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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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There goes the rest of your life. Continue reading
Posted 3 hours ago at bookofjoe
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••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• • Full-color projection 40 times brighter than your phone displays directions and notifications • Ultra-clear in any weather condition • Adapts to light from day to night ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• $499 (car not included). Continue reading
Posted 7 hours ago at bookofjoe
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You call them pencils in your country. À chacun son goût. Six for $3.50. Continue reading
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From The Guardian: ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• A Canadian university professor claims to have found the only existing moving picture of French writer Marcel Proust. The black-and-white footage of a wedding cortege filmed in 1904 shows a brief glimpse [from 35 to 38... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at bookofjoe
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From the website: •••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• Features and Details: • Private oasis • Mesh windows • Comforting bed fort • Double-sided zippers • Reduces outside light • Solitude and seclusion • Fits all common bed sizes • Fold-up and zip-down doors ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••... Continue reading
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From The Verge: •••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• Remember Etch A Sketch? Remember spending hours honing your fine motor skills turning the knobs and dials, trying to perfect tracing over the lines? Remember never letting anyone into your room again after your neighbor's kid... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at bookofjoe
YouTube caption: •••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• Histioteuthis heteropsis, the strawberry squid, gets its common name from the berry-like appearance of its bright-red body speckled with numerous luminescent photophores. This animal is also called the cockeyed squid due to a remarkable eye dimorphism. The... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at bookofjoe
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From the website: ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• Our chemistry washi tape is finally here. Its one-inch width is perfect for cutting lengthwise and doubling its 16-foot length (it's... elementary). Note: Not all element symbols are on the tape as it is comprised of... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at bookofjoe
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I wonder who you're supposed to call before you dig. Plenty of options.... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at bookofjoe
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From The Atlantic: •••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• The Swiss watchmaker Vacheron Constantin recently announced a new watch with a remarkable mechanical movement with 23 complications (above and below). It took five years to develop: only one exists. The mechanism contains 514 components and... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at bookofjoe
fo shizzle [via Wired] Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at bookofjoe
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Not just any cable clip, mind you: the Beluga brand iteration pictured herein. What's to like: • they work • they stay put • a buck each isn't bad • like in the Rolling Stones song they come in colors... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at bookofjoe
fo shizzle [via Wired] Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at bookofjoe
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From Kottke: ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• This is a Wikimedia map showing where all of the characters originated in Homer's epic poem "The Iliad." I know Greece is small by today's standards, but it was surprising to me how geographically widespread the hometowns... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at bookofjoe
Long story short: this projector lets you trace any smartphone photo. [via The Verge] $75 (smartphone not included). Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at bookofjoe
Ever so slowly, the American Heart Association (AHA) is coming around to what medical professionals have known for years: no one can perform rescue breathing. That's a fact but the AHA, one of the more slowly reacting medical organizations in... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at bookofjoe
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You can too! Apply within (limited-edition: you snooze, you inhale, you die. Fair warning). Continue reading
Posted Feb 17, 2017 at bookofjoe
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Not just any cable clip, mind you: the Beluga brand iteration pictured herein. What's to like: • they work • they stay put • a buck each isn't bad • like in the Rolling Stones song they come in colors... Continue reading
Posted Feb 16, 2017 at bookofjoe
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From the website: •••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• One of our all-time hit products is back in an enhanced model. The Beauty Lift High Nose Extra allows you to shape and improve the look of your nose without the need for expensive or painful... Continue reading
Posted Feb 16, 2017 at bookofjoe
YouTube caption: ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• Hans Rosling's famous lectures combine enormous quantities of public data with a sport's commentator's style to reveal the story of the world's past, present and future development. Now he explores stats in a way he has never... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2017 at bookofjoe
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Answer here this time tomorrow. Hint: smaller than a bread box. Another: suitable for indoor or outdoor use. A third: moving parts. Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2017 at bookofjoe