from the comments

Sheila Ryan:

I’m taking notes in shorthand and will transcribe them on my typewriter.

headline of the day

Chimpanzees have police officers

from the comments

Michael Smith:

The important thing to pay attention to, when dealing with Smiths, is not what they said but when they said it.

but what did you order?

Not quite a headline of the day, not quite a smoke signals, not quite a dueling banjos:

@toteslates has a bad breakfast experience

quotes out of context

My hypothetical dream iPad from 2010 is today the just-plain real-life iPad.

It’s actually really powerful considering it’s a 4.99 app and it’s running on a tablet.

State Rep Terry England seems to be suggesting pigs and cows do it, why can’t humans?

In a second demonstration, Soong used his software to grant Craig Mundie, Microsoft’s chief research and strategy officer, the ability to speak Mandarin.

Please help me live wi/out the brambles by donating your pence !

Handmade Type

Tien-Min Liao:

In this experiment, I drew shapes with ink on one or both of my hands, manipulating my gestures into the corresponding shape to signify an upper-case letter. Then, using the same shape on my hands, I manipulated my gesture or changed the perspective through which the shape is viewed in order to transform the upper-case letter to a lower-case of the same letter.

Beautiful and clever. I look forward to seeing more.

(thanks, Chris)

quotes out of context

The whole Internet publishing enterprise will be a parenthesis, MacArthur thinks, before people come back to their senses and realize that LL Bean catalogs were the apotheosis of the at-home shopping experience.

Using the scale of the Lego people as a guide, Allain estimated that the Lego Death Star would be much taller than the world’s tallest buildings and weigh more than 2 billions tons.

Donkey teeth!

“There’s no way he can be using,” said Melville. “I hope for his own sake he’s not using that much toilet paper everyday.”

First, let’s be clear.

from the spam

Melanie Smith said on July 27th, 2010 at 2:05 am

tweet of the day

from the comments

Aaron Winslow:

Is it delicious, my precious?

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