hall and oates playing in the cafe right now
could this day get any better? well I am going go karting all afternoon and to the nightlife exhibit exhibit at cal academy of science later on so probably no also at some point I should probably tone down the “blogging about myself” - if you know me IRL it is abundantly clear that my life is not actually all that noteworthy. you will be returned to your regularly scheduled...
Donald in Mathemagicland [video] →
My childhood in a nutshell
“The Perfect Space” - Avett Brothers
The object is to have as much fun as possible without getting arrested or...– San Francisco hash house harriers
Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival 10: Oct 1 - Oct... →
if loving a music festival that combines these artists is wrong I don’t want to be right MC Hammer Robert Earl Keen Fountains of Wayne (Haaa) Conor Oberst Kinky Friedman (also haaa) Jerry Jeff Walker Joan Baez Umphrey’s McGee Elvis Costello Indigo Girls Avett Brothers Yonder Mountain String Band oh and yes it is all free
Ben Folds And Nick Hornby: The Limits Of Lyrics :... →
hear it here
The one thing that I have on there that was a bad mistake was Pacman and I do...– —David Axelrod talked about sneaking his iPad into meetings in the West Wing at the Google/Politico Election Preview this afternoon. Daily Intel (via thepursuit)
Big important accomplishments at work today
actually received a compliment on my acid wash jeans (yeah so sue me, I looked like someone out of a John Hughes movie, but my movers have still not yet arrived and my wardrobe is wearing thin) (actually I already look like someone out of a John Hughes movie anyway irrespective of my outfit) biked around on a fixed gear bike with 2 full messenger bags and shockingly managed not to topple over...
“Shake Our Tree” - The Rosebuds
The Etymology of 10 Famous Band Names | Flavorwire →
via austinkleon: Lynyrd Skynyrd - high school coach named Leonard Skinner Modest Mouse - line from a Virginia Woolf story: “modest, mouse-colored people” And the winner: Steely Dan - “A Steely Dan, as described by William Burroughs in the seminal drug-addled lunatic bible that is Naked Lunch, is an enormous steam-powered dildo.”
$59.6M high school stadium price not too big in... →
Friday Night Lights … on crack
Poll: 1 In 5 Americans Believe Obama Is A Cactus |... →
When asked why they agreed with the statement “President Obama is a large succulent plant composed of specialized cells designed for water retention in arid climates,” many responded that they “just know,” claiming the president only acts like a human being for political purposes and is truly a cactus at heart.
Well on your first day of work my Google stock was up $18. Must be a good omen.– dad
Chris, just think of it like freshman year!, except instead of taking the C-1...– Ashley’s MUNI bus marketing tactics
Grad Student Passes Ken Jennings' Single-Day... →
A 33-year-old University of Delaware graduate student won $77,000 on “Jeopardy” Tuesday, the show’s highest one-day total ever. The record was previously held for more than six years by Jennings, who won $75,000 in 2004.
How Apple plays the pricing game - Business -... →
Apple also obscures references by making its products look like nothing else, from the first iPod with a unique scroll wheel to the current iterations wrapped in gleaming aluminum. Apple seems wondrously unique, until you consider aluminum is the same material you wrap leftover fish in and then it hits you: Apple is disguising itself so you can’t compare prices. Is the new $99 Apple TV box...
I want to be President because....
Student 1: "Because I Love every Body in the world and Because My mom and Dad thinks I'm a Good Road Mortle and my hold familey"
Student 2: "Because I'm snart and I like to Learn more Math Time"
Student 3: "I wut to be tah Pason Becus I can doe re can Be rech" [Yeah - Indecipherable to me too...]
Student 4: "Becase i have great flaimly i Love my Flaimly verey much thats the ReSeSn President to Be great role mold"
Student 5: "Because it god to be President and I can Past thing out and I can be on tv and I can be on the internet and I can Chnne the World and I can talk on the MikecPone and I can be in fron of a 100000 People and Not feel shy."
(kathy, I am glad your students can spell "internet" correctly ... gotta start somewhere)