Oct 25, 2010  •  In Photography, Random, Web

Things Organized Neatly

Things Organized Neatly is a Tumblr blog that showcases, well, things organized neatly. I don’t know about you, but looking through these images makes me very happy and satisfied. The OCD in me jumps for joy. Via Boing Boing. You may also like: What Would Your Name Be If You Were Born Today? The Human […]

Aug 19, 2010  •  In NYC, Personal, Random

Area Code Elitists

Remember that scene in the Sex and the City movie (the first crappy movie, not the second, crappier, insightful film about life in the Middle East and cross-cultural exchanges) when Carrie needs to get a new phone number and is dismayed to find that there are no more 917 numbers available, and that she’ll need to […]

Jul 30, 2010  •  In Infographics, Information, Random

How to Win Rock-Paper-Scissors

And here I thought rock-paper-scissors is a game of chance. Who would’ve thought that there is actual strategy involved, or that there are actual tournaments sponsored by the World Rock Paper Scissors Society, with a $50k prize for the winner? Via Flowing Data. You may also like: The Disapproval Matrix What Would Your Name Be If You […]

May 31, 2010  •  In Personal, Random

Grammar vs Sarcasm

In my post about the 2010 World Cup Murals, reader Nina left a comment to correct my grammar: It’s “I COULDN’T care less about soccer.” “I can care less” implies that you do in fact care about soccer and it would be possible for you reduce the amount you care. Make sense? 🙂 This was […]

Aug 19, 2009  •  In Art/Design, Random

Resetting the Hope Diamond

I have always had a fascination with the Hope Diamond – not because I like jewels (I don’t), but for the gruesome deaths and bad luck in its history. In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Harry Winston’s donation of the Hope Diamond to the Smithsonian Institution, the infamous diamond will be reset into a […]

Jan 21, 2009  •  In Random

A Picture of Me at the Inauguration

Here I am, standing just a few feet away from our new President at the inauguration: Can you spot me? Go pretend you were there too, using MyInauguralPhoto.com. Via TechCrunch. You may also like: What Would Your Name Be If You Were Born Today? How Well Can You Read Others’ Emotions? [The Eye Test] How […]

Dec 18, 2008  •  In Personal, Random

The Year 2008 in Pictures

The Boston Globe has posted an amazing set of pictured The year 2008 in photographs (part 1 of 3). Wow. Some of the photographs are achingly beautiful. Others are downright brutal. So many paint pictures of loss and suffering, the magnitude of which I can only imagine. I have some unpleasant things going on in […]

Nov 22, 2008  •  In Random

The End of Daylight Savings Time?

President-elect Obama is looking to axe the controversial daylight savings time (DST). I’ve always had a great sense of time so I have never had a problem with DST. However, I do get a bit sad every spring as we lose an hour. How about you? Do you think we should join the ranks of […]