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Working Better: How to Use Your Email Effectively – Business – GOOD

Every three months, GOOD releases our quarterly magazine, which examines a given theme through our unique lens. Recent editions have covered topics like the impending global water crisis, the future of transportation, and the amazing rebuilding of New Orleans. This quarter’s issue is about work, and we’ll be rolling out a variety of stories all month. Chances are […]

What to do when body parts fall off

via cnn.com The first thing you do when a body part becomes detached is control the bleeding. Put direct pressure on the wound and elevate it higher than the heart, advises Dr. Dave Manthey, professor of emergency medicine at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center. Then rinse off the severed finger or toe (or part […]

Famous last words: “Acceptable Industry Standards”

The Wall Street Journal has a very in-depth look at the decisions and oversights that led to the BP oil rig catastrophe. BP Decisions Made Well Vulnerable – WSJ.com. One of the final tasks was to cement in place the steel pipe that ran into the oil reservoir. The cement would fill the space between […]

Darryl Cunningham Investigates: The Facts In The Case Of Dr. Andrew Wakefield

Wonderfully illustrated and researched 15-page comic on the madness around the so-called link between vaccination and autism posited by Dr. Wakefield. Below is page 14. via darryl-cunningham.blogspot.com   Posted via web from pearl’s posterous

Top Ten Reasons You Should Quit Facebook

Let’s all ban Facebook! Update: Due to the surprising popularity of this post, I feel I should be absolutely clear about my role as VP of Engineering for a Hollywood-based social media startup, BorderStylo. The opinions expressed here are purely my own and are not in any way endorsed by my employer. While I do […]

Photos: Do’s and dont’s of popular yoga poses

via latimes.com The LA Times has a nice collection of yoga pose do’s and don’ts for reference, handy to know whether or not you’re taking classes at yogaworks. Posted via web from pearl’s posterous

Flavorwire » Flavorpill’s Official Glee Drinking Game

For all of you who are not LOST watchers, we assume that you will be watching Glee’s return to television tonight. (Huzzah!) And although we think that the show is charming and funny and can dance well even when we’re sober… we like drinking games. Besides, drinking copious amounts of alcohol makes everything more fun, […]

Rocket Knight Hands-on Preview and New Trailer on IGN

via xbox360.ign.com Hells yeah. We worked really hard on this trailer, and we’re so happy to share it with everyone now! Check it out!! It definitely helped that the game is fantastic. ;-) Rocket Knight will be available for PSN, XBLA and Steam later this spring. Posted via web from pearl’s posterous

Keep Your Financial Records No Longer Than You Must – NYTimes.com

Jim Wilson/The New York Times Knowing what to keep and what to throw away can streamline your records and save you time, headaches and money later on. via nytimes.com Great advice for which financial documents to keep and for how long, in particular for tax purposes. Posted via web from pearl’s posterous

Will This Food Kill Me? Ask The Internet – The Consumerist

via consumerist.com Last month, we posted about a Slate article encouraging people to depend on their senses and instincts when deciding whether food is safe to eat, rather than going solely by printed expiration or “sell by” dates. “Is the food slimy and smelly?” that post proclaimed. “Don’t eat it.” But if you doubt your own judgment […]

Obesity: The killer combination of salt, fat and sugar | The Guardian UK

via guardian.co.uk I was particularly struck by this comment: Initially, KFC meals were built around a whole chicken, with a pick-up surface that contained “an enormous amount of breading, crispiness and brownness on the surface. That makes the chicken look like more and gives it this wonderful oily flavour.” Over time, the company began to […]

When Good Beauty Products Go Bad | Care2 Healthy & Green Living

via care2.com Beauty products have expiration dates too! Here’s a useful guide to keeping your magic potions and lotions fresh and effective, and not causing breakouts or infections. Posted via web from pearl’s posterous

Kathryn Bigelow – How Oscar Found Ms. Right

via nytimes.com Whether or not you care about the Oscars, Kathryn Bigelow’s wins this year were big. This piece by Manohla Dargis of the NY Times is a must-read. Posted via web from pearl’s posterous

LEGOS!, Vader entertains the troops (via Sad Old Biker) …

via legos.tumblr.com Posted via web from pearl’s posterous

Flavorwire » Awesome Infographic: Jessie Spano’s Caffeine Intake

via flavorwire.com Infographic of the Day: Nathaniel James tracks Jessie Spano’s excitement level over the course of Saved By The Bell’s classic, and classically superficial, anti-pill-popping episode, “Jessie’s Song”. Posted via web from pearl’s posterous

Walk It Out on Amazon

This is one of the games I shipped this year, so I have to pimp this out! Walk It Out! Super fun game. And the reviewers on Amazon love it! This thing is selling out like craaazy, so you’d better pick up a copy before it goes out of stock again! On a more personal […]

cougarlife.com

I wish i could make this up. but check it out. yes, i saw it on a page that was intended for me. cracked me up. aw yea, i’m a COUGAR! HAPPY BIRTHDAY, ME!!!

Olympics 2010 Figure Skating as Street Fighter

via gamefreaks.co.nz Posted via web from pearl’s posterous

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle Your Old Gadgets – Wired How-To Wiki

From Wired How-To Wiki Jump to: navigation, search Most of us grew up with the Environmental Protection Agency’s friendly “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle” motto, but when it comes to gadgets, being environmentally responsible isn’t quite so easy. That’s because electronics are neither easy for manufacturers to create nor simple for recyclers to disassemble. On top of […]

photo gallery update

as much as i love picasa, i hate that there are file size limits. and since i’m already paying for web hosting anyway, i might as well use what i’ve got! so now this is finally sort of updated! whee! this is just a collection of my personal pictures of food and friends from the […]