‘And he says: ‘Yeah, man. The O.C.! I used to watch this shit in the joint.’ [x]
"When I die, the only words I want on my tombstone, apart from my name, are: Teenage Dreams, So Hard To Beat.”
- John Peel, OBE, 1939 ~ 2004.
"There is nothing you could add to it, or subtract from it to make it better…I play Teenage Kicks to remind myself exactly how a great record should sound.”
Any man’s death diminishes me,
Because I am involved in mankind,
And therefore never send to know for whom the bell tolls;
It tolls for thee.
Heat graph shows most and least common birthdays in the United States, based on births between 1973 -1997.
The study conducted by Harvard University shows the most popular birthday is September 16th, and least popular (discounting February 29th) is December 25th.
Interactive graph to show rank (e.g. September 16th is 1/366)
The length of the Wright Brothers first flight was shorter than the wingspan of a Boeing 747.
“People say you’re born innocent, but it’s not true. You inherit all kinds of things that you can do nothing about. You inherit your identity, your history, like a birthmark that you can’t wash off. … We are born with our heads turned back, but my mother says we have to face into the future now. You have to earn your own innocence, she says. You have to grow up and become innocent.”