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The Lazy Man’s Guide to Getting Things Done

11.13.08 Posted in Uncategorized by

Shared by Jim S brilliant! Article by Zen Habits contributor Jonathan Mead. What if I told you that you could be totally lazy and irresponsible, and still accomplish just as much? What if you could slack off, loiter, and essentially do nothing and get more done than the average person. It’s a bit of an […]


Reusable Dry Cleaning Bag/Hamper from Greenward

11.12.08 Posted in Uncategorized by

As a professional organizer, we find dry cleaning bags to be irksome for a couple reasons. The environmental waste is obvious. But from a closet organizing perspective, we see a lot of clothes organizing systems break down when people bring home their dry cleaning… One of the most user-friendly ways to organize your clothes is […]


Robert Reich's Blog: The Mini Depression and the Maximum-Strength Remedy

11.11.08 Posted in Uncategorized by

Shared by Moah I discovered this post from Scoble’s shared items. The power of Google Reader! I am more than glad Obama picked people with this kind of view to be on his economic advisory team. So the crucial questions become (1) how much will the government have to spend to get the economy back […]


Wanna Work For Stamen Design?

11.11.08 Posted in Uncategorized by

Shared by Moah If I was a developer or if I had the patience to fight with code or if the job posting was for a designer, I’d totally apply. So my developer friends, apply. They do the coolest visualizations on the web. Digg Labs, Hindsight are both very innovative and not just at the […]


Conscientious Cook: The Cost of Running Kitchen Appliances

11.10.08 Posted in Uncategorized by

Elizabeth’s post from a few weeks ago on costing out a home-cooked meal got us thinking about the average cost of running our kitchen appliances. Did you know that a slow-cooker on the high setting uses about 150 watts and costs roughly 2-cents per hour? Hear more after the jump! posted originally from: TheKitchn In […]


Relief From Old Building Syndrome: USB Gloves

11.08.08 Posted in Uncategorized by

If your office building is old (like mine), and you are nowhere near those old-school radiator heaters that line the walls (like me), and the windows are not exactly “double-paned” to keep the heat in (you know it), there’s a good chance you will be f-f-f-freezing come Winter. So what can you do, other than […]


Gore: Electrifying redemption, thanks to the Web

11.08.08 Posted in Uncategorized by

Former Vice President Al Gore onstage at the Web 2.0 Summit. (Credit: Dan Farber/CNET News) SAN FRANCISCO–The central theme of former Vice President Al Gore’s speech, concluding the Web 2.0 Summit on Friday afternoon, was electricity. He spoke of “the electrifying redemption of America’s revolutionary declaration that all human beings are created equal,” as emphasized […]


The sad lie of mediocrity

11.07.08 Posted in Uncategorized by

Shared by Alex I’ve always thought this way about rush. 4% less means not closing the deal with the pledges, or not postering quite enough, or not having the brothers awake to make every single event go smoothly. Every house has so much competition during rush that being mediocre just doesn’t cut it. Knowing that […]


Election maps

11.06.08 Posted in Uncategorized by

Shared by Moah I saw these sets of maps after 04 election. They did it again for 2008. 04 and 08 side by side comparison would be interesting to see as well. Thanks, Jim Storer for the tweet with the link. Here are the 2008 presidential election results on a population cartogramof this type: Published […]


Sprint Dashboard to the Universe – Plug Into Now

11.06.08 Posted in Uncategorized by

Shared by Moah one crazy dashboard. This is what I call information overload. Still, is it really the future? Sprint, in a promotion to their mobile Internet service, created this amusing futuristic dashboard. “All aboard the now machine,” the computer says. “How about a big bowl of now?… Please keep your hands inside the moment…your […]