The new van.
My old high school pal Jane Root featured in Variety. Hardest working woman in TV? Well done Jane.
Terri Gold uses infrared film and now converted digital cameras to capture these indigenous tribes. I’m not a huge fan of IR for people, but it works to a degree […]
“In the summer of 2001, American Tom Sponheim was vacationing in Barcelona with his wife. On their way to the cathedral of Sagrada Familia, they wandered through the bustling flea […]
Great story, well worth a read. Who knew the trade in human hair was a $645M business?
Why don’t we use FaceTime Audio more? Whenever I have used it the audio quality is excellent and you can use it when there is no cell coverage but you […]
A proof of concept is now available for Chrome, but is not fully functional (as in, it only detects ads, it doesn’t block them): “To avoid taking sides on the […]
“The numbers alone are staggering: Five million to seven million photographic prints are stored here, along with tens of millions of clippings. (The Times’s collection of about 10 million photographic […]
Some of the ladders are almost 100 years old. I LOVE stuff like this. And why do they use wood and not lighter material? Watch to find out. By Ask […]
Source: The Future of Adventure Is Female
What’s up? Travel is booming. Hotel occupancy is booming. Domestic airlines have flown more passengers each year since 2010, and last year U.S. airlines set a record, with 823 million […]
A photograph showing a young woman smiling bemusedly at an incensed English Defence League protester has been widely shared as a symbol of Birmingham’s defiance in the face of the […]
Source: How to Find Your Missing Keys and Stop Losing Other Things – The New York Times
Dominique! Let’s start a league. This is fucking hilarious!
Damn! Amazing tale. Pixar employees work insanely hard, it can be gruelling all-nighters, all-weekend, all-your-life. But when someone erases the server…
Maybe the nicest, most generous people I have ever known. My Mormon friends that is. “The Mormon Church has a particular philosophy of help. Don Johnson, division director for the […]
These images are brilliant. Reminds me of early Tessa Traeger, but harder, dare I say? Better. “MENU is a new photo series by photographer Robert Harrison and chef Robbie Postma, […]
From The Guardian… Nancy Pelosi, the House minority leader, called Friday “a great day for our country”, adding: “What happened on the floor was a victory for the American people.” […]
Source: 21 of Our Best Pancake Recipes – Recipes from NYT Cooking
Check out this quite cool app that does things that other apps do, but in a slightly better way. Polaroid Swing.
“If I want sedation, I’ll have a beer,” said David S. Howes, who has had several awake procedures (and who is himself a doctor, an emergency physician in Chicago). During […]
“Toilet paper, like practically everything except the guillotine and the skyscraper, was first invented in ancient China, circa the sixth century AD. But it wasn’t until 1798 that a Frenchman […]
Author Michael Lewis. “I’m talking to YOU Les Hall!” “People waste years of their lives not being willing to waste hours of their lives. If you mistake busyness for importance–which […]
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In the civilised world where scientific facts are accepted as er, actual facts, our enlightened Euro pals do the right thing. Meanwhile in the USA, the Govt. is trying to […]
Let’s hope so. From the sometimes lame Grauniad.
Kevin planning world domination. We went to Potpourri of Silk on Zang. Great lunch and afternoon tea spot.
My pal Phil has a site full of stories, read by Phil in videos. They are for children mostly. He is a very talented orator and kids love him. Check […]