A Texas man says his wife “tries to get me to waver from the commitment and get me to cheat. She hid my Febreze from me.” It’s not what you think.
Historic photos, mapped →
Shorpy + YQL on Google Maps = Shorpy, Geoplaced
Editors are really valuable, and, the way things are going, undervalued. These...– From “Real Editors Ship” by Paul Ford.
proud n00b: #learn #change #start - Day 1. →
Here it is- my first work day without a job & 100% dependent on this transformation. I am still in SF the next two weeks to get the house ready for a new roommate we having moving in, and my friend Marco who is subletting my room. But the next two weeks need to be jammed with learning as much…
I can’t come to the phone right now....
The willpower paradox →
bobulate: “To be willing is to be able.” Or so we have heard. But recent research shows that setting your mind on a goal may be counterproductive: [The researcher] identified some key traits needed not only for long-term abstinence but for any personal objective, from losing weight to learning to play guitar. And: [One group] was basically putting their minds into wondering mode, while the...
There is a secret sauce to creating a successful TED talk, and here, management consultant and former bioinformatics researcher Sebastian Wernicke reveals the recipe. Through statistical analysis, he’s found the most common traits among popular and not so popular presentations. He leaves us a “gift” — a generator called tedPAD, where you can create good and bad talks. It’s...
I’m going to give you three examples to explain why what you’re...– Composer Jason Robert Brown and a young fan fight about copyright. It’s an exhausting but somewhat enlightening read.
New Music Monday
Crowded House, one of my favorite bands ever, has a new album out. Listen above and buy the official release July 12 (US and Canada), on the same day they kick off a North American tour.