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“A few months ago, Culture Espresso Bar, the overachieving coffee spot in Midtown, started pulling the roaster’s single-origin espressos. (PT’s splits the bill with Intelligentsia Coffee and Tea.) Luna Espresso, on the Upper East Side, uses PT’s for by-the-cup brewing in its Clovers. Now PT’s is in Brooklyn too, at Baco Café in Dumbo and Ecopolis in Cobble Hill. As of this week, Southside...
Obama’s now asserting a power so radical — the right to kill...– Obama argues his assassination program is a “state secret” - Glenn Greenwald - Salon.com
The putter that netted Jim Furyk an $11.35 million... →
SerenGifity: Goes well with Def Leppard
davereed: via un: carachameleon
Did I just use Matthew 11 to justify a Ultimate Fighting Championship style arm...– Elbowing someone during a sermon. « Stuff Christians Like – Jon Acuff
Part of making good decisions in business is recognizing the poor decisions...– Warren Buffet in a sit down with Jay Z and Steve Forbes (aka a must read)
Back then, you had the Barrel Man walking around firing you up. Now, they have a...– Appeal of south stands at Invesco Field has changed over the years - The Denver Post sad, and true. how a leprechaun came to stand for bronco fandom is a story i have no interest in hearing.
danielholter: Ray LaMontagne - Let It Be Me His...
It is not the business of government to make men virtuous or religious, or to...– Henry George (via hipsterlibertarian)
C.S. Lewis’s Advice on Writing Well – Justin... →
“The key is hundreds of “smart foils” that unfold when people walk by. (In Roosegaarde’s telling, the foil is a “very sensitive material which we stole from NASA.”) Each one has sensors that respond to motion then zap little lamps within the wall. The heat of the lamps forces the foil to open; when the lamps switch off, it shuts.” Heat-Sensitive Tiles Blossom When You Walk...
Chipotle Grill’s Secret Ingredient: Obsession →
shaunbwilson: Two years ago, [Chipotle CEO Steve Ells] was a man who worried about exactly how the oregano in the burrito was chopped. “They were washing it and not drying it –- so when they chopped it, it was clumpy,” he told me. “This is wrong! We need it to be dry and fluffy when you chop it. So we put together a drying procedure.” Could the customer tell the difference, I asked. “Probably...
things that are unique to only me:
monsieur-qui: irishmexi: I often feel I have certain qualifications based on other people’s opinion of me. Kind of like those people who try out for American Idol because, “All of my friends say I have a really amazing voice,’ I think that these are skills I should be able to put on my resume. “Some people follow my blog and tell me some things make them chuckle, I think I’d be a really great...
Say Anything » Chris Dodd Didn’t Read The... →
If you watch Jaws backwards, it’s a movie about a shark that throws up so many...– sixdoublefive321 (via up-schist-creek) lolz.
Dumb Action Games Make You Smarter | Fast Company →
“Daphne Bavelier, one of the study authors, explains that her group then took young adults who were not fast-paced gamers. These were divided into two groups: a control group playing leisurely games like The Sims 2 or Tetris; and a group playing action games like Counterstrike or Halo. The action gamers were better able to answer questions in a visual test involving a field of moving dots...
Canadian rancher serves cattle red wine, making... →
halfbakedidea: I’ve known that you traditionally pair beef with red wine, I just never thought to take it THIS far. I bet those are happy cows.
A midlife crisis happens when a man spends too many years of his life saying yes...– Crawford Lorritts
Charges filed in Overland Park banjo self-defense... →
from the OP facebook page: “never bring a skillet to a banjo fight.”
Newsweek in 1995: Why the Internet will Fail. →
this article is like somebody traveled to the future and wrote the exact opposite of what he saw.