"Los Angeles" by Adam Bartos.
itsamazing: (via Adam Bartos.) …I think these are images from the 80s-90s? Or maybe composed to look that way? Not quite sure but either way..I love the retro feel!
NYT: Google Battles Bad Spellers
Finishing your sentences, correcting misspellings — Google is either coming to resemble a spookily sentient computer intelligence, or an annoying spouse. On Friday, the search giant is announcing that it is taking a few more steps down this path with some interesting changes to its search engine. The changes will allow people to pose queries more quickly, and to get precise answers even when...
New Tech Sees Dead People : Discovery News →
* Cameras that collect and process light from an array of spectra is used to find corpses. * The hyperspectral cameras detect slight changes in light coming from plants and bare soil. * Researchers expect to discover mass graves and close missing persons cases using the tech.
Salon: Where to Watch the 2010 COACHELLA MUSIC... →
The Supper Liberation Front: Your Secret Che...
By Amy Scattergood SOURCE One of the many advantages of living and dining in Los Angeles is that you can wear shorts to your favorite Michelin-starred restaurant. Now not only can you walk into Spago in flip-flops, but you have someplace where your Che Guevara T-shirt will be seriously appropriate attire. It might even get you in the door, assuming you can find it. The Supper Liberation...
Just be spLendid...: The Benefits of Setting Goals →
Having goals can enrich our lives in a number of ways: - Motivation – Goals are the starting blocks of motivation. They give us a reason to get off our duffs and get going. - Independence – Goals help us take charge of our own lives. Instead of following the crowd or wandering through…
A decision is made with the brain. A commitment is made with the heart....– ~ Nido Qubein (via justbesplendid)
Tonic: How a Whiff of Wasabi Can Save Lives
Using the fiery green paste, a Japanese company launches the first ever smoke alarm for deaf people. With its pungent aroma and fiery flavor, wasabi is most commonly known as a condiment for sushi. But now it has a more important role, as a potential life saver in smoke alarms for the deaf. With the loud ringing of normal fire alarms proving futile for most deaf people, one Japanese company...
NYT: Library of Congress Will Save Tweets
Library of Congress Will Save Tweets By STEVE LOHR Not everyone would think that the actor Ashton Kutcher’s Twitter musings on his daily doings constitute part of “the universal body of human knowledge.” But the Library of Congress, the 210-year-old guardian of knowledge and cultural history, thinks so. The library will archive the collected works of Twitter, the blogging service, whose...
How to Be Happy, by Mary Pipher
All my life, I have been motivated by two powerful passions — to learn and to be loved. My most intense curiosity has centered on relationships and the human spirit. I’ve always wanted to better understand human nature. As a therapist, I have spent my adulthood asking clients to share their lives with me. My reward has been a continuing education program on the foibles, flaws, strengths and...
For Japanese Women, The Past Is The Latest Fad :... →
In Japan, the number of female visitors to shogun castles, samurai battle re-enactments and history bookstores has recently increased. Observers attribute this to the rise of the “history girls” — a new urban subculture that some believe signals a kind of empowerment for female Japanese hobbyists.
Confession: I left the house with deodorant marks on my blouse. I covered it with a jacket. The deodorant was supposed to invisible solid. I was too rushed to give a crap. so what if they see my antiperspirant, at least they know I smell good. More importantly I know I smell good. later tater.