You know when you're so tired that your brain just...
Yea. I’m two seconds away from having keyboard imprints on my right cheek.
Les Paul - Chasing Sound! →
Wonderful documentary on Les Paul’s life and musical contributions on the occasion of his 90th birthday. Colleagues, friends and Les himself share memories of his greatest achievements, from his invention of overdubbing to his exquisite records with Mary Ford to the creation of the Les Paul Gibson. Lucky you - you can watch it all right now on Hulu.
Death of the Billable Hour? →
(mandalay) Trick for reading WSJ w/o a subscription: Just google the name of the article, and the full version will come up in the link. They have to index it this way for SEO. Enjoy the free content :)
thephenthouse: Guster - (Nothing but) Flowers ...
Heart group urges daily limit on added sugar →
The American Heart Association issued its first guidelines on added sugars today. They say adults should consumer no more than 6 teaspoons of added sugar daily. The current average is 22 teaspoons! One piece of advice: stop drinking soda.
He was a Rabelaisian figure in the Senate and in life, instantly recognizable by...– Edward Kennedy, Senate Stalwart, Dies - NYT (BrianVan)
Led Zeppelin - The Lemon Song The way you squeeze...
Ouch. That's gonna bruise.
Well that is that and this is this. You tell me what you want and then I tell...
NYT: Does Exercise Reduce Your Cancer Risk? →
Short answer: yes.
On the way down I stopped in the fragrance room and sampled the Laguna Beach...– —From Mike Albo’s brilliant review of the new Holister store, in The New York Times (Fashionista)
Do you love or hate that restaurants are required...
My answer: More information is always better when it comes to nutrition at restaurants, but I don’t think posting the calories on menus will have any impact on obesity rates. People already know that a double cheeseburger is worse than a single cheeseburger is worse than a veggie burger. It’s not rocket science. We will continue to indulge in these foods because they’re ingrained in American...
How to Talk to a Town-Hall Crazy
brianvan: There are some recipes online involving chicken cooked into omelettes or fritattas… yet I’m kinda grossed out by that. Having chicken with eggs? Ugh. BTW, when did I become a Jew? Actually, kosher jews can have chicken with eggs, just not chicken with milk or cheese. My grandma has a great recipe for cornflake crusted chicken, and she dips the chicken in raw egg, coats it in cornflakes...
Just got a bonafide North Face backpack for $20 outside my office! Score!
Daily Intel: In Which Neighborhood Does This... →
Too laugh out loud funny not to post.
Harvard Primatologist Says Joys of Barbecue... →
thephenthouse: “In his book, “Catching Fire: How Cooking Made Us Human,” Wrangham argues that it was not agriculture, tools or meat eating that led to the rise of human beings. The big leap forward came about two million years ago when hominids first discovered the joys of the barbecue.”
Do Make Say Think - Do (Brand spankin' new song) →
pantsblog: So amazing. Digging it.
NYT Magazine Preview: Saving the World's Women -... →
Afghanistan's untold story: Stability, tourists,... →
Bookmarking to read later.
My clients are driving me crazy.
thephenthouse: Here’s my birthday card from G. For your viewing pleasure.
Can’t wait to go here for Mike’s birthday dinner!
News sites can no longer capture reader’s attention with 20 percent news, and 80...– -Erick Shonfeld (The Media Bundle Is Dead, Long Live The News Aggregators)
Happy Birthday Mike!
You are the best :)
i met a genius
whiskeyandgoatsmilk: I met a genius on the train today about 6 years old, he sat beside me ran down along the coast we came to the ocean an then he looked at me and said, it’s not pretty. it was the first time I’d realized that. -Charles Bukowski
Franz Ferdinand’s Ulysses is rocking my cubicle right now. Is it inappropriate to have “C’mon let’s get high” reverberating around the office?
Not having summer Fridays > Having summer fridays...
At least I have the Yeah Yeah Yeahs Radio on Last FM to keep me company. Who needs sunshine anyway, right?