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OMG baby loons are cute (and tiny) scroll through

- alex 6-27-2014 6:00 pm [link] [1 ref] [2 comments]

if you had asked me if i knew anyone that would deliver a ted talk (even one aimed at youths) i would have been hard pressed to name anyone. not that the world doesnt want to hear what all of you have to say. but it has happened or i can only assume it has as it is in spanish and "tedtalk" may mean something else entirely in that language. maybe they were talking about world cup highlights, ya know, the important stuff. this is my friend from puerto rico, at least ill claim she is my friend, though i havent spoken to her in a number of years, as i still am on the mailing list for her business.

- dave 6-27-2014 5:21 am [link] [add a comment]

Have you ever seen Dallas from a DC-9 at night?

- bill 6-24-2014 3:44 pm [link] [4 comments]

monti rock III kills at don't tell momas NYC

- bill 6-17-2014 4:26 am [link] [add a comment]

i just realized that it is an almost certainty that i was out last night with a pair of mismatched black adidas sneakers, one with black soles and one white. the germans must have thought i was representing their team. i was not.

- dave 6-15-2014 7:57 pm [link] [add a comment]

Tesla goes open source

- bill 6-13-2014 12:00 am [link] [add a comment]

Vessyl is the Yves Béhar designed smart cup that knows exactly what you're drinking. It connects to your iPhone over bluetooth, identifies drinks, nutritional content, along with how much of what you drink. 

Let's cut to the chase: while I only had an hour with a Vessyl prototype, I tried nearly a dozen beverages in it -- and it successfully identified all of them. Within 10 seconds, the device, which currently resembles more of a Thermos than a finished product, recognized Crush orange soda, Vitamin Water XXX, Tropicana orange juice, Gatorade Cool Blue, plain-old water, and a few other beverages, all by name. Yes, this cup knows the difference between Gatorade Cool Blue and Glacier Freeze.

- jim 6-12-2014 8:16 pm [link] [add a comment]

active shooter at Portland HS
- bill 6-10-2014 6:01 pm [link] [add a comment]


- bill 6-09-2014 12:44 pm [link] [add a comment]

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- mark 6-08-2014 8:21 pm [link] [add a comment]

Bill, Did you see this one?

- b. 6-06-2014 8:58 pm [link] [1 comment]

deep space

- bill 6-05-2014 3:07 pm [link] [add a comment]

Can't find stevedo's comment about gluten in portland's water supply... hilarious

- linda 6-05-2014 6:05 am [link] [add a comment]

Domino Sugar Factory redevelopment plan. I hadn't seen this before. SHoP is the architect.

- jim 6-03-2014 4:11 pm [link] [4 comments]

Apple recently bought Beats (headphones, speakers, nascent music streaming service) for $3 billion dollars. Strange deal on the face of it. I was perplexed but am now slowly coming around. Here is a great article that saves me the time of trying to say why this deal might work: To understand Beats you need to understand Lady Gaga. And it's a good read in terms of the future of the music business (and Hollywood and the rest of the media world) apart from the Apple/Beats angle. 

- jim 6-03-2014 3:07 pm [link] [7 comments]

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- bill 6-03-2014 12:39 pm [link] [add a comment]

j & r closed for the foreseeable future.

- dave 6-02-2014 8:04 pm [link] [1 ref] [4 comments]


- dave 5-30-2014 11:24 pm [link] [2 comments]

For all of them, it started much as it will start for you: a strangely persistent itch at the back of the head, a discomfort on the left side, a lump fingered in the shower. Something it became impossible to ignore. 

Right, Before I Die



- linda 5-29-2014 9:50 pm [link] [add a comment]

Edgar Oliver in the New Yorker.

Really just wanted to beat Bill to the punch.
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- alex 5-28-2014 1:25 am [link] [7 comments]

RIP Massimo Vignelli

Really just wanted to beat Bill to the punch.
At least I knew who he was.

- alex 5-28-2014 1:20 am [link] [1 ref] [2 comments]

A Branch of May

may contain

Lincoln's Sparrow

- alex 5-25-2014 10:35 pm [link] [4 comments]

Turn your kid's art into a stuffy. Love this. 

- linda 5-24-2014 9:43 pm [link] [8 comments]