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bookofjoe
'World's most popular blogging anesthesiologist'
Interests: music, food, history, running, art, design, solitude, edges, space, origins, comfort, movies, books, philosophy, football, architecture, silence, quantum, boundaries, time, future, intensity
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Posted 6 hours ago at bookofjoe
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From the website: •••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• For an efficient measuring tool on the go, the Wrist Ruler offers inch and centimeter measurements laser-cut into a snappy leather wrap bracelet that circles your wrist twice. Available in 4 sizes: 15", 16", 17", 18"... Continue reading
Posted 10 hours ago at bookofjoe
1. They respect human personality. 2. They have sympathy not for beggars and cats alone. 3. They respect the property of others. 4. They are sincere, and dread lying like fire. 5. They do not disparage themselves to rouse compassion.... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at bookofjoe
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What took so long? Works with both thin crust and deep dish. 12 for $4.99 (pizza not included — except for suburbs of Atlanta: watchoo want on urs?). Continue reading
Posted yesterday at bookofjoe
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Marvin M. Lipman, M.D. is Consumer Reports' chief medical advisor. He listed the following five health-related websites as providing the most "up-to-date, reliable and understandable information" (I concur). 1. cancer.gov for information about cancer 2. cdc.gov for information about infectious... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at bookofjoe
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I happened on this set last week when I suddenly got a jones for disassembling my coffee grinder (Capresso Infinity) and doing a deep cleaning of parts not accessible with my little brush and can of compressed air. I couldn't... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at bookofjoe
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Above, a map showing the origin and diffusion of chess from India to Asia, Africa, and Europe, along with changes in its name. [via RealityCarnival] Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at bookofjoe
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Part of a 2013 project called THE GARMENTS MAY VARY by Nadine Goepfert. Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at bookofjoe
This question has been keeping me awake at night for a long time, so it was with great joy and relief that I stumbled upon Neil Fraser's answer. Hey, wait a sec... what's that movie I watched last year? Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at bookofjoe
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Answer here this time tomorrow. Hint: bigger than a bread box. Another: Capable of assuming many positions. A third: inedible. Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at bookofjoe
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"Use the slider to see the polka-dot tree frog fluoresce." Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at bookofjoe
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• All black • Smoked sapphire case • In-house Unico movement • Production limited to 500 pieces Apply within. Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at bookofjoe
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From websites: ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• • Machine quality wash whenever and wherever you want • Durable microbial- and hydrolysis-resistant thermoplastic polyurethane elastomer • Lightest washing machine in the world at only 6 ounces; doubles as a dry-bag • A modern take on... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at bookofjoe
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That's different. From websites: •••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• Features and Details: • Attachment separates egg whites from yolks • Space-saving design for compact storage • Quickly opens fresh or hard-boiled eggs • Operates with the touch of a button • Eliminates shell pieces... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at bookofjoe
Posted Mar 15, 2017 at bookofjoe
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I love mine. Perfect gift for that special someone. Clear, Black or Blue: $7.28 for a 13-piece set (laptop not included). Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2017 at bookofjoe
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No, not another breaking scandal but, rather, totally legit. From the Smithsonian: •••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• Decades of Once-Secret Maps Are Now Freely Available Online As much as James Bond is defined by his outlandish gadgets, one of the most important tools for... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2017 at bookofjoe
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I happened on this set last week when I suddenly got a jones for disassembling my coffee grinder (Capresso Infinity) and doing a deep cleaning of parts not accessible with my little brush and can of compressed air. I couldn't... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2017 at bookofjoe
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• Serves 306 • Weighs 26.9 pounds • Amazing detail • Gluten-free • Two dual-flavor combinations: Red Cherry + Blue Raspberry or Green Apple + Blue Raspberry $149.99. Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2017 at bookofjoe
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From the Wall Street Journal: ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• Yvonne Felix's eyes don't work well enough on their own for her to read, recognize faces or cross the street without help. But when the Toronto-based artist and mother puts on a new kind... Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2017 at bookofjoe
From Gizmodo: ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• Having played with Razer's new concept device, Project Valerie, I've got to say I'm down with having a laptop that's thick as a brick so long as it has three 17.3-inch monitors built in — that's a... Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2017 at bookofjoe
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So many uses outside the on-deck circle: • Doorstop • Spoon rest • Paperweight • Eyeglasses/sunglasses • Microfiber screen cleaner holder • Jewelry/loose change/pocket litter corral • Plastic covering lets you use it underwater for whatever reason • In extremis,... Continue reading
Posted Mar 12, 2017 at bookofjoe