FOOD TIP: MIMOSA GRILL
You will love the roasted mussels, the stuffed Georgia hushpuppies, and the crispy BLT sliders at Mimosa Grill in Charlotte. North Carolina. (I know. But it’s not inconceivable you will find yourself there one day.) They have entrees, too – here’s the full menu – but why […]
“Bin Laden is dead and Detroit is alive.” How’s that for a bumper sticker?
As seen at TED: “The future is not what it used to be.”
Arriving at some venue only to encounter Inspector Clouseau, one of his suspects asks: “How is it that you are here?”
The good Inspector replies, “Because I am following yeu.”
Suspect: “But Inspector, you got here first!”
Clouseau, after a moment’s consideration (and unaccountably missing from these 485 memorable Clouseau lines): […]
NOAH’S EARTHWORM PROBLEM
Bible meets biology in under three minutes – here – by Isabella Rossellini.
WHAT IF OBAMA LOSES?
He won’t, thanks to you (see below). But the new Washington Monthly devotes an entire issue to imagining the future if he did – here. Executive summary: If you liked the […]
But first . . .
It’s good to see continued progress, albeit modest, on the jobs front. Every 200,000 net new jobs in a month helps.
That progress would have been much stronger if the opposition had allowed us to throw ourselves into the enormous job of modernizing our infrastructure.
In the meantime, […]
THIS TWO-MINUTE YOUTUBE WILL CHANGE (AND EXTEND) YOUR LIFE
IF IT DOESN’T SMELL BAD, IT’S PROBABLY SAFE TO EAT
Mark Lefler: “Ever return from a trip with the clocks blinking 12:00 and wondered how long the power was off and if the food in the fridge was still safe to eat? […]
THANK YOU, GROVER NORQUIST
Following up from yesterday, may I say one more thing about Grover Norquist?
Things were pretty good in the Nineties: low unemployment and an economy pretty much in balance, with everyone getting richer and our National Debt shrinking relative to the size of the economy as a whole.
Rick Thompson: “Regarding yesterday’s column, the real elephant (well, actually cow, pig and chicken) in the room is meat. According to a University of Chicago study, if Americans reduced their meat consumption by only 20 percent it would be as if everyone in the nation switched from a standard sedan to […]
Twenty-three thrilling minutes from Amory Lovins.
Ultra-lighting saves half the weight and half the fuel – like finding a Saudi Arabia under Detroit. And the stuff absorbs 12 times as much crash energy per pound as steel, so our lighter vehicles would also be safer. The efficiencies in car-making would make […]
Sarah Johnson: “Maybe this is yet more proof I’m not a guy! My shucking method is as follows (works on ALL shellfish): Locate MetroCard, go to Grand Central Station and walk down the ramp to the Oyster Bar. Sit at marble counter and order. Eat when shucked shellfish arrives. Added benefit? I get […]
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If you think it's messy there, said Albert Einstein of his paper-strewn office, you should see it up here, he smiled, pointing to his head.~.
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