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Scott Schuman (thesartorialist. blogspot. com) and Garance Doré (garancedore. fr) are fashion bloggers, and they are very much in love. Last fall, they moved into a big, long apartment in the Village, the kind with one wall of exposed brick and two adjacent bedrooms in the back, one of which is for Schuman’s two young… Read Article →

Have you ever wondered why Coke comes with a smile? Because it gets you high. They removed the cocaine almost 100 years ago. Why? It was redundant. In the first 10 minutes: 10 teaspoons of sugar hit your system. (100% of your recommended daily intake.) You don’t immediately vomit from the overwhelming sweetness because phosphoric… Read Article →

Calamity is man’s true touchstone Care killed the cat Catch the bear before you sell his skin Caution is the parent of safety Charity begins at home Cheapest is the dearest Cheek brings success Children and fools must not play with edged tools Children are poor men’s riches Choose an author as you choose a… Read Article →

I hear you have moved to a new apartment Steve. Is it true? – Yes, it is. One of these days we’ll arrange a housewarm-party. And I want you and your wife Carol to be present. – Thank you for the Invitation. How do you like your new apartment? – It is very comfortable. It… Read Article →

It remains to be seen whether the Occupy Wall Street protests will change America’s direction. Yet the protests have already elicited a remarkably hysterical reaction from Wall Street, the super-rich in general, and politicians and pundits who reliably serve the interests of the wealthiest hundredth of a percent. And this reaction tells you something important… Read Article →

Frank Baum The Wonderful Wizard of Oz 3. How Dorothy Saved the Scarecrow Dorothy was left alone she began to feel hungry. So she went to the cupboard and cut herself some bread, which she spread with butter. She gave some to Toto, and taking a pail from the shelf she carried it down to… Read Article →

No matter who you are, there’s one person who never cuts you any slack, who is with you 24/7, who believes you can always do better, and somehow finds a way to make you feel bad about yourself – no matter how hard you try. It’s no wonder your confidence is so low, with the… Read Article →

Patient: Hi, this is Carlo Pirelli calling. I need to see the doctor immediately. Receptionist: Is this an emergency? P: Yes, I have a terrible stomachache and a fever. R: Is this your first time in this office? P: No, I’m a regular patient. R: Go ahead and come in right away. P: Hi, my… Read Article →

We’re excited to announce that we are now the proud owners of RefactorMyCode. com. That’s not all, though; we’re also open sourcing the code behind RefactorMyCode! In February, creator Marc-André Cournoyer put out a call for someone to take over management of the site – we answered and now RefactorMyCode is live on Intridea servers…. Read Article →

Comfort, the beauty of imperfections, the allure of time-worn objects, and the appeal of simple practical living: these are the cornerstones of the Shabby Chic® brand. Like the cozy familiarity of a well-worn pair of faded jeans, the dilapidated elegance of an Italian villa, the worn grandeur of faded velvets and mismatched floral china handed… Read Article →

Stephen R. Covey The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People Habit 7: Sharpen the Saw Sharpen the Saw means preserving and enhancing the greatest asset you have – you. It means having a balanced program for self-renewal in the four areas of your life: physical, social/emotional, mental, and spiritual. Here are some examples of activities:… Read Article →

So, at work we’re in this recruitment cycle again. This time it’s aggressive, and we’re really after the cream-of-the-cream. Those hard-to-find coding ninjas who generally don’t ever need to approach a recruitment agent, because of course, the second someone sniffs that they’re on the market, they’re wooed with shares and options and Wii’s and iPads… Read Article →

Our relationships with nonhuman animals (animals) are complicated, frustrating, ambiguous, paradoxical, and range all over the place. When people tell me that they love animals and then harm or kill them, I tell them I`m glad they don`t love me. We observe animals, gawk at them in wonder, experiment on them, eat them, wear them,… Read Article →

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