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If the headline “Obama breaks with former pastor” makes me picture...– Twitter / lonelysandwich
Assemble furniture. Ikea would not sell $20 billion worth of furniture every...– Self-help: 25 Things All Women Should Learn To Do Already Wow, a list of things all women should learn to do that’s not patronizing and is actually pretty accurate. Except for the perfume one. Thanks to FE for the link.
But it is in times of duress, experts say, that minding your health is perhaps...– Stressed out? Turmoil takes a toll on diet, exercise routine - Yahoo! News I’m looking at YOU, certain someone who had eaten nothing but a cookie dough Balance Bar this afternoon.
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Harmonix also plans to release two more complete albums as Rock Band downloads,...– Gamasutra - Rock Band Full Albums to Include Judas Priest, Pixies, Cars Woo! Party at MJH’s, who I thank for passing along this news. UPDATE: Thank you to WH for passing along this clip:
They found that beef is responsible for about one-and-a-half times more warming...– “Eating Local” Has Little Effect on Warming, Study Says
Doesn’t elite mean good? Is that not something we’re looking for in a president...– Jon Stewart on Barack Obama being called “elistist”
Being a fuck-up with a good heart is endearing when you’re young; if...– The Replacements: Sorry Ma, Forgot to Take Out the Trash / Stink / Hootenanny / Let It Be: Pitchfork Record Review
So permit me to make one last insane comparison: Los Campesinos! are the closest...– Los Campesinos!: Hold on Now, Youngster… - PopMatters Music Review
FLUXBLOG: Mountain Goats' live studio version of... →
It is indeed very good. Better than the original, I think.
Abovethelaw.com: (Whereupon there is screaming) →
So many, many thanks to PH for this link about a transcript of a deposition that went hilariously awry.
Getting Things Done: David Allen on the Curse of... →
I just loved the phrase “Curse of the Eternally Urgent.” Definitely feeling that at the moment.
Heading to ad:tech. Which should I pack: silver bullets, garlic, or earnest...– Twitter / Scott Simpson
So unless you literally see a baby’s head poking out of my vagina, please...– best of craigslist : A public service announcement: Please stop asking me if I’m pregnant.
Adam Smith, Esq.: An inquiry into the economics of... →
The problem of disproportionate attrition by female law firm associates is almost always addressed as a “diversity” issue (having women around adds diversity, so what can we do to keep them?) and not, more appropriately, as an economics issue (losing female associates makes us a less competitive business). I thought this post made some excellent points to this end. “But the...
Ah. Zeitgeist. Like an old college girlfriend with three kids, still smoking a...– Twitter / Chad
Twitter / Hodgman →
Hooray, my favorite world expert on hobos is Twittering. I reiterate my question as to why everyone on earth just discovered Twitter 5 minutes ago.
There’s a darkness inside of me that I’m only now starting to come to grips with...– Paste Magazine :: Feature :: The Meaning of Life If you’re into unbelievably trite navel-gazing and Ben Gibbard, the article above will NOT disappoint. I think the quote above says it all. At least when combined with this cover photo: …and, of course, the title of the piece. IMs with...
Some that I found amusing
Single-Girl Things to Do Before You Marry - MSN... →
I don’t read girlie magazines such as Cosmopolitan or Glamour, so maybe I have a low tolerance threshhold, but I come across stuff like this and it makes me want to stab someone in the eye. Preferably the author of this.