What’s the problem with an Oreo cookie? The answer was surprising. Chinese...– Rethinking The Oreo For Chinese Consumers : Planet Money : NPR
Brainstorming Doesn’t Really Work : The New Yorker →
“The lesson of Building 20 is that when the composition of the group is right - enough people with different perspectives running into one another in unpredictable ways - the group dynamics will take care of themselves.” Which is obvious to anyone who has read Connie Willis’ “Bellwether” :)
Lo, in the twilight days of the second year of the second decade of the third...– McSweeney’s Internet Tendency: In Which I Fix My Girlfriend’s Grandparents’ WiFi and Am Hailed as a Conquering Hero.
My gas light came on JUST as I pulled up to the pump at the gas station outside work. Serendipitous!
8 oz plain digestive biscuits, rich tea biscuits, wheatmeal biscuits, vanilla...– Death-deflecting chocolate : Robin McKinley
Suburgatory has a fight between 2 guys in a sauna, uses a Gogol Bordello song, but it’s NOT Avenue B?!
It’s pretty when a story written over 120 years ago has better gender politics...– Irene Adler: how to butcher a brilliant woman character « Another angry woman