All A-Twitter: Morning Report 12/13/13

"Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better." - Albert Einstein

Pictured Above: South Tyrol, or Alto Adige, an autonomous region in north Italy. Most of inhabitants are of Austro-Bavarian heritage and thereby speak German, though about a quarter of the population do indeed speak Italian.

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Also, did you know... Announcing that you have plans to do/acheive something chemically satisfies your brain enough to make you feel like you've already accomplished it. So go on and shut the f*ck up. [Newsweek]