This is an optical illusion, not an animated image. Click to enlarge:
April 25, 2007
April 18, 2007
I very much enjoyed this 400 pound gentleman’s account of his “running” of the Boston Marathon, in which he finished last.
I’m pretty sure that by the time I finished, the Kenyans were already back in Africa celebrating.
I’d also like to congratulate the 122-year old guy who passed me around mile 13. I have no idea if he finished but as he passed me — he took with him any and all self-resecpt that I may have had.
April 17, 2007
I’ve spent at least an hour in the past two weeks trying to trick Verizon’s automated messaging system into putting me through too a person. Turns out I should have been saying “Agent” over and over again.
This is one of the most helpful lists I can imagine.
March 23, 2007
From the most recent New Yorker:
By the way, the New Yorker’s new website is a colossal improvement on the last one — you can even see all the cartoons from each issue.
March 22, 2007
March 21, 2007
I am loving this list, complete with stunning pictures, of the 10 Most Magnificent Trees in the World.
Here’s the Montezuma Cypress, which came in at number 4:
March 16, 2007
March 15, 2007
I’m loving that I can get new Gallup Poll results as an RSS feed. They’re always interesting and often fascinating.
Here’s one that showed up today: Thirteen Percent of Americans Bothered to Stay on Hotels’ 13th Floor. The age and gender of the participants made a big difference:
March 14, 2007
March 9, 2007
More pictures of these limited edition USPS mailboxes that will soon be appearing, in honor of the 30th anniversary of A New Hope.