contentgenerator: “julia invited me to go tubing down the guadalupe river again but i played golf instead…spent all day in the water anyways, HEY-OH!” —Tedd
Maybe this shouldn't surprise me,
but you STILL have to dial +1 when calling long distance from a land line.
The bad news. →
(via contentgenerator) A day in the life of a seventh-grade iPhone app programmer. “Our goal was to get approved by the app store, sell a bunch of copies and make more apps,” said Kaplan, who in recent years completed an advanced placement computer science course and served as a keynote speaker at the National American Council for Online Learning. Also, styli exist for iPhones!
A new trapeze school is opening June 6th in Chinatown!
I wish I knew about this when flashcards were still an important part of my studies: Quizlet.
Museum for Missing Places →
"I Love College" -- I can't believe this is real... →
Remember the band, Harry and the Potters? What’s next? Edward and the Cullens? Gossip Girl was also a book series. Blair and the Waldorfs? Serena and the Van der Woodsens?
Sobering display from the SlapChop.
Real life applications of policy debate #1:...
Democrats in the House Energy and Commerce Committee have taken a novel step to head off Republican efforts to slow action this week on a sweeping climate bill: Hiring a speed reader. Committee Republicans, who largely oppose the measure, have said they may force the reading of the entire 946-page bill, as well as major amendments totaling several hundred pages. So far, Republicans have decided...
I’m 99% sure of its impossibility, but is there a way to log into multiple gmail accounts at the same time, in the same browser? I will award a prize to whomever devises a way to do so. ?
This is kind of like the project in "Knocked Up",... →
$30 trip to London. →
MYFOXNY.COM - This week, thousands of people are getting stimulus checks in the mail. The problem is that a lot of them are dead. A Long Island woman was shocked when she checked the mail and received a letter from the U.S. Treasury — but it wasn’t for her. Antoniette Santopadre of Valley Stream was expecting a $250 stimulus check. But when her son finally opened it, they saw that...
Uh oh, Cheerio!
Do you want to know something about Cheerios that, until recently, General Mills didn’t know? Of course you do. Cheerios is a drug. No, really. The WSJ Health Blog says that General Mills made a slight, um, let’s call it a “miscalculation” when they were drafting their marketing speech and by claiming that Cheerios is “clinically proven to lower cholesterol,”...
They could have cast a better Vince, but the parody is spot on.
For the most part a scar is something to hide not something to celebrate but one company has created a jewelry line to showcase your personal badges of honor. It’s My Scar can create a bracelet, ring, earrings or necklace that is a rendering of your personal scar. The website examples include scars from surgeries and accidents. The cost ranges from $200 to $1,500 depending on the size,...
Barbados guarantees PERFECT weather
Perfect Weather Guarantee You plan a vacation to Barbados to loll around the beach, sipping a rum punch, two activities that just don’t lend themselves to gray, miserable weather. But this eastern-most Caribbean island really doesn’t have much terrible weather — even hurricane strikes are rare — so much so that the island’s tourism authority is willing to guarantee...
A decade of Google’s Mother’s Day Logos Remember when I did this for New Year’s?
Confirmations the Midwest is still terrified of swine flu: periodic PA announcements in the Chicago airport encouraging travelers to cover their mouths when they cough and to wash their hands frequently.
Meet a Sailing Polar Bear! →