Nerina Pallot — Geek Love.
Bacon is the gateway meat.– Chef Ryan Farr to Time.
Ikea catalogue font change outrages typographists →
Nothing is more degrading than writing an article...
Using the word “tweet(ed)” in a serious article just doesn’t work and it doesn’t matter the context, all I can hear is some obnxious Fox News anchor saying “tweeted” with an emphasis that makes it sound like a foreign language.
And I’m answering! See you there September 16 to September 20.
My new favourite snack, for anytime of day: fig Marscapone cheese honey Let it melt in your mouth…
Beanie! I’m going to New York! But not today.– The nephew, on the phone, just now.
Frank Sinatra — Fly me to the Moon
Could we get someone in here? John got his package stuck in the Tape Machine and...– from Overheard in the Newsroom
Who says Canada has no power?
Anderson Cooper on the “performance” that was Heidi Montag’s debut at the Miss Universe pageant.
What I learned today:
Germans ate 260,063 tonnes of frozen pizzas in 2008 alone, according to the German frozen food institute (DTI). That’s 790,465,046 frozen pizzas, or just under 10 whole frozen pizzas consumed by every man, woman and child in Germany.
Make yourself a shark hoodie!
I’m so doing this! You’ll need: Heavyweight paper or cardstock Printer Tailor chalk or fabric-marking pencil Double-sided tape (optional) Scissors Gray hoodie Fabric glue Black felt Gray felt White felt Gray industrial felt Awl or drill with small bit Needle and gray embroidery thread Shark template (from Martha Stewart) How to: Print the shark template on heavyweight...
Nice article.. however, it was actually very hard to read.. whoever wrote...– A comment on an article I wrote. Recommended is use of capital letters, appropriate use of commas, and proper sentence structure ending with a single period. Also, it is helpful that you don’t assume all of the world’s jobs are filled by men. When will the internet quit being so...
Eeep! I'm drowning in a shark!
The cat one just looked silly with my little picture.
Tantrum of the century just happened outside my...
I realise its only 2009, and there is still a lot of century left, but seriously, it was epic.
Americans are too tired to have sex. →
who are these people monsters? (via amyyy:soupsoup) They are not Canadians! Geographically peculiar finding: Of all those asked—some 12,500 recent travelers from a dozen countries—only Canadians went with sex more often than sleep.
Hedgehogs - why can’t they just share the hedge?– Dan Antopolski, who had the funniest joke at the Edinburgh festival this year, as decided by judges and voters. Read the rest here.
Lamprey biting binge signals species return to... →
Sometimes I start working on an article and it turns into a completely different one. While this started as a story about two people being “attacked” by lampreys, it turned into an article about how these two incidents are a signal that the overfished species, may be making a return to the southern Baltic Sea and German coast.
Fork history! →
The first dining forks were used by the nobility in the Middle East and the Byzantine Empire. When in 1004 Maria Argyropoulina, niece of the Byzantine Emperor was married in Venice to Giovanni, son of the Doge of Venice, she brought with her a little case of golden forks, which she used at her wedding feast. The Venetians were shocked at this strange utensil and when Maria died two years later of...