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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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"The Rolling Stones in Fresno, California in 1965, as excited fans break out of the stands and rush the stage before the police stop them." [via I Live in a Retro World and Only The Young Die Young] Continue reading
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From the website: •••••••••••••••••••••• The Japanese know a thing about cats. From Hello Kitty to Maneki-neko and the thousands of YouTube videos of local felines doing what they do best, looking cute — there is no end to the Japanese... Continue reading
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512 GB, how's that work for you? A terabyte's just around the corner. $729. [via The Awesomer] Continue reading
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YouTube caption: "Directed by Paul Almond, starring Sean Connery as Macbeth, Zoe Caldwell as Lady Macbeth, William Needles as Banquo, Ted Follows as Macduff, Robin Gammell as Malcolm, Sharon Acker as Lady Macduff, Bernard Behrens as Lennox, Raymond Bellew as... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at bookofjoe
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"Surprise your family and friends with the funny clever replies to their math equations with our Crazy Calculator! Fool your friends, family, co-workers… even the tax man! The calculator has two modes, normal and crazy, which can easily be set... Continue reading
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From Bruce Sterling: "It’s not a 'book,' it's a new design essay of mine. However, since it's shareable on VKontakte, it might make some nice Indian-summer reading for Edward Snowden." Continue reading
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Invariably these are sold out by the time the year depicted comes around. From the website: ••••••••••••••••••••••• A true design classic, Massimo Vignelli first designed the Stendig Calendar in 1966, and its bold timeless design still works perfectly in any... Continue reading
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From the website: ••••••••••••••••••••••• Slipcast in decadent porcelain with accents of gold lustre. Featuring 12 classic British cookies as porcelain numerals, Rebecca Wilson's clock is an homage to that great British tradition: Afternoon Tea. All the great classics are there... Continue reading
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Take that, Apple! [via Bruce Sterling] Continue reading
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From Wired: "Smart people know that Sunset Park is where you get the best Chinese food in Brooklyn. Really smart people know it's also where you get great headphones — some of the best in the world [above]. The Grados... Continue reading
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14-liter capacity polyethylene trash can designed to look like crumpled paper. £35.99 (crumpled paper not included). Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at bookofjoe
From YouTube: ••••••••••••••••••••••• HMS Victory is a 104-gun first-rate ship of the line of the Royal Navy, laid down in 1759 and launched in 1765. She is most famous as Lord Nelson's flagship at the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805."... Continue reading
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I guess the bow tie is no longer operable. Had to happen eventually, I guess. $42. Continue reading
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From Vizual Statistix: ••••••••••••••••••••••••••• There has been considerable debate lately about reclining airplane seats. Some feel it’s their right to recline. Others see it as outrageously rude. And then there are those who couldn’t care less. As a short person,... Continue reading
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$35 (candle not included). [via technabob] Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at bookofjoe
From Wired: •••••••••••••••••••••••• Amidst all the hoopla over the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus and their motion processors, faster CPUs, and larger screens, it was also announced that Apple’s latest smartphones would have a much better camera. And... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at bookofjoe
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From technabob: "I'm just going to come out and say it: Tom Ford is not going to cosign this, and Daniel Craig won't be wearing it in the next James Bond film. In fact, the Selfie Sombrero is probably Acer's... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at bookofjoe
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For Apparatus, a recent exhibition at the Kavi Gupta Gallery in Chicago, the New York-based artist Roxy Paine created a detailed, life-size model of a fast food joint. [via Wired] Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at bookofjoe
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From the website: •••••••••••••••••••••••••• Equipped with a row of four rollers, and a fifth solitary roller built into the handle, the Legline Roller is a super handy beauty massager that will help to stretch, smooth, and define your legs. Made... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at bookofjoe
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I admit it: they had me at the name. More in Ryan Gwaltney's Cool Tools review. 2-inch x 50-feet roll: $11.90. Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at bookofjoe