In France, January signals the arrival of endives, cardoons (artichoke thistles)...– In Pursuit of the Perfect Pea - NYTimes.com Oh my god. This article is like food erotica. Also, did you know that fresh peas will squeak when you rub them together?
Biologists create synthetic DNA capable of... →
Beck: "I Only Have Eyes for You" →
Beck does some lovely crooning for this throwback classic. It’s all for the awesome Song 1 project.
Did Humans Invent Music? →
theatlantic: curiositycounts: Food for thought: Is music a deep biological adaptation in its own right, or is it a cultural invention based mostly on our other capacities for language, learning, and emotion? And if music is an adaptation, did it really evolve to promote mating success as Darwin thought, or other for benefits such as group cooperation or mother-infant bonding? The debaters:...
AdAge: Tumblr Tests New Tools for Users and Brands →
Great interview with David Karp on how tumblr will finally monetize… Liking the customized approach he’s considering.
Loving the new RHCP album I’m With You. You...
Testing testing…Spotify’s new app.
14 Punctuation Marks That You Never Knew Existed →
Digging the “interrobang,” “snark,” and “exclamation comma” signs. Yes, tumblr. There is an sign for “snark.”
Levo League Offers Career-Building Resources to... →
levolove: The facts are clear and indisputable — on average, women make 77.5 cents for every dollar a man makes, and four in ten companies have no women in senior management. Even Facebook — home to one of tech’s most famous women, Sheryl Sandberg — has no women on its board. Gen Y women are less likely to speak up in the workplace, and though many feel that they are underpaid, they ask for a...
Narratives With No Need for Translation →
Anan Giradharadas expounds on the gorgeous similes and metaphors in Katherine Book’s new book, “Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity.”
Look like you’re going someplace better later.– Simon Doonan on What to wear at the office. - Slate Magazine
The Complete Guide to Not Giving a Fuck →