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March 31, 2006

"The Map" on this week's Lost transcribed, translated and discussed

March 26, 2006

Replica of Herzog & de Meuron's Alliance Arena in Munich made out of Lego

March 25, 2006

Video of LED car rims that display digital images while driving

Free lens hoods
PDF documents that can be printed and cut out to make lens hoods for a variety of 35mm and digital SLR camera lenses.

March 24, 2006

Video of fingers breakdancing

March 23, 2006

Robert Parker gave 90 to 91 points to a wine made by porn star Savanna Samson
And it'll be available in Daniel according to this blog. Mr. Boulud sure is experimental with the wine he serves at his flagship restaurant. First I hear he sells boxed wine, now this.

Bruni gives Morimoto one star
"Even more troubling than the unevenness was the way high concept repeatedly supplanted sound judgment, resulting in dishes more amusing to behold than to ingest."

March 21, 2006

Check out the cool stock charts on the new Google Finance (beta, of course)

March 20, 2006

Treasury Department's page on the current U.S. public debt down to the penny
Latest figure available: $8,270,880,983,362.78 (as of last Friday).

Discussion on why bread is better in Paris than in the States

March 19, 2006

Unflattering cover of potential U.S. presidential candidate Mark Warner on The New York Times Magazine prompts a New York Times correction
NPR has posted the cover with the photograph plus a streaming audio interview with Times photo editor Kathy Ryan, who blamed it on "older film".

Ian Schrager is converting the former Met Life clocktower overlooking Madison Square Park into condos
I want to live there.

March 18, 2006

Online typing test
How fast do you type? I type 68 WPM.

March 17, 2006

Airbus will unveil its new A350 twinjet next month featuring interiors by BMW

March 15, 2006

There is only one unwinnable game in Freecell

Following Bruni, Asimov has a wine blog on now

The Guinness Surger is a system that uses ultrasonic waves to recreate the pub-poured Guinness creamy head at home
UK-only at the moment. I would love to try this.

March 14, 2006

Saw this on the Colbert Report last night... a minor league team has teamed up with Krispy Kreme to introduce a bacon cheeseburger using Krispy Kreme glazed donuts instead of hamburger buns
Mmmmmm.... donut burger. I'm salivating just thinking about it.

March 12, 2006

Forbes world's richest people list
I'm surprised to see so many Hong Kongers in the top 100, with no appearances from Japan or China.

March 6, 2006

New York magazine's annual "Best of New York" is out

The Simpsons intro with real life actors

Is Google going to offer users unlimited storage space for just about any kind of document?