Ideally, accountants, disbarred lawyers and people who were molested by their...– The Haul: How the inverted pyramid wrecked my attention span
A man without a mustache is like a cup of tea without sugar.– English proverb Submitted by glistensweet nice (via fuckyeahmoustaches) Don’t forget: “A kiss without a mustache is like an egg without salt.” — Spanish proverb
Requirements: Master’s degree or better from a school we have heard of, at least...– Journalism job descriptions are so crazy lately
Midtown Street Style →
I’m waiting for the day that I show up on some meanie’s fashion Tumblr after stepping out of the house for five minutes in my pajamas to buy Golden Grahams.
Cool little documentary shows brief glimpse behind the scenes of the Cs.
Joao Silva - Bearing Witness to History →
Mainer Michael Kamber on covering the war in Afghanistan following Joao Silva losing his legs to a landmine in October. Kamber replaced Silva as the Times’ photographer there.
NORAD Tracks Santa →
brandonvaughn: LIFE TIPS - Whenever you hear something described as “ironic,” you should interpret that as being “boring” and “full of white people.”
Billy Libby live at Pete's Candy Store, Brooklyn,...
novel debris: Online, Dating. →
noveldebris: This was a date, he decided, and so he needed to be perfect. He looked up her ‘likes’ on Facebook to determine what he should emphasize. He decided to emphasize cuteness, but to spike it with a twist of edgy rebellion and a dash of existentialism; the kind where he also shit on existentialism in…
My bass playing brought the cops to Geno’s tonight. They told the sound man to “turn down the low end.”
Not smoking, three months later
Three months after quitting, I’ve lost my sentimental attachment to cigarettes. The habit has been stripped of its allure; the sign has been ripped from its signifier. Now, when I see people smoke, I watch with a confused curiosity — as if I’m seeing another species mate. With this new perspective, I increasingly believe smoking is going the way of lead paint, black face and using Lysol...
So You Want To Be A Journalist… (h/t @zachdionne)
Facebook worldwide friendships mapped (h/t...
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When news outlets were segmented by geography, having live human beings sitting...– Thomson Reuters to Launch AP-Killing U.S. News Service — Daily Intel
I.B.M. Supercomputer 'Watson' to Challenge...
I.B.M. Supercomputer ‘Watson’ to Challenge ‘Jeopardy’ Stars An I.B.M. supercomputer system named after the company’s founder, Thomas J. Watson Sr., is almost ready for a televised test: a bout of questioning on the quiz show “Jeopardy.” via mediadecoder.blogs.nytimes.com Posted via email from Scrap Paper | Comment »
'Salt' by Ocean, slowed down 100%
Listen! Or at least, five minutes of it. The track was 45 minutes otherwise. (via scrap paper)
Dr. Seuss does Star Wars (via @hatchjt)
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Watch this — whatever "this" is — over and over...
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The Purple Tape by @mattdodge
purple tape by grimmmace Matt’s screwed Jay-Z mix tape. Posted via email from Scrap Paper | Comment »
1) Please use the term “government-run health insurance” or, when brevity...– Fox News’ Washington managing editor, Bill Sammon, issuing an e-mailed reminder to staffers at the height of the healthcare debate. “Public option,” which Sammon told staffers to avoid using without qualifiers, got more positive responses in the polls compared to the term “government option,” a...
Blade Runner Trailer 2007 "The Final Cut"
via youtube.com Just wanted to remind you this is still the greatest Harrison Ford movie ever. It came out the year before I was born. I wonder what it must have been like to see a preview for this back then. It was so weird and dark. Posted via email from Scrap Paper | Comment »
Hacks/Hackers - New York (New York, NY) - Meetup →
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Why a Day of Tumblr Down Time Matters to the... →
If Facebook ever went down for a day? Cities would shake.
Hey, Hot Shot! - Your Ultimate Guide to Darkrooms... →
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Do you realize that this job will consume most of your waking hours for $27,000?– From the editor of a newspaper in New York where I applied for a reporting position. At least he’s honest.
How Lieberman got Amazon to drop Wikileaks →
“Sen. Lieberman hopes that the Amazon case will send the message to other companies that might host Wikileaks that it would be irresponsible to host the site,” — Leslie Phillips, spokeswoman for Joseph Lieberman.