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October 31, 2008

Flickr Developer Blog talks about building an iPhone site
Flickr's mobile site is the best I've seen so far.

Yankee Stadium tours, which had been scheduled to end on Friday, are now scheduled to continue through November 12

October 30, 2008

Spend the night in the Guggenheim as part of the art installation Revolving Hotel Room
Sold out. Of course.

October 29, 2008

New Pepsi logo and packaging
Looks like props from a movie about the future.

The CW is planning a Melrose Place Reboot
90210 sucks, this probably will, too.

October 23, 2008

Oh jeez, Hadid is designing women's shoes

October 22, 2008

A tool to search Flickr photos by color
Too bad this only works on the 10 million Creative Commons images this third-party site has indexed. I've always wished Flickr would build something like this so it would be available globally as another search variable.

NYT talks about a manga series about wine that is supposedly all the rage in East Asia
I'm living in Taipei and I've never seen or heard of this. Sounds interesting, though, so I will go check it out.

Jason Stark blames the long off days for the recent string of crappy World Series
Out of the last four World Series, three were sweeps and the other one was a five-gamer. Boring.

October 18, 2008

Warren Buffett: "Be fearful when others are greedy, and be greedy when others are fearful."

Entertainment Weekly's cover story on J.J. Abram's Star Trek reboot
The new Trek opens May 8, 2009.

October 13, 2008

This American Life: Another Frightening Show About the Economy
TAL's Alex Blumberg and NPR's Adam Davidson are once again providing the clearest explanations of what's happening.

October 7, 2008

Photographer Yann Arthus-Bertrand's amazing aerial photos from around the world
I saw an exhibition of his work once while I was traveling somewhere (can't recall the city now), and they are absolutely stunning in person.

October 6, 2008

2009 Michelin Stars for NYC announced

October 4, 2008

This American Life's Alex Blumberg and NPR's Adam Davidson joined forces to present the best introduction to the current financial crisis
The hour-long program is well worth a listen.