Today’s Report – June 16th
When I was a kid we did a lot of traveling including some big trips to Europe while my dad worked over there, but also trips down south and out west.
One of the things I remember most about those trips was taking pictures.
We took half-frame slides using an Olympus Pen-F. This […]
Today’s Report – June 15th
There’s been a lot of whining lately that President and Michelle Obama shouldn’t have gone to dinner and a play in New York the other day, and definitely shouldn’t have taken any time out of their European trip to do any sightseeing.
Predictably, these complaints went nowhere. I’m pretty sure that most folks could not […]
Today’s Report – June 14th
So there’s this “Green Dog” company called Olive. They specialize in eco-friendly stuff for your hound.
Well, they realized that it was dumb to pick up dog doo-doo in a plastic bag that will outlast all of us.
So they came up with this.
Today’s Report – June 13th
Atul Gawande‘s had quite a ride recently.
First he wrote an article in the New Yorker that demonstrated how certain communities spent twice as much on health care as other similar communities but with no corresponding improvement in outcomes. (I linked to that article recently. It really is compelling.)
Today’s Report – June 12th
At lunch today one of the guys ordered General Tso’s Chicken. This reminded of me of an article I’d read recently on how, in most of the world, ethnic food is pretty much the same dishes immigrants would have made back in the “old country”. But in the US, the ethnic […]
Today’s Report – June 11th
An interesting linguistic cartogram from Strange Maps today. The most common language in Ireland is English. Then Gaelic. But what language do you think is third? Guess before you click though.
Today’s Report – June 10th
I was chatting with my wife about this great article I’d read about how to teach your kids to argue and she asked, “Can I just search your blog for the link?” Of course, I hadn’t blogged it.
Obviously I have not been keeping up with my commitment to myself to post something […]
Today’s Report – June 1st
There are several tabs in my browser that have been sitting out there waiting to be noted for a while. I think I saw most of them on Kottke, but at this point I’m not sure. If he didn’t post them, I’m sure it was just an oversight on his part!
First of all there […]