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March 20, 2008

Ouroussoff urges Gehry to walk away from the Atlantic Yards project

With the Taiwanese presidential elections coming up in a couple of days, Tibet tensions and KMT shenanigans appear to have eroded Ma's once commanding lead

March 19, 2008

The French is temporarily bolting on a huge observation deck made of Kevlar webbing to the top of the Eiffel Tower for its 120th anniversary next year

March 18, 2008

Arthur C. Clarke dies at 90

March 11, 2008

Ricoh GX100's firmware has been updated to version 1.18
I love how Ricoh continues to produce firmware updates that provide feature refinements for a camera released a year ago (an eternity for a digital P&S). The GX100 is without a doubt the best P&S I've owned.

March 9, 2008
Played it for about 30 minutes and the highest level I could get was 46.

March 7, 2008

New York has been eclipsed by Moscow as the billionaire capital of the world

March 6, 2008

Germany has more Michelin three-star restaurants than any other European country except France
I was definitely surprised by the food when I visited a few years ago.

March 5, 2008

Shake Shack is set to open a branch at 77th and Columbus
The new indoor location will be open year-round. I think a major part of Shake Shack's charm is its location outdoors in Madison Square Park so I'm curious to see how the move indoors will impact its appeal.