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November 28, 2008

iPhone to go on sale in Taiwan on Dec. 13, finally
8gb model is free (!) with a 2-year contract (NT$2549/US$76.50 per month plan). 16gb model is NT$2,990/US$89.80 with contract. What the plan includes in voice minutes and data amount is unknown at the time.

November 27, 2008

Video showing that if you move a chicken's body around, its head remains amazingly fixed in space

November 26, 2008

The Bank of Oklahoma Tower is basically a half-scale version of a World Trade Center tower
It was completed three years after the WTC.

November 25, 2008

Shaq started Twittering last week
With the way he talks, you could say that he's already been Twittering for years. Here's the NYT article about this.

November 21, 2008

Interview with Mark Bittman about cooking in his tiny kitchen

Interview with the designer of the logo for Obama's campaign

November 20, 2008

Dow falls below 8,000

Chuck Klosterman reviews Chinese Democracy

November 19, 2008

Cool book case design

November 18, 2008

Ouroussoff reviews Gehry's Art Gallery of Ontario

November 13, 2008

"The Daily Show" writers discuss the show

Video interview with Merkley???

Thomas Keller and Grant Achatz are collaborating on three 20-course, $1500 dinners
November 11 at Per Se, December 2 at Alinea and finally December 9 at The French Laundry.

November 9, 2008

Ninetree Village, a recently completed residential development in Hangzhou, by David Chipperfield

How to find the original Flickr photo URL and user from a static Flickr image URL

NYT on Maya Lin and the piece she's working on for Storm King

November 8, 2008

Researchers now believe that some of the more entrenched elements of many athletes' warm-up regimens are not only a waste of time but actually bad for you
The old presumption that holding a stretch for 20 to 30 seconds—known as static stretching—primes muscles for a workout is dead wrong. It actually weakens them.

Belgian photographer Filip Dujardin combines photographs of parts of buildings into new, fictional, architectonic structures

November 7, 2008

Real life Photoshop

November 3, 2008

What's new in CS4 for photographers?