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February 27, 2006

China opens Panda 'kindergarten'
With super cute video.

February 26, 2006

List of the top camera makes and models used to create photos uploaded to Flickr
The top five is dominated by consumer DSLRs.

February 18, 2006

Bouchon Bakery is opening on March 6 in the Time Warner Center

Just as we moved from a goods to a service economy, now we are shifting from a service to an experience economy

Scans of Victoria's Secret catalog from 1977
Versus 2003.

A primary school in Tokyo is experimenting with stationing a robot at its entrance as security guard has a story about the night the dunk contest was born

February 16, 2006

A large, seven-year study of healthy women over 50 found no broad benefit from calcium and vitamin D supplements

February 15, 2006

Frank Bruni has a blog on now
Read about his early impressions of Morimoto.

Step-by-step guide on how to fold a fitted sheet, so it looks just like it came out of the packet

February 13, 2006

71 Clinton is closing its doors March 15th

February 12, 2006

Pandas are a money pit for the U.S. zoos

February 7, 2006

All about CableCARDs
Good read if you are at all interested in this type of stuff.

Zen-garden-like game where you control the flow of sand, water, salt and oil

February 6, 2006

Piece in the Chicago Sun-Times about boxed wine in upscale restaurants
Article claims Daniel (yes, Daniel Boulud's "Daniel") is one of the restaurants that is serving boxed wine. Really?!

February 3, 2006

For the first time since 1991, Tokyo is not the most expensive city in the world
Oslo is, being 40% more expensive than NYC.