7 p.m. Slump
It’s Friday night. It’s lovely outside. I’ve been trying to write something informative and newsy ... but I can’t concentrate long enough to finish a coherent serious sentence. I’m restless and in the mood for some people-watching.
If you’re similarly stuck inside in front of your computer on this balmy evening, itchily unable to satisfy your voyeuristic urges, I offer this clever timelapse creation by Jeff Deasom as a meager solution.
The Daily Word in Hitler, Porsche, Brigitte Bardot, Israel vs. Iran and VLC Player 2.0
Is Santa Fe's art gallery industry going downhill?
Who wants to see Brigitte Bardot in a bikini?
Awesome 1965 documentary featuring Buster Keaton.
There is a new version of the (open source) VLC media player and it is kick-ass.
Learn about "jiggle keys."
Edison was a hard-ass when it came to hiring employees. Check out some sample questions from the tests he gave prospects.
The Daily Word in a potential coffee shortage, Jonestown, the lost cows of Fukishima and Occupy Santa Fe
Occupy Santa Fe is no longer divided nor are they being shut down.
PNM is closing the last eight of its pay centers....
November 18th was the 33rd anniversary of the Jonestown Massacre. Sex, Corruption and the Kool Aid Massacre by Paul Krassner.
I hope they make the Jonestown site a tourist destination.
One and only timecube knows everything.
Is the world running out of coffee?
Ten Coca-Cola products you've never heard of.
The secret $850k plan by lobbyists to undermine the Occupy movement.
Gallery of cow, er I mean Fukishima photos.
$300.00 Beats headphones by Dr. Dre.
On this day in 1947, Joe Walsh was born.
time wasting internet trivia
Gold! REAL GOLD!
Not just a facade
Did you know those Brady Bunch-looking gold panels that surround the Bank of the West Building on Central at San Mateo actually have gold in them?
According to the wikipedia page -which I stumbled on earlier in the week while looking for a phone number to a defunct restaurant in order to track down a rogue Alibi newsrack- one of the architects, Max Flatow, believed:
"We would be a richer society if we used our precious things on buildings instead of burying them in the ground."
Old Sayings… Interrupted
Why buy the cow when… I wouldn’t marry that cow.
Don't look a gift horse in the… I can't believe you bought me a pony, Daddy!
A penny saved… My car broke down and I need to take the bus to my family or something.
A friend in need… I don't have a truck anymore.
A fool and his money… My car broke down and I need to take the bus to my family or something.
The apple doesn't fall far from the… horse’s ass at the Genius Bar.
A watched pot never… I think the cops are watching us.
Absence makes the heart… Call an ambulance!
Good things come to those who… Will you please get to the point?
All work and no play… Jack Black sucks.
Women: you can't live with them… She just found a really cute apartment.