The problem with holidays given a specific date, such as the 4th of July or December 25th, is that they regularly fall in the middle of the week. While Wednesday is a fine day to take off if you’re sick … Read More
To follow-up on The Newsroom clip from last month, here’s the masterpiece of news anchor gone wild… [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dib2-HBsF08] … and the reason it was just a movie. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jxiT30N6ti4] Yes, you never had a chance against Monday.
Yes, the days are now getting shorter, but how short? When is the sun going to set on this Monday and how might one gain this information without being dependent on a meteorologist? Glad you asked. All you need to … Read More
Real-time Asteroids, minus the asteroids, plus strangers and friends. (click image to play) If you need more than that, here’s Ars Technica on why it is remarkable. If you need more players, try @apeconmyth.
In the case of Reality v. Reality, we submit the following juxtaposition… Exhibit A: Travel Posters for Lazy People by H. Caldwell Tanner via Laughing Squid Exhibit B: The Top of My Todo List by Paul Graham via Hacker … Read More
A mixed bag of distractions to help you through the troubling hours ahead… [Meetings via Coding Horror, Video by New Order, Preview and image from Kurt Vonnegut’s Breakfast of Champions via Google Books]
Not quite ready for the week to begin? Add a little something to your Monday-Tuesday searches for distraction with Google Gravity! [via Hacker News, which is also good for passing the time]