February 16, 2015

The Photoshop of Sound – The New Yorker

On a recent visit to Oliveto, a nouvelle Italian restaurant in the Rockridge neighborhood of Oakland, California, I paid attention less to the food than to the…


David Carr, a Journalist at the Center of the Sweet Spot

For a while, a few years ago, there was a weekly video on the New York Times website called The Sweet Spot, taped during off hours in the cafeteria on the 14th…


The Quotable David Carr

David Carr was often more quotable than the personalities he wrote about. His plainspoken style was sometimes blunt, and searingly honest about himself. The…


February 15, 2015

The Reason Why Jon Stewart Is the Best Journalist of This Generation

By Steven Lloyd Wilson | Think Pieces | February 13, 2015 | Comments (86) Jon Stewart made his announcement a few days ago, and it’s one that has filled both me…


February 14, 2015

Porter Tray Table

Beautiful side table, and super reasonable in the scheme of things. / via Swiss-Miss


February 12, 2015

The Untold Story Of Shake Shack’s $1.6 Billion Branding

Last week, Shake Shack went public in an IPO that ballooned to $1.6 billion—cementing the brand’s journey from a one-off boutique stand in New York’s Madison…


beeple’s Videos on Vimeo

Whoa. Educational and inspiring videos. / via Coudal


beeple’s Videos on Vimeo

Here are all of the videos that beeple has uploaded to Vimeo. Appearances are videos that beeple has been credited in by others.


February 11, 2015

The Likely Cause of Addiction Has Been Discovered, and It Is Not What You Think | Johann Hari

It is now one hundred years since drugs were first banned — and all through this long century of waging war on drugs, we have been told a story about addiction…


February 9, 2015

Someday is Now: The Art of Corita Kent

I want to go to there. (Closes April 19 at the Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh) / via Austin Kleon


February 8, 2015

That’s not a tiara atop Great American tower

Enquirer file File photo. File photo. less Architect Robert-Pascal Barone is a University of Cincinnati graduate and resident of Hyde Park. A design competition…


Cincinnati lawyer was smuggler, model for Gatsby

file photo “Death Valley Farm.” The scene of George Remus’ bootleg activities. The farm was near Westwood where, in the early 1920s, Remus stored whiskey and…


February 7, 2015

THE TECH ‘TITANIC’: How red-hot startup Fab raised $330 million and then went bust

Business Insider On Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, Fab CEO Jason Goldberg gathered a dozen executives in the eighth-floor conference room of the company’s New York City…


February 5, 2015

Jessica Hische and Forever Love

I "loved" Jessica's previous stamp work she'd done with Louise Fili. This video makes me want even more.


February 4, 2015

The AI Revolution: Road to Superintelligence – Wait But Why

Okay so there are two different kinds of notes now. The blue circles are the fun/interesting ones you should read. They’re for extra info or thoughts that I…


atomic aqua table lamp

I don't need this CB2 lamp, but I can totally envision it in my life. / via bblinks


Searching for Sex – NYTimes.com

Seth Stephens-Davidowitz ARE you confused by sex? I certainly am. One of the many reasons sex is puzzling is that we lack reliable data. People lie to friends,…


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February 1, 2015

Chili Is a Local Specialty With a Specific History. Beans Are Not Part of That History.

Photo by Aimee M Lee / Shutterstock The core ingredients of chili are “fiery envy, scalding jealousy, scorching contempt, and sizzling scorn,” wrote New York…