• Hunterian Museums in Glasgow, Scotland and London, England
  • Kunstkamera in St. Petersburg, Russia
  • Mütter Museum in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
jan 29 2012 ∞
jan 29 2012 +
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  • "'You're beautiful, but you're empty,' he went on. 'One couldn't die for you. Of course, an ordinary passerby would think my rose looked just like you. But my rose, all on her own, is more important than all of you together, since she's the one I watered. Since she's the one I put under glass. Since she's the one I sheltered behind a screen. Since she's the one for whom I killed the caterpillars (except the two or three for butterflies). Since she's the one I listened to when she complained, or when she boasted, or even sometimes when she said nothing at all. Since she's my rose.'"
  • "Here is my secret: it's quite simple. One sees clearly only with the heart. Anything essential is invisible to the eyes."
  • "As his lips parted in a half smile, I said to myself, What moves me so deeply about this sleeping little prince is his loyalty to a flow... And I realized he was even more fragile ...
jan 14 2012 ∞
jan 14 2012 +
  • "Nothing but death." Jane Austen (when asked by her sister, Cassandra, if there was anything she wanted)
  • "I can't sleep." J.M. Barrie
  • "Beautiful." Elizabeth Barrett Browning (when asked by her husband how she felt)
  • "Now I shall go to sleep. Good night." Lord Byron
  • "I'm bored with it all." Winston Churchill
  • "I am not the least afraid to die." Charles Darwin
  • "It is very beautiful over there." Thomas Edison
  • "I am about to take my last voyage, a great leap in the dark." Thomas Hobbes
  • "I see black light." Victor Hugo
  • "Nothing matters. Nothing matters." Louis B. Mayer
  • "Dear World, I am leaving you because I am bored. I am leaving you with your worries. Good luck." George Sanders (his suicide note)
  • "Here comes the mystery." Henry Beecher Ward
  • "I have not told half of what I saw." Marco Polo
jan 14 2012 ∞
jan 16 2012 +
  • Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett (1948)
  • No Exit by Jean-Paul Sartre (1949)-
jan 13 2012 ∞
jan 28 2012 +
  • The Velvet Underground and Nico (1967)-
  • Bookends by Simon and Garfunkel (1968)
  • Aladdin Sane by David Bowie (1973)
  • The Smiths by The Smiths (1984)
  • Hatful of Hollow by The Smiths (1984)
  • Meat is Murder by The Smiths (1985)
  • The Queen is Dead by The Smiths (1986)
  • Strangeways, Here We Come by The Smiths (1987)
  • Nevermind by Nirvana (1991)
  • In Utero by Nirvana (1993)
  • The Bends by Radiohead (1995)
  • On Avery Island by Neutral Milk Hotel (1996)
  • OK Computer by Radiohead (1997)
  • Kid A by Radiohead (2000)
  • Fevers and Mirrors by Bright Eyes (2000)
  • Amnesiac by Radiohead (2001)
  • Lifted or The Story Is in the Soil, Keep Your Ear to the Ground by Bright Eyes (2002)
  • Hail to the Thief by Radiohead (2003)
  • I'm Wide Awake, It's Morning by Bright Eyes (2005)
  • Digital Ash in a Digital Urn by Bright Eyes (2005)
jan 12 2012 ∞
feb 10 2012 +
  • City Girl (1930)
  • Vampyr (1932)
  • Casablanca (1942)
  • Singin' in the Rain (1952)
  • Forbidden Games (1952)
  • The Seventh Seal (1957)
jan 10 2012 ∞
jan 29 2012 +
  • Anthomania obsession with flowers
  • Bibliomania obsession with books
  • Dacnomania obsession with killing
  • Demonomania pathological belief that one is possessed by demons
  • Drapetomania intense desire to run away from home
  • Dromomania compulsive longing for travel
  • Ecdemomania abnormal compulsion for wandering
  • Entheomania abnormal belief that one is divinely inspired
  • Graphomania obsession with writing
  • Habromania insanity featuring cheerful delusions
  • Hieromania pathological religious visions or delusions
  • Lypemania extreme pathological mournfulness
  • Nostomania abnormal desire to go back to familiar places
  • Onomatomania irresistible desire to repeat certain words
  • Phonomania pathological tendency to murder
  • Photomania pathological desire for light
jan 18 2012 ∞
jan 19 2012 +
jan 16 2012 ∞
jan 16 2012 +
  • Aubergine - eggplant; a dark purple colour
  • Azure - light or sky blue
  • Beige - light creamy white-brown
  • Celeste - sky blue
  • Cerulean - sky blue; dark blue; sea-green
  • Chartreuse - yellow-green colour
  • Goldenrod - dark golden yellow
  • Isabelline - greyish yellow
  • Lurid - red-yellow; yellow-brown
  • Mauve - light bluish purple
  • Mazarine - rich blue or reddish blue colour
  • Melanic - black; very dark
  • Meline - canary-yellow
  • Periwinkle - a bluish or azure colour
  • Primrose - pale yellow
  • Saffron - orange-yellow
  • Sarcoline - flesh-coloured
  • Taupe - brownish grey
  • Titian - red-gold or reddish brown
  • Vermillion - bright red
  • Violet - bluish purple
jan 14 2012 ∞
jan 14 2012 +
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    • Evelyn Nesbit
    • Musidora (Jeanne Roques)
    • Lillian Gish
    • Louise Brooks
    • Lauren Bacall
    • Anna Karina
    • Francoise Dorleac
    • Francoise Hardy
    • Jane Birkin
    • Jeanne Moreau
    • Marianne Faithfull
    • Pattie Boyd
jan 13 2012 ∞
jan 19 2012 +
  • Edward Scissorhands (1990)
  • The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
  • Delicatessen (1991)
  • Benny and Joon (1993)
  • Dazed and Confused (1993)
  • What's Eating Gilbert Grape (1993)
  • Pulp Fiction (1994)-
  • Leon: The Professional (1994)
  • Se7en (1995)-
  • Doom Generation (1995)
  • Trainspotting (1996)
  • Bottle Rocket (1996)
  • Romeo and Juliet (1996)
  • Lolita (1997)
  • Princess Mononoke (1997)
  • Gummo (1997)-
  • Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998)
  • Pi (1998)
  • Rushmore (1998)
  • Fight Club (1999)-
  • Being John Malkovich (1999)
jan 10 2012 ∞
mar 19 2012 +
  • Les Vampires (1915)
  • A Fool There Was (1915)
  • The Birth of a Nation (1915)
  • Judex (1916)
  • Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages (1916)
  • Broken Blossoms (1919)
  • The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920)
  • Orphans of the Storm (1921)
  • The Phantom Carriage (1921)
  • Dr. Mabuse: The Gambler (1922)
  • Häxan: Witchcraft Through the Ages (1922)
  • Nosferatu (1922)
  • Salome (1923)
  • Ballet Mecanique (1924)
  • Faust (1926)
  • Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans (1927)
  • The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928)
  • The Man Who Laughs (1928)
  • Pandora's Box (1929)
jan 10 2012 ∞
feb 17 2012 +
  • Alex(ander)
  • Andrew
  • Andy
  • Avery
  • Ben
  • Brayden or Braden
  • Callum
  • Charlie
  • Colin
  • Conor
  • Declan
  • Edward
  • Elliot
  • Ezra
  • Fallon
  • Forrest
  • Freddie
  • Graham
  • Gray or Grey
  • Holden
  • Ian
jan 12 2012 ∞
feb 2 2012 +
  • Histoire d'un crime (1902)
  • A Trip to the Moon (1902)
  • Mary Jane's Mishap (1903)-
  • Alice in Wonderland (1903)
  • An Impossible Voyage (1904)
  • The Black Devil (1905)
  • The Hilarious Posters (1906)-
  • Fantasmagorie (1908)
  • The Haunted House (1908)
  • The Magic Cloak of Oz (1914)
  • Za schastem (1917)
  • Entr'acte (1924)
  • Ballet mecanique (1924)
  • Menilmontat (1926)
  • L'Etoile de Mer (1928)
  • Un Chien Andalou (1929)
  • I Love to Singa (1936)
  • Lonesome Ghosts (1937)
  • Meshes of the Afternoon (1943)
  • The Red Balloon (1956)
  • L'imitation du cinema (1960)
jan 10 2012 ∞
feb 9 2012 +
  • 12 Olympian deities
    • Zeus / king of the gods; god of sky and thunder
    • Hera / queen of the gods; goddess of marriage and family
    • Poseidon / lord of the seas, earthquakes and horses
    • Dionysus / god of wine, celebrations and ecstasy; patron god of theatre
    • Apollo / god of light, knowledge, music, poetry, prophecy and archery
    • Artemis / virgin goddess of the hunt, virginity, childbirth, archery and all animals
    • Hermes / messenger of the gods; god of commerce and thieves
    • Athena / virgin goddess of wisdom, handicrafts, defense and strategic warfare
    • Ares / god of war, violence and bloodshed
    • Aphrodite / goddess of love, beauty and desire
    • Hephaestus / master blacksmith and craftsman of the...
jan 26 2012 ∞
jan 26 2012 +
  • Agriology the study of the customs of primitive peoples
  • Alethiology the study of the nature of truth
  • Anemology the study of winds
  • Anthropology the study of humans and mankind
  • Anthrozoology the study of human-animal relationships
  • Archaeology the study of ancient cultures
  • Astrogeology extraterrestrial geology
  • Astrology the influence of star movements
  • Bibliology the study of books
  • Bryology the study of mosses
  • Caliology the study of bird's nests
  • Cetology the study of whales
  • Chirology the study of palmistry
  • Chromatology the study of colours
  • Cosmochronology the study of the history of stars
  • Cosmology the study of the universe
  • Cryptology the study of codes and cyphers
  • Ctetology the study of acquired characteristics
  • Demonology the study of demons and evil spirits
  • Dendrology the study of trees
jan 17 2012 ∞
jan 19 2012 +
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  • "Anyway, I keep picturing all these little kids playing some game in this big field of rye and all. Thousands of little kids, and nobody's around - nobody big, I mean - except me. And I'm standing on the edge of some crazy cliff. What I have to do, I have to catch everybody if they start to go over the cliff - I mean if they're running and they don't look where they're going I have to come out from somewhere and catch them. That's all I do all day. I'd just be the catcher in the rye and all. I know it's crazy, but that's the only thing I'd really like to be."
  • "The best thing, though, in that museum was that everything always stayed right where it was. Nobody'd move. You could go there a hundred thousand times, and that Eskimo would still be just finished catching those two fish, the birds would still be on their way south, the deers would st...
jan 14 2012 ∞
jan 14 2012 +
  • alchemy
  • alcove
  • amalgam
  • ambrosia
  • beige
  • clandestine
  • delicatessen
  • elixir
  • ennui
  • ephemeral
  • ethereal
  • euphonious
  • faerie
  • fawn
  • halcyon
  • labyrinthine
  • macabre
  • melancholia
  • menagerie
  • morbid
  • nymph
jan 13 2012 ∞
jan 19 2012 +
  • The Complete Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm
  • Candide by Voltaire (1759)*
  • Walden by Henry David Thoreau (1854)
  • On the Origin of Species by Charles Darwin (1859)
  • Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll (1865)
  • The Sea-Wolf by Jack London (1904)
  • The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett (1911)
  • The Prophet by Khalil Gibran (1923)
  • Mein Kampf by Adolf Hitler (1925)
  • The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald (1925)*
  • Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf (1925)
  • Journey to the End of Night by Louis-Ferdinand Céline (1932)
  • Nausea by Jean-Paul Sartre (1938)
  • The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck (1939)*
  • The Stranger by Albert Camus (1942)
  • Mythology: Timeless Tales of Gods and Heroes by Edith Hamilton (1942)
  • The Diary of A Young Girl by Anne Frank (1942)
  • Our Lady of the Flowers by Jean Genet (1943)
  • 1984 by George Orwell (1948)*
jan 11 2012 ∞
feb 17 2012 +
  • The Sinners of Hell (1960)
  • À bout de souffle (1960)
  • Last Year at Marienbad (1961)
  • Une femme est une femme (1961)
  • Mondo cane (1962)
  • To Kill A Mockingbird (1962)
  • Vivre Sa Vie (1962)
  • 8 1/2 (1963)
  • Band of Outsiders (1964)
  • Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)
  • Pierrot le Fou (1965)
  • Loves of a Blonde (1965)
  • Masculin Feminin (1966)
  • Qui êtes-vous, Polly Maggoo? (1966)
  • Blow-Up (1966)
  • The Graduate (1967)
  • Viy (1967)
  • Carmen, Baby (1967)
  • Belle du Jour (1967)
  • Love Affair, or the Case of the Missing S...
jan 10 2012 ∞
mar 18 2012 +
  • Alice
  • Amory
  • Annie
  • Arden
  • August
  • Belle
  • Blythe
  • Brigitte
  • Briony
  • Bryn
  • Camilla
  • Cassie
  • Celeste
  • Celia
  • Charlotte
  • Chloe
  • Claire
  • Constance
  • Corrina
  • Dahlia
  • Delphine
jan 12 2012 ∞
feb 17 2012 +