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
All bandwagon jumpers are absolutely welcome.– Candice Wiggins Wiggins wants more fans on Lynx bandwagon to WNBA title | StarTribune.com
When you observe financial well-being in others, especially very lavish...– Appreciating Abundance