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Does 'Sarah Hanson' exist? The story of this 19-year-old entrepreneur may be a hoax. MAY BE a hoax? Regardless, the idea is somewhat brilliant. Too bad it's soiled now. I think it would have been a great way for someone to get a jump start on life.

Flip Flop Fly Ball - MLB uniforms, 2013 BTW, why do so many teams have so many jerseys these days? What's wrong with having a single "home" and "away" jersey? Less sales revenue, that's why!

Ebonics is like French

Bet you didn't know that. Lex Friedman tells us how: Ain't No Thing: The Grammar of African American Vernacular English.

If you ask me, he never really got a fair shake. He's out.

13 Things Roger Ebert Said Better Than Anybody Else My favorite? "All clear-minded people should remain two things throughout their lifetimes: curious and teachable."

Michael Malloy

http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Michael_Malloy When that failed, they decided that it was unlikely that anything Malloy ingested was going to kill him, so the Murder Trust decided to freeze him to death. On a night when the temperature reached -14 °F (-26 °C), Malloy drank until he passed out, was carried to a park, dumped in the snow, […]

St. Patrick’s Day 2013

Happy March 17. Last year it was almost 80°. Today the temperature in Fahrenheit is closer to the date (the 17th).

Pi Day 2013

Just think - next year we'll have an entire pi MONTH!

Added to the reading list.

ICE in iOS 7

It's not going to happen, most likely, but Chuq has a good bit on how Apple could enable ICE in addition to "dial 911" when your iPhone is locked. I'd do this. I have RoadIDs and things when I'm running, but when I'm just out I've only got my wallet on it, and it may […]

Good Michael Jordan Article

OTL: Michael Jordan Has Not Left The Building. He has, however, turned 50.

New Eyeglasses

For years I've worn a pair of rimless Silhouette eyeglasses. They were lightweight, flexible, and worked well. I got a pair of sunglasses and a new pair in the same model four years ago, but it was time for a change. I ended up going with the Oakley Clubface frames. I didn't even know what […]

He needs one this year. And yes, I'm filling space.

What’s Wrong with SI?

From 2007: What's wrong with Sports Illustrated? Apparently SI is losing money and is in danger of going away very soon. The last time I seriously looked at an issue of SI was in high school.

If I could monetize planes and conveyor belts I'd be rich! That page is still getting traffic. Maybe that proves that there IS an idiot born every minute.

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