Of Course: 10 Ambitious Resolutions for 2008 | in... →
My new years resolutions.
I purchased some plants for my office at work so that I could feel less lonely and gloomy. I soon became very attached to them - they made the room much more tolerable and vibrant. I brought them home for the holidays to make sure they would get watered regularly, and now they are making my home feel so much more … ‘homey.’ I’m not sure I want to bring them back to work...
Not only can a Lyrebird emulate any other bird’s song (which confuses other species), but it will also incorporate the sounds from its environment. In this case; cameras, a car alarm, and chainsaws. Jaw-dropping stuff. — livejamie
How would you feel if you had no fear? Feel like that. How would you behave...– Vernon Howard
30 Days Raw →
Finally a fresh and clear voice discussing raw foods for practical reasons of health and vitality as opposed to “connecting to energies” or other pseudo-spiritual irritating concepts that abound in the movement. After myself having tried raw for 30 days unsuccessfully, I am tempted to try again after reading this. Despite the confusion I faced in my attempt, It was the best I ever...
The postmodern animal is there in the gallery not as a meaning or a symbol but...– As Steve Baker argues in his influential book The Postmodern Animal, about the work Senza Titolo (12 Horses) by Jannis Kounellis that brought 12 live horses into the gallery. (via Antennae Issue 4 - pdf)
Computer Advice, via #tumblrs
nstrich: what's a good game that lets me FUCKING SHOOT PEOPLE on a mac?
Ghostvirus: there are none. enjoy your mac.
…to become-animal is to become a body-without-organs, to cut across the...– Deleuze (via Antennae Issue 4 - pdf)
Creating a Backup for Your Google Account →
“But this story is also part of a completely unrelated phenomenon, which is that whenever a carnivorous animal attacks and/or kills a human, we treat it as if it is something unusual; in other words, we treat an animal above us on the food chain attacking us as if it is news. Go Google “bear...
The future of email signatures
A new friend of mine just sent me an email that had the following as a signature line: “this email is: [ ] bloggable [x] ask first [ ] private” That is really smart. Especially for emailing ME, but as we march onward/drag ourselves toward the blogarrheic future, it will become more and more crucial to delineate correspondence which is private and correspondence which is not. As anyone...
Big & Simple Ideas
There are two types of Internet startups…. Those that invent new technology. Those that invent new cultures.— doink — numenity — lonelysandwich — brocatus
It is somewhat ironic, isn’t it, that four decades of campaigning by an ‘animal...– On Human-Nonhuman Relations: google it
365 Chiat Days →
Wow - excellent idea. Over the course of 365 days, sean Ohlencamp captured images of his mac desktop and put them into a video.
Sushi Tutorial →
finding this very helpful - i have never been able to make sushi properly! add to my todo list, follow these instructions.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to a better understanding...– Carl Jung
Processed Meats Declared Too Dangerous for Human... →
“The World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) has just completed a detailed review of more than 7,000 clinical studies covering links between diet and cancer. Its conclusion is rocking the health world with startling bluntness: Processed meats are too dangerous for human consumption. Consumers should stop buying and eating all processed meat products for the rest of their lives.”
Interesting facts →
hack yourself →
NPR : Timeline: The Life of the Blog →
15 stretches (Kermit style) →
currently lodging at the family house, doing lots of baking/eating/family-ness. will be taking a holiday internet break, to return with many food photos and much brilliance. until the new year!
Animal activists' anger after aquarium puts Santa... →
looks like my reaction to the santa hat whale photo was something many people shared. i found this more detailed article.
Vegan Soapbox: Why Do Omnivores Hate Us? →
possible reasons for the sometimes irrational hostility I inspire as a vegan - just merely by being present.
checklist for life practicalities? | Ask... →
things grown-ups do. or should be doing.
boicozine boico.net/blog →
love love love this blog’s design. refreshing use of colour without being overbearing.
the holidays are starting to freak me out.
I think dreams are just your minds way of reminding you that it has complete...– Ben Gold