Elsewhere at thenation.com Nathan Schneider provides a terrific primer on the Occupy Wall Street protests and the many strands of people and organizations involved in the increasingly visible movement against economic inequality. via How to Support #OccupyWallStreet | The Nation. Related articles Common Speaks On Occupy Movement [Video] (hiphopwired.com) A handbook for Occupy Wall Street (sfgate.com)
One thing that I have learned this past week, when I have been busy not posting to the blog, is that Boulder has to be the capital of sushi-making in the world. I think that we here have to have more sushi restaurants per capita than, say New York City. Our current favorite sushi restaurant is Sushi Zanmai. We have been there for dinner the past two nights. They make a lovely Kobe beef sushi, […]
Plus, That’s Not the National Bird of Guam Lady #1: This crossword puzzle is hard. Look at this one. Lady #2: Mmmhmm. Well, you misspelled “dumb” right there. Lady #1: Oh my god! –LaGuardia Airport via Overheard in New York, Aug 25, 2008
Sometimes, I wish I lived in NYC… Overheard in New York | If You Liked Waiting for Godot, You’ll Love This Quote Little kid: Who is you? Who is you? Who is you? Who is you? Who. Is. You?!?!?!?! Woman: Does it matter? –Knickerbocker Ave. Overheard by: anonymous
Microsoft Tries to Polish Vista – Bits – Technology – New York Times Blog After spending $500 million, Microsoft might be able to convince people that Windows Vista is not awful. But just because you can show the earth is not flat, doesn’t mean you will rule the new world.
FOXNews.com – Is the Empire State Building New York’s Bermuda Triangle? – Local News | News Articles | National News | US News NEW YORK — It’s been dubbed the “Empire State Building Effect.” And now questions are being raised as to whether the famous skyscraper may really be Manhattan’s version of the Bermuda Triangle.