Pursue the Passion - Three recent college graduates dealt with the post-college "What now?" freak out by touring the country and interviewing professionals who are passionate about what they do. more inside
Anna Nicole Smith is dead. She was found unresponsive in her hotel room in Florida and pronounced dead at a local hospital.
[Curious George] Denver Pet Sitter & SF Tourist Attractions Jim T. and I will be in San Francisco for four days in March and we need 1) Recommendation for cat(s) sitter in Denver, 2) Some fun touristy things to do in San Francisco. more inside
Barbary Apes Run Wild on Gibraltar - Amusing NYTimes article about the last "free-range monkeys" in Europe
Aol Instant Messenger (AIM) has new terms of service - An excerpt: …by posting Content on an AIM Product, you grant AOL, its parent, affiliates, subsidiaries, assigns, agents and licensees the irrevocable, perpetual, worldwide right to reproduce, display, perform, distribute, adapt and promote this Content in any medium. You waive any right to privacy. You waive any right to inspect or approve uses of the Content or to be compensated for any such uses. more inside
Real men are Brawny men -- Brawny has a homo-erotic ad campaign that is as creepy as it is brilliant. I especially enjoyed the "Innocent Escapes" which are best described by friend: “Don’t you feel like he is going to turn on you at any moment and kill you and keep your corpse in a shrine in the woods?” I'm going to go buy some paper towels now.
Don't eat it Steve!! -- Steve eats things he shouldn't and blogs about it.
Using punctuation to say what you mean - ze frank brings you the ultimate in passive agressive communication.(requires sound)
Can you read people’s thoughts by just looking at them? - This article is 2 years old, but I missed it the first time and it is fascinating. Malcolm Gladwell interviewed people who study facial expressions for meaning (and indexed about 3,000 of them) for a living. If you're interested in anthropolgy or psychology or sociology at all, this is a great--although long--read.
Spider-Man reviews crayons - It's just silly and it's not even Friday.
Is it a picture or a painting? - There is recent speculation that 17th century artist Johannes Vermeer used a precurser to the camera, the Camera Obscura, to create his incredibly detailed paintings. The result is an interesting blurring between artistic and scientific mediums.
Curious George: Getting there ahead of the moving truck - I'm moving to a new state in two and a half weeks and there is a very real possibility that my fiance, the three cats and I will arrive ahead of all of our stuff. Any suggestions on what to do with ourselves with nothing in the house except some bedding, toilettries, a couple sets of clothes and three very agitated cats? more inside
Help the Kerry Campaign during the Democratic convention - Meg of Mighty Girl fame is in Boston with the Kerry Campaign is looking for people over the age of 21 to help out during the convention. This could be a great opportunity for people in the area.
The Book of Sand -- The pages of the Book of Sand are infinite and randomly numbered. The pages of Borges' story The Book of Sand, as presented here, are also randomly numbered, but conveniently, there are only eight of them. Can you put the pages in the proper order?
Curious George: Martini lounge appetizers -- I'm hosting a murder mystery party for the man's birthday with a Vegas Martini Lounge theme. The company I hired is writing all the characters, but I need to cater. Any ideas for good appetizers (bonus points if they fit in the Martini lounge theme). more inside
Here's a homemade trailor for Office Space Wars - a homemade trailor setting Office Space in the Star Wars galaxy. It made me laugh hard. (WARNING: 30 mg file .wmv file) [via the double Boing] more inside
Curious George - I'm getting married almost exactly a year from now and it occurred to me that I need to start thinking and arranging for things. Anyone with experience planning a wedding have advice? I have questions for guys and gals. more inside
R.I.P. Ray Charles - Any fans out there? What was your favorite Ray Charles tune? Was his music a soundtrack to any special memories?Page 1 2 3