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Jordan Harper

Miscellany, waffle, gratuitously stolen links, and much, much less.
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Finally finished Breaking Bad last night. Without question the greatest 62 hours of storytelling I’ve ever seen. Love this tribute (which needless to say, is spoiltertastic).

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I mean, really. How good is this?

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Permanent link to 'Best. Photo. Ever. (via Ever Wonder What It Looks Like When Your Dog Fetches A Ball Underwater?)'
Permanent link to 'I’ve studied nearly every aspect of Messi’s game, down to a touch-by-touch level … I arrived at a conclusion that I wasn’t really expecting or prepared for: Lionel Messi is impossible.'

“I’ve studied nearly every aspect of Messi’s game, down to a touch-by-touch level … I arrived at a conclusion that I wasn’t really expecting or prepared for: Lionel Messi is impossible.”

Lionel Messi Is Impossible — amazing article on Messi’s stats and performances. (via @owenblacker)

Permanent link to 'Picture fighting a 300-pound olympic weightlifter with the reflexes of a hockey goaltender, whose main goal is to rip your face off your skull.'

“Picture fighting a 300-pound olympic weightlifter with the reflexes of a hockey goaltender, whose main goal is to rip your face off your skull.”

What should I watch out for when fighting a chimpanzee? This could be my favourite Quora thread.

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Twilight.

Twilight.

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London Bridge, St Paul’s, a double decker bus and a threat of sunset.

London Bridge, St Paul’s, a double decker bus and a threat of sunset.

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Permanent link to 'The iconic Okura Hotel in Tokyo is set to be demolished in 2015 to make way for a 38-storey glass tower — this will be a terrible loss to architecture, Tokyo, Japan and any right-thinking aesthete. It may be unpreventable, but there’s no harm in trying: Save the Okura hotel.'
The iconic Okura Hotel in Tokyo is set to be demolished in 2015 to make way for a 38-storey glass tower — this will be a terrible loss to architecture, Tokyo, Japan and any right-thinking aesthete. It may be unpreventable, but there’s no harm in trying: Save the Okura hotel.

The iconic Okura Hotel in Tokyo is set to be demolished in 2015 to make way for a 38-storey glass tower — this will be a terrible loss to architecture, Tokyo, Japan and any right-thinking aesthete. It may be unpreventable, but there’s no harm in trying: Save the Okura hotel.

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Of course the film looks great, but this is an absolute masterclass in the art of the trailer.

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RIP Rik.

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Delicious food last night at @PenkulandBanks, Beard to Tail’s successor on Curtain Road. Particularly enjoyed the squid ink risotto and sea bass, that was so delicious I are it before thinking to take a picture of it.

Permanent link to 'D–day the 6th June 1944. I stood high on the cliffs looking out to sea…'

“D–day the 6th June 1944. I stood high on the cliffs looking out to sea…”

Just a Walk in the Sun by Robert Stanley Price

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Loving the new adidas spot even more today. #allin (by adidas Football)

Permanent link to 'The first step to freedom is not just to change reality to fit your dreams — it’s to change the way you dream.'

“The first step to freedom is not just to change reality to fit your dreams — it’s to change the way you dream.”

Slavoj Žižek