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"Unfortunately, the etiquette of the desert forbids you to ask the identity of any traveler whom you may meet. You may ask him where he is coming from, where he is going to, or questions of a similar nature, but you must on no account ask him who he is. Show More Summary
I was talking with a lawyer a few weeks ago about a story that had made national news. He had no difficulty with the conduct because he'd analyzed the matter and had found no legal problem. When I cited a multitude of management blunders, his response was along the lines of, "Oh, those. Show More Summary
The trailer for "Snakes On A Plane."
Fast Company: Seven books recommended by Microsoft's CEO. I've read Mindset and thought it was very good.
This is a black coffee and allergy medicine, think of last night's dream and wonder how much was real, wrestle with technology, slog through paperwork, check due dates, finish drafts, and get through a big list sort of morning.
The professor was a bore on a Guggenheim, a long-range drone, an international ballistic fossil. I spent the whole hour drawing little pictures of hanged men. - Clive James in May Week Was In June
Time for some Handel. Crank it up. [Op.6, No.9 in F Major]
How To Feed A Loon shows how to make Homemade Orange Sweet Rolls.
At Kottke : Check out Jeffrey Tsang's time-lapsed video of a cargo ship's voyage from the Red Sea to Hong Kong. Impressive.
I've started reading a few pages of this every morning. Fascinating.
Where you can find a lot of great things.
I just learned that Denis Mack Smith passed away in July. He graciously welcomed me into his home in Oxford many years ago when I was conducting some research on Mussolini. I can still vividly recall his observations as well as his kindness...Show More Summary
"So you didn't get the approval you wanted. What is your current plan?" "I don't have one. They said no." "They said no to one approach. That doesn't mean that another approach would be rejected." "Yes, but even if they approve another...Show More Summary
The trailer for "Hamlet."
Shannon Kaiser describes the life lessons she learned from running her own business. It's a fun list to argue against.
Pressed over dinner to recite this poem from memory, I was stunned to discover that I could recite a fair amount. I imagine many of you can do the same. Now pause a moment and consider all of the mega-practical things we've forgotten compared to "Jabberwocky." Memory is rarely prioritized. On the other hand, that's a pretty neat poem.
The new book by Scott Adams is available for pre-order.
The trailer for "First They Killed My Father."
At Cultural Offering.