Detroit fights Devil's Night →
The city combats Halloween-time arson, a deadly local custom.
A great piece from NPR on why scarcity of supply...
Pavement - Cut Your Hair. For my friend and...
The Price of gas.
In Economics we went over a very simple idea, Inflation. In 1950 a gallon of gas costs 27 cents. Lets find out how much that will cost in 2005. You Divide this by the CPI of 1950 (12.33%) You Get 2.19. 2005 gas prices were right at this price Here is a great graph of the price of gasoline. The Real price is adjusted for inflation. (Hint, the Nominal Price approaches the Real price because...
Web Lamp Pro →
voltaicblueapples: Awesome remote on/off-switching of mah bro’s lamp, dude. Yeah. Technology is amazing! Just follow the link and click the pic. Its up and running, I’ll probably unplug late at night.
Allan: fuck i want arbys
Allan: too bad you can't just drive to arbys
Justin: i'm gonna go to seastar cafe for lunch. fucking good sandwiches
Allan: sounds like a classy joint. is it classy?
Justin: yeah. it's got like humus and sprouts and shit. fancy. cranberries
Allan: no it isn't you a fucking country bumpkin. you don't know shit.
Justin: oh and clemson is some vibratant teeming metropolis
Allan: We got an arbys.
Some people sing in the shower, I dance.– Allan, Me.
keepyourselfwarm: “So Far Around The Bend” - The...
Guy: Look, I think it is a cat in that tree.
Girl: Here kitty, kitty, kitty. Get the fuck out of the tree.
keepyourselfwarm: indierawk: Frightened Rabbit...
Nudging Recycling From Less Waste to None →
While something like this sounds really great. 92% of waste is reused and recycled. This is actually pretty misleading. This is a great way to reduce landfill space. If that is even really a serious problem which is pretty clearly not. There are marginal or negative environmental benefits to recycling to this extent. Even if there are environmental benefits it would not profitable in the...
I’ve got enough problems with people thinking I’m gay.– Nick
I, an art-historian-in-training, will shamelessly...
momihavetopee: My love for art ends at the 1980s. Anything created after my birth, I don’t really care. I don’t mean to offend anyone, but I really do think that good art ended in the 80s. Contemporary art just looks like bullshit to me. Yup. So it annoys me when people assume that I like all art and that I must be able to interpret jars of excrement in some high conceptual terms. (And,...