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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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From Beautiful Life: "Nickish Sano Walder Architects sought to preserve elements of this Graubünden, Switzerland holiday home." "From a distance Refugi Lieptgas looks like a traditional wooden hut. Taking a closer look, you will actually find that this cabin is... Continue reading
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Bet you can't say it four times in a row fast. From the website: •••••••••••••••••••••••••• Slide this neodymium magnetic tip onto your 1"-wide steel tape measure and it hangs on to steel surfaces by itself (attention electricians, plumbers & sheet... Continue reading
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"Beginning this week, absolutely everything new that we publish — the work in the print magazine and the work published online only — will be unlocked. All of it, for everyone. Call it a summer-long free-for-all. Non-subscribers will get a... Continue reading
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Ultra low tech home security system. 30" x 18". Coir. $59. Continue reading
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So said 9GAG. If you ask me, it's the best. Continue reading
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Reviewed by Charles Kinnear in Cool Tools as follows. •••••••••••••••••••••••••••• I use the T-Reign Gear Tether to keep my stuff within reach and ready for use. I received a gear tether as a gift and quickly had to order a... Continue reading
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From Kirkus Reviews: Her fourth novel "captures the experience of an aging rock goddess so well, you'd swear she's been on tour before." You can read excerpts from the book free here. Continue reading
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"I said be careful, my cat isn't really a hamster...." $175. [via No Puedo Creer] Continue reading
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From the website: •••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• To get and maintain the perfect visage, you don't need the cosmetic surgeon's knife. All you need is a mouthpiece. Yes, the Face Slimmer is a simple solution to the timeless problem of how to give... Continue reading
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From Wanderlustmind: "After an epic struggle with the weather for 35 days, Geoff Mackley, Bradley Ambrose, and Nathan Berg became the first people ever to get this close to Marum Volcano's famed lava lake on Ambrym Island, Vanuatu. Coming within... Continue reading
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"Natural rubber with no-slip suction cups on the bottom." 21" x 14". $19. Continue reading
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From the New York Times: "Hailed as the 21st century's answer to Proust for his controversial six-volume autobiographical work, 'My Struggle,' Karl Ove Knausgaard responds to his sudden celebrity with this essay on his tortured relationship with fame — its... Continue reading
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Hours on the bottom, minutes on the upper portion, seconds on top. Designed by David Dear. 8.78" H x 5.91" Ø. Requires 2 AA batteries (not included). $70. Continue reading
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Long story short, from Michael Beschloss's July 18, 2014 New York Times piece: After high school, Eisenhower secured an appointment to West Point. However, prior to entering West Point, he played baseball for money under the pseudonym Wilson, which violated... Continue reading
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It's made by Bugatti. "When your food is done, it doesn't simply pop up: a motorized lift gently brings it to the surface." Look for it next year; it's projected to cost $1,000. [via Reviewed.com] Continue reading
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The latest New Yorker, in its "Talk of the Town" section, introduces us to the just launched Rapid Response Collecting project in the London-based museum's Contemporary Architecture, Design, and Digital Department. Its stated goal is to demonstrate "how design reflects... Continue reading
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True, not for everyone, but never mind: it's free — the way we like it — to read or download. Continue reading
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"Tumbled Botticino marble hand made in Cincinnati, Ohio." $42.92. [via Diply] Continue reading
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