streeter: I went shopping today for all new clothes and one of my stops was at American Apparel. Now, I’m a pretty big dude and the stuff there isn’t exactly made for larger ladies or gentlemen. In short, I knew most of what I tried on there was going to look terrible on me and, lo and behold, it did. That’s when it hit me. That’s when I realized the difference between American Apparel and...
I like that advice...
Pinpoint one thing you enjoy doing that scares the hell out of everybody else. Then do that for a living.
HD video recording for under $200 bucks? Apparently. DXG’s DXG-569V HD Camcorder...– DXG-569V HD Camcorder | Uncrate Poor quality online video is but a relic of the past. (via jonathanmarcus)
pile:So this is pretty fun. Learn how to do it with any post you’ve reblogged here. Tumblr should do this by default.
What is a sport? →
An article about what is a sport, and what is just a game. With some definitions thrown in about the two.
A list of movies that are seen as “classics” but should really be “unclassics”.
Pitchfork gives "Third" by Portishead an 8.8. This... →
“Puff the Magic Dragon” by Broken Social Scene...
riotrepublic:Nine Inch Nails - Discipline New...
Frankly, he couldn't be more nuts about job →
Great Q&A with a Fenway Park peanut vendor about his job.
After using Tumblr semi-regularly now for awhile,...
weezer - 'Pork and Beans' →
davidcho: (streaming from weezer.com) New single off their new record.
What's a good "starter" Mac?
marco: Casey Liss asks: I’m can feel myself start to buckle under all the peer pressure. I’m strongly considering buying my first Mac. For all you fanboys, self-proclaimed and closet alike, what do you recommend? While I probably could blow $2k+ on a MacBook Pro, I don’t want to. I’d like to do something nice, but on the cheaper side. I’m considering the $1300 MacBook that has the DVD burner. On...
It’s All Politics →
lindsaycampbell:The Summer 2008 Beijing Olympics don’t take place until August, but the torch is on the move. Adolf Hitler first thought of the torch run (from the ruins of Olympia in Greece to the host…
Ten Easy Ways to be Kind to Earth Today
williamcotton: dihard: 1. turn off the tap - while brushing, while lathering, while shaving. 2. walk, bike, or carpool instead of driving. 3. bring your own bag. 4. eat only local food. 5. don’t eat meat. 6. unplug your appliances when not in use - your tv, your lights, your microwave. get a power strip with an easy on/off switch. 7. stop unwanted junk mail. 8. adjust your thermostat....
The Culture Code →
verbadjectivenoun:my new read. i read at a snail’s pace. not in the sense that it takes 5 minutes to finish one page, but more like 4 months to finish one book because i put it down and forget about it so often. i am on a mission to change that!
Real Time World Clock →
riotrepublic:I always stare at these things trying to grasp the reality of it all.
britticisms:“Machine Gun” by Portishead
emilyposts: For You - Johnny Cash and Dave...
Top 5 Reasons to Dislike Pre-Med Students | Wired... →
joshmohrer: noahkalina:Temple of the Dog - Hunger...
snooz3r: Watermelon Nights I’m confused/amused. Should there be a reason why I have seen this at least 5 times? —via marco
noahkalina:Faith No More - War Pigs
Why aren’t there more Googles? The answer’s very simple. Because every company...– Umair Haque (via azspot). Why is it such a strange idea for web startups to try to establish a profitable business model before being bought? And why is being bought the only way out?(via marco)
tinybit: I am not an athlete but recently my friend Will made a very intriguing sports analogy that made a lot of sense to me. Will just started a new job at an ad agency. He was told that this would be a great job for him if he liked teamwork, which he does. After only a few weeks at his new job he came to the realization that there are two distinct types of teamwork: a relay race and a...
britticisms:Portishead in Portishead
Most over-rated careers
jackieheartsb: jessicalindsey: Advertising Executive Architect Attorney Chef Chiropractor Clinical psychologist Medical Scientists Nonprofit manager Physician Police Officer Real estate agent Small-business owners TeacherSource: U.S. News & World Report basically, work itself is overrated.
Dos and Don'ts of Restaurantiering...
paulscheer: Don’t make you entire staff wearing matching t-shirts which read… “In Heaven the police are British, the cooks are Italian, the love is French, the mechanics are German and it’s all run by the Swiss. In Hell the cooks are British, The mechanics are French, The love is Swiss, the police are German and it’s run by Italians.”
If you’re going to be crazy, you have to get paid for it or else you’re going to...– Hunter S. Thompson (via simko) (via grimzah)
My two favorite things: Fenway and Vimeo →
wisepug: You have to watch this. A little techy but amazingly smart use of a simple idea. TED | Talks | Johnny Lee: Creating tech marvels out of a $40 Wii Remote (video)
samreich:Rock Band Traffic. Streeter had this idea, and we gave it to our visual effects team, Ghostlight, to create. It isn’t funny, but my god is it cool.
Fuck You, AllPosters
joshmohrer:We launched BustedPosters.com today. It rules.
365daysofmusic: day seventeen The Pixies - Where...
Wu-Tang Clan - The Jump Off
sarahschneider: You know how we get snow days when it snows a lot? I think we should get perfect day days. Today is one of those days.
Lychee Longan Mamoncillo Pulasan Korlan Rambutan Ackee Pitaya Jackfruit Where can I find these?
"Last Lecture" by Professor Randy Pausch →
Really Achieving Your Childhood Dreams