Important Things

Matters of great significance, as noted by the most casual of observers.

On Sleep:

"We now know that 24 hours without sleep, or a week of sleeping four or five hours a night induces an impairment equivalent to a blood alcohol level of .1 percent…. We would never say, ‘This person is a great worker! He’s drunk all the time!’ yet we continue to celebrate people who sacrifice…

Patience And Prudence

—Tonight You Belong To Me (1956)

familiarhaunt:

Tonight You Belong To Me (1956) - Patience And Prudence

Am i the only one that thinks love songs frequently veer into creepy stalker territory?

mistersparkle:

Welp there goes my money. 
Two of my favorite things together?
SHUT UP AND TAKE MY CASH.

mistersparkle:

Welp there goes my money.
Two of my favorite things together?
SHUT UP AND TAKE MY CASH.

jockohomoremix:

James Turrell, Raethro, Pink, 1968 as it pertains to Enlightened Spaces, a brief article on James Turrell, who has been working with light in a way that merges art and technology.“Some of the research Turrell did in those years involved the Ganzfeld effect. This phenomenon, whose name is derived from the German for “complete field,” was first described by the psychologist Wolfgang Metzger (1899–1979), who noted that staring at an undifferentiated field of color causes changes in perception and even hallucinations. What we see affects how we think and feel: that is one of Turrell’s messages. But the artist has another, fundamental point. Many aspects of reality, such as color, are the products of our perceptions.”

jockohomoremix:

James Turrell, Raethro, Pink, 1968 as it pertains to Enlightened Spaces, a brief article on James Turrell, who has been working with light in a way that merges art and technology.

“Some of the research Turrell did in those years involved the Ganzfeld effect. This phenomenon, whose name is derived from the German for “complete field,” was first described by the psychologist Wolfgang Metzger (1899–1979), who noted that staring at an undifferentiated field of color causes changes in perception and even hallucinations. What we see affects how we think and feel: that is one of Turrell’s messages. But the artist has another, fundamental point. Many aspects of reality, such as color, are the products of our perceptions.”

(via bloodycowards)