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January 29, 2009

The head photo editors of AP, AFP and Reuters discuss what they think are defining photographs of Bush

Adobe UI Gripes
A hilariously profanity-ridden blog ranting about bad UI in Adobe apps.

January 24, 2009

Not new, but I just saw this: Jessica Alba crushing you with her sweet stare
I can watch this all day.

January 21, 2009

The 20 worst foods in America 2009 according to Men's Health
At number 1 is Baskin Robbins Large Chocolate Oreo Shake, which has a whopping 2,600 calories and 135 grams of fat.

January 17, 2009

The European Council art hoax story reads like it was made up by The Onion
Except it really happened.

January 16, 2009

Interesting article in the Times about the effectiveness of wine enhancement devices
Basically what all these devices do is remove sulfur aromas. Towards the end of the article, a professor of wine chemistry mentions that you could fix corked wine by pouring it into a bowl with a sheet of plastic wrap. Hmm.

Hong Kong architect's 344-square-foot apartment that can transform into 24 different rooms

January 14, 2009

Ford's automated parallel parking system apparently works really well
It can pull into spots only 3 feet bigger than the car itself and at speeds up to 6 mph (!). Sounds impressive, I would love to see it in action at 6 mph.

January 11, 2009

The 44 places to go in 2009, according to The New York Times

January 10, 2009

Hilarious video of cute grandma trying to switch to digital TV
She pronounces www as woh woh woh.

January 9, 2009
Create fake tilt-shift photos with this web app.

January 2, 2009

An Ugandan baby girl was born aboard an airplane en route from Amsterdam to the United States, and was given Canadian citizenship because the plane was flying over eastern Canada at the time