Videos of the Tuscaloosa tornado →
Eight videos of the huge, scary tornado that hit Tuscaloosa. My thoughts are with the people of Alabama and the other states affected.
As far as food is concerned, “organic,” doesn’t necessarily...– From: Deciphering Organic Labeling big think | Apartment Therapy Re-Nest I would say almost half of what we buy at the farmer’s market (on the rare occasion when we have time to go these days) is locally and conventionally grown. Read the rest for more good information about organic and...
Penguin Threads Deluxe Classics →
Embroidered book covers for the win!
Mitt Romney Haunted By Past Of Trying To Help... →
Some believe that the role of old-fashioned being-there reporters is antiquated...– When Reporters Die - The Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - The Daily Beast
Best park in America? Discovery Green beats out... →
My new favorite Tumblr - Cats. Where they do not... →
libranigans: Check out this database of vintage American paperback covers!
Yglesias » Giving Taxpayers Choice Could Boost... →
This is really interesting. “What happens if you give people a list of broad areas of public endeavor and tell them that they get to take 10 percent of their tax dollars and decide which functions they’ll be allocated to? The result is less guns and more butter.”
I understand the desire to check your email, stocks, Facebook wall, OKCupid or...– Look At Me When I’m Talking To You - The Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - The Daily Beast I’m not as bad as many, especially in the scenario outlined above, but I’ve realized lately that my phone is my go to anytime I have down time. I’m trying to remedy that. It is good for me...
Spike Jonze Presents: Lil Buck and Yo-Yo Ma
This is mesmerizing. Yo-Yo Ma and a young dancer from LA, Lil Buck, collaborate on a short piece of music and dance. It’s a combination you’ve likely never seen before. (via Dooce) <iframe title=”YouTube video player” width=”640” height=”390” src=”http://www.youtube.com/embed/C9jghLeYufQ?rel=0” frameborder=”0”...
Patrick Ness's Top 10 Unsuitable Books For...
sjaejones: This is a brilliant idea; perhaps I should give it a try myself at some point. Original Article
Atari’s Greatest Hits arrives in App Store: 100... →
For the fans, Houston had much more to offer and didn’t blink at the onslaught...– NCAA Final Four: Houston Was Much More Hospitable Than UConn’s D | Bleacher Report
Monty's catalog record →
libranigans: Remember that therapy dog available at the Yale Law Library? He’s made it to the catalog.
The infoverse has exploded. Data still comes in book form — and also in a...– Elegy for librarians: After all the budget cutting’s done, who’ll be around to help us ask the sharper questions? | Editorial | Chron.com - Houston Chronicle