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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 Mar 13, 2014 at bookofjoe
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On hiatus. Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2014 at bookofjoe
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Answer here this time tomorrow. Hint: smaller than a bread box. Another: no animals were harmed in its design or production. A third: with 100% certainty Diana Adams will buy one as soon as she finds out what it is... Continue reading
Posted Dec 17, 2013 at bookofjoe
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If you thought the original iteration was a bit over the top, then perhaps this toned down version will be more to your liking. $53.79. [via The Green Head] Continue reading
Posted Dec 17, 2013 at bookofjoe
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From the website: •••••••••••••••••••••• While your soul might be wounded from your boring everyday job, now there's a fun fix. Our Band-Aid Neck Tie isn't for dressing your wounds — it's for dressing you up with a twist of awesome.... Continue reading
Posted Dec 16, 2013 at bookofjoe
YouTube caption: "A boy, having lost his glasses, can only see one thing in focus at a time. His sight gets attracted by the sounds that surround him. He will have to explore a blurry world of unknown places and... Continue reading
Posted Dec 16, 2013 at bookofjoe
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"Warm and comfortable capacitive-touch gloves with a Bluetooth headset built in." "Talk on the phone by extending your thumb and pinky finger." What's not to like? $59.99-$99.99 Continue reading
Posted Dec 16, 2013 at bookofjoe
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From The Green Head: "Do not adjust your beer goggles. These glasses may seem to be sliding apart right before your eyes but it's just an optical illusion." Set of two with matching coasters: $42. Continue reading
Posted Dec 15, 2013 at bookofjoe
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Answer here this time tomorrow. Hint: the photo was taken around 1960. Continue reading
Posted Dec 15, 2013 at bookofjoe
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I can't explain why this shirt cracks me up but it really does. Likely it's the smartypants Steve Martin-esque tilt of its punch line. I dunno. $15.99. Continue reading
Posted Dec 15, 2013 at bookofjoe
Posted Dec 15, 2013 at bookofjoe
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"Each black plastic shuriken has two powerful magnets to help keep your important papers exactly where they belong — stuck to the fridge." Set of two: $19.45. Continue reading
Posted Dec 15, 2013 at bookofjoe
Saturday morning revealed a smattering of whiteness outdoors, where it was a brisk 30°. Gray Cat joined me for nature observations. Continue reading
Posted Dec 15, 2013 at bookofjoe
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No stripes. No flavor. No spirit. $5.99. Continue reading
Posted Dec 14, 2013 at bookofjoe
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Am I right or am I right? From Wired: "Fans of bubbly water swear by SodaStream's do-it-yourself system. The latest version [the Source] has been fully reimagined by design boss Yves Behar.... It boasts a refashioned bottle, and you can... Continue reading
Posted Dec 14, 2013 at bookofjoe
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From the website: •••••••••••••••••••• The Drop Catch is a smart way to keep from finding bottle caps all over your place after a party. Just mount it on your wall and when you use it to pop open a bottle... Continue reading
Posted Dec 14, 2013 at bookofjoe
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From celebs.answers.com: "Before he won our hearts as the ruthlessly clever host of 'The Colbert Report,' Stephen was a slightly reclusive young man who loved playing dungeons and dragons. As a student at Northwestern University, Colbert began doing improv comedy... Continue reading
Posted Dec 14, 2013 at bookofjoe
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Designed by Anton Naselevets. [via Yanko Design and Crookedbrains] Continue reading
Posted Dec 14, 2013 at bookofjoe
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"When pressed, the Fail Button releases the universal sound of failure: 'Wah, Wah, Wah, Waaaaaahh.'" $15.95. Continue reading
Posted Dec 13, 2013 at bookofjoe
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That's the opinion of one Sabrina Fierman, vice president of the cleaning firm New York's Little Elves. She took New York Times reporter Tim McKeough shopping for cleaning supplies and dished about what she knows best. Wrote McKeough in yesterday's... Continue reading
Posted Dec 13, 2013 at bookofjoe
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From the website: •••••••••••••••••••••••••• What is better than something this simple? You can of course use it for drinks! And it is perfect for constructing a moss terrarium too. Glass: 3.3"H x 2.7"Ø Lid: 0.4"H x 2.8"Ø •••••••••••••••••••••••••• $20. Continue reading
Posted Dec 13, 2013 at bookofjoe
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Answer here this time tomorrow. Hint: the photo was taken in the mid-80s. Continue reading
Posted Dec 13, 2013 at bookofjoe
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A 2010 design by Martí Guixé. From the website: ••••••••••••••••••••• With this clock, you can write down your dreams, sentences, names, notes, for whenever and wherever you think they belong. 15.75"Ø x 2"D. Includes pen. Aluminum. ••••••••••••••••••••• $167. Continue reading
Posted Dec 13, 2013 at bookofjoe