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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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Download hundreds in their entirety as PDFs. Free, the way we like it. Fair warning: there goes the day. [via Open Culture and RealityCarnival] Continue reading
Posted 10 hours ago at bookofjoe
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It's a solid metal cube that secures your cable(s). Any cable, including cubic cables. But I digress. Weight: 3.7 oz. 2.5" x 2.5" x 2.5". Designed by Kebei Li. Made in San Francisco. Copper, Brass, or Stainless Steel. $40. Continue reading
Posted 14 hours ago at bookofjoe
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Get it. [via The Verge] Continue reading
Posted yesterday at bookofjoe
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Answer here this time tomorrow. Hint: smaller than a bread box. Another: not by Josef Albers. A third: no moving parts. Continue reading
Posted yesterday at bookofjoe
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It's pictured above and below. Brian Roemmele has the back story: ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• Between Christopher Street and Seventh Avenue South, just in front of the historic Village Cigars store, there's a small mosaic triangle set into the sidewalk — the smallest... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at bookofjoe
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You can look like a doofus with AirPods next month or you can rock these now for less than 25% of the $159 AirPods will set you back. I've been using these for two weeks, including an epic 8.5 mile... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at bookofjoe
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Sheep's wool textured to appear like layers of feathers. Zipper, adjustable strap, inside lining. Can Belarus-based Volha Kotova make one for you? Apply within. [via MindCircle] Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at bookofjoe
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Find out here. 22% of my 9,300+ Twitter followers are fraudulent, not bad considering 35% of Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey's 3.85 million followers are fake, according to an article in the latest issue of The Economist. Some perspective: four years... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at bookofjoe
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Hand painted raw silk knot sculpture. Composition: 100% Silk Noil Color: Ivory/Black Splatter Size: 9"W x 5"H x 13"L Made in New York. $289. Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at bookofjoe
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Click here for a much larger version. [via RealityCarnival, ElectricLiterature, and Curtis Newbold] Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at bookofjoe
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From fastcodesign: ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• Australia has a new $5 banknote. It's a psychedelic trip to the bank, layered in metallic foils and a seemingly endless array of color shifting inks that glisten like an oil slick. Bend the note, and a... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at bookofjoe
For most of the 25 years, my depression was pretty low-grade, without suicidal ideation. I had a brief flirtation in my teens, which I guess isn't uncommon, and then the divorce sent me spiraling. If I didn't have kids, I... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at bookofjoe
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University of New South Wales [Australia] Ph.D student Robbi Bishop-Taylor has redrawn Europe by mapping out its waterways. Bishop-Taylor used open source geographic informational software called QGIS to research the 1.35 million streams of Europe. The results: maps of Europe... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at bookofjoe
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3/8" (10mm) wide. That's the good news. The bad: I don't remember where I got them and I'm down to my last one (above and below). My Crack Research Team©® has once again made an escape and is now heading... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at bookofjoe
1. Never curse in class 2. Never touch a student 3. Never let it be personal 4. Never leave your classroom when there are students in it 5. NEVER BE ALONE WITH A STUDENT Daniel Kaplan, a public school teacher... Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2016 at bookofjoe
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Res ipsa loquitur. Set of two: $15.95. Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2016 at bookofjoe
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From the New York Times: An 18-Karat Throne Arrives at the Guggenheim. And Yes, It Works. The throne has arrived. The long-planned participatory (shall we say) sculpture by the Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan — a fully functional, solid 18-karat-gold copy... Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2016 at bookofjoe
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Hands down my favorite. Just the right amount of bite, enough to wake you up but not so much that you have to drink something in order to continue eating. At little goes a long way so a jar lasts... Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2016 at bookofjoe
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[via Charis Melina Brown] Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2016 at bookofjoe
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"Makes a perfect paperweight or use as a door stopper." Designed by Makoto Koizumi. Size: 3.25" x 3" x 1.87". Weight: 3 pounds. Made in Japan. $70. Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2016 at bookofjoe
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There are those few — number me among them — who absolutely love sardines. Not the dreck that takes up the vast majority* of allocated shelf space in supermarkets but, rather, exquisite small batch brands like Tricana, Minor, and Prata... Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2016 at bookofjoe
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Answer here this time tomorrow. Hint: smaller than a bread box. Another: no (known) levitation capability. A third: dual function (at least; three is realistic). Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2016 at bookofjoe
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Sublime.* Built by Eleanor Lutz. *circa 5:30 Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2016 at bookofjoe