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The Non Sports Fan’s Guide to Jeremy Lin
LINSANITY! is sweeping the nation, and you're still fairly certain that that's not even a word. That's OK; it's not, really. But every now and then, a figure from the sports world emerges, words are invented (remember Tebowing?), and the athlete in question very quickly becomes impossible to...
Montrose collector says his meteorites aren't make believe
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO) - One man's meteorite collection has become the center of controversy. The Grand Junction Police Department says its investigation shows that Steve Curry's rocks aren't real, an assertion Curry vehemently denies, showing his own scientific analysis. "All of my research is totally transparent," says Curry.
John Mahoney | Klout
Technology news, videos, opinions, from an enthusiastic Rackspace employee who grew up in Silicon Valley and has interviewed more than 3,200 geeks. The day will happen whether or not you get up. - John Ciardi partner at kleiner perkins. early employee or cofounder of 4 startups. board member @ path, erly, zaarly, klout, inspirato.
How Pinterest Is Changing Website Design Forever
Print Story Email Story Reprints Even if you haven't ever visited popular visual bookmarking site Pinterest, you might recognize its design elements - which have been popping up everywhere since the startup burst onto the mainstream scene in 2011. The site doesn't use traditional web building blocks.
I Was Kim Jong Il's Cook
True stories from the Dear Leader's onetime chef The author, who writes under a pseudonym, is a Japanese sushi chef. In 1982, at the invitation of a Japanese-North Korean trading company, he started working in a sushi restaurant in Pyongyang. In 1988 he agreed to serve as Kim Jong Il's personal chef-a job he held until 2001.
Sporty little MIT ‘city car’ is cute as an animal-themed butt plug
Sporty little MIT ‘city car' is cute as an animal-themed butt plug MIT's 1,609-pound, all-electric wheeled pod thingy is actually going to be produced and sold, so we thought it could use a marketing campaign. Also, the whole web is kind of having a holiday right now, and we wanted to throw our party hats in the ring.
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Pee Wee Is Coming to Broadway, People!: Gothamist
After a successful run in LA in January, a theatrical adaptation of the ironic classic TV show Pee Wee's Playhouse will transfer to Broadway in October. The production will mark Pee Wee creator Paul Reubens's Broadway debut, as well as the Broadway debut of director Alex Timbers, whose Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson has been an Off Broadway hit.
Great tits also have age-related defects
The offspring of older great tit females are much less successful than those of younger mothers. Things mainly go wrong in the later stages of the upbringing, concludes an evolutionary biologist. For great tit females, it turns out to be a good idea to invest in generating offspring in the first years of life.
IPad Takes First and Second Place in Consumer Reports Tablet Ratings
The tablet wars rage on, but Consumer Reports has already declared a winner: Apple's iPad 2, which outscored rival devices from Motorola, Dell, Samsung, ViewSonic and Archos. Judged against 17 criteria, including touch-screen responsiveness, versatility, portability, screen glare, and ease of use, the 32GB Wi-Fi+3G verison of the iPad 2 came out with a top rating of "Excellent" in nearly all of them.
I've been thinking a lot lately about my father, F. Champion Ward, who died four years ago at the age of 97. As of last December, he would have been one hundred years old, an age upon which my 98 year-old widowed mother is rapidly advancing.