Life lesson: when a restaurant worker drops a giant load of dishes, a few people...– Twitter / Matt Haughey
Coffee Drinks Illustrated →
Dude go and price out a Dell Cat. Once you add all of the advanced features the...– x-virge in the SA Mac Megathread (via)
Tumblelogs are the punk rock of blogging.– Telegraph (via)
Video | Colombian Zip Line →
“These kids ride a zip line 1200 ft above ground to school while the rest of us are stuck with crappy school buses.” Wow, this is freaky just to watch.
The Atlantic | Quirked Around - The unbearable... →
“[Quirk] can quickly go from an effective narrative tool to an end in itself.” I think of TAL as more of an great story show rather than a documentary. Kinda sounds like boomer bitterness but interesting points about Judd Apatow and Wes Anderson movies (rushmore FTW).
I wrote a thesis: Literary Progeria in the works of Flannery O’Connor and...– Conan O’Brien’s Harvard Commencement Speech (via TD) Wonderful comedy writing, easily the best speech of its kind that I have ever heard/read.
Guardian Unlimited Film | Citizen Kubrick →
“Kubrick’s films were landmark events - majestic, memorable and richly researched. But, as the years went by, the time between films grew longer and longer, and less and less was seen of the director. What on earth was he doing?” he also talks typography.
good call →
(via FakeSteve and lonelysandwich)
Delete tracks from a playlist AND music library at the same time with option+delete. this has been driving me nuts for a long time. Oh, and it also works with pictures in iphoto. Sweet. [via DF]
Hopefully I make the Beatles proud. Big shout out to Paul McCartney and the...– Ja Rule, on sampling “Eleanor Rigby” on his new album. Rolling Stone [via Vulture]
“WELL?, WHY DID YOU GO? YOU DIDN’T KNOW NEW YORK... →
Jezebel | New Rule: When 'Dating' Online, Add 20... →
I usually ignore online dating horror stories. Often they are pretty predictable (wait? the picture he used wasn’t really him? no way!) but this is the most insane story I have ever heard. links to the full story in Wired.
The national tragedy in Iraq is taking place against a political culture...– George Packer in his blog for The New Yorker
The List Universe | Top 15 Great Science Fiction... →
I don’t really consider myself a science fiction fan but i have read 5 of these and would like to read most of the others. snowcrash should be on the list though.
PWND!!!! If Business Meetings Were Like Internet Comments [CollegeHumor]
There are only three countries in the world that do not use the metric system:...– GOOD 006 (via DF)
MySpace.com - Saint - 87 - Male →
JP2 on myspace. sweet.
[The song] ‘Close Call’ was nearly five pages that involved a rival...– Rilo Kiley’s Jenny Lewis on distilling all her ideas into a three-minute pop song [LAT via Vulture]
The way to purchase an engagement ring on The Hills is to go to some store in...– The Hater
They keep saying we don’t understand the nature of this war. And critics...– Jon Stewart
Wikipedia | Friedman (unit) →
Tom Friedmans “next six months” of the Iraqi war have lasted almost 4 years. Better representation: http://agonist.org/files/active/1/finalfugl2.jpg
FT.com / World / US & Canada - Canada joins rush... →
“Canada raised the stakes in the battle to claim ownership of the Arctic by sending Stephen Harper, prime minister, on a three-day trek to the region, just days after the Russians planted a flag on the seabed at the North Pole.”
Ethanol as Alternative Fuel
“Nor is all ethanol created equal. In Brazil, ethanol made from sugar cane has an energy balance of 8-to-1 — that is, when you add up the fossil fuels used to irrigate, fertilize, grow, transport and refine sugar cane into ethanol, the energy output is eight times higher than the energy inputs. That’s a better deal than gasoline, which has an energy balance of 5-to-1. In...
Bratz is like being raped by MySpace.– Movie Review for Bratz: The Movie
This is why the terrorists hate us.– Bratz: The Movie | The A.V. Club