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July 16, 2007

FlickrShop lets you upload images to Flickr directly from within Photoshop
OS X only, though. Boo.

July 7, 2007

The "I'm Not a Plastic Bag" craze has hit Taiwan
I was not aware of this madness until this week when the bag went on sale here. It's a crappy cotton bag, people.

Haruki Murakami on jazz and novel writing

July 6, 2007

A visual representation of most of the products Apple has released from 1976 through 2007

July 5, 2007

Looks like the deal to bring Sex and the City to the big screen is finally coming together
But Kim Cattrall is 51 already! *Shudders*

July 4, 2007

Kobayashi has been dethroned at the annual Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest
Joey Chestnut broke his own month-old world record of 59½ by inhaling 66 hot dogs in 12 minutes. Kobayashi finished with his personal best 63 eaten.

Looks like Michael Bay recycled footage from Pearl Harbor in Transformers

Beijing's National Aquatics Center nears completion
One of many interesting projects nearing completion in Beijing. I'm looking forward to making a trip there, probably early next year.

Bill Gates no longer the world's richest man
He's been overtaken by a Mexican telecoms tycoon. It should be pointed out that if Gates hadn't been giving away tens upon tens of billions of dollars to his charitable foundation, he would still be far and away the richest person.