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I wish I knew the source of this awesome photo of a…

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2008

…. snail riding a baby turtle came from, because then I would link to it. UPDATE: Robin (in the comments below) found the source. Plus, you can buy it. Go and buy this awesome photo here, and see more great photos by that photographer (he’s from Tunisia) here.

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My awesome list of links is now on twitter.

Sunday, November 23rd, 2008

I keep a collection (now more than 150 strong) of links to things I think are awesome. These links are the best of the random stuff I run across on the internet. Now you can follow my list of awesome links on twitter. If you don’t have twitter and do have a web feed reader, […]

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Adorable: Dogs greet soldier after 14 months in Iraq

Friday, October 10th, 2008

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Notes, photos, bits, awards, blurbs, music, Ms. Pac Man, stuff

Monday, December 10th, 2007

Hey y’all, Here’s a bunch of stuff that’s awesome and you oughta know: JJ, whose photo portfolio web site I built, is selling a book of his detailed Chicago photography for 30 bucks. Thirty bucks! That makes a great gift! My employer, The Denver Post, won an Online News Association award last month for “General […]

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What does Denver prefer more than erotic services?

Sunday, April 8th, 2007

Ah, Craigslist. You are so full of information about people and the way they live. Based on intelligent website traffic estimates, “erotic services” is hands-down the most-clicked Craigslist category in most major U.S. cities. Actually, all of them. Except Denver. No, not Denver. In Denver “cars” takes first. Yeah, we like cars more than getting […]

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What do Nimrod Weiselfish, Tokyo Sexwale, Miracle Wanzo, Tanqueray Beavers and Princess Nocandy have in common?

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2007

They were each winners in this decade’s “Name of the Year” awards (Name of the Year is a group founded 25 years ago to “discover, verify, nominate, elect, and disseminate great names.”) The 2007 winner was just crowned: Vanilla Dong. See the full list of winners at the Name of the Year blog here.

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Plan: Awesome Summer

Monday, February 12th, 2007

Winter? Don’t care for it. Spring? Those frigid Chicago springs turned me off on the concept. Summer? Awesome. The hotter the better. Walking back from the grocer yesterday I got an thought, and I’m laying out the start of that thought here. It’s a plan called… Awesome Summer The first question is: What makes for […]

Awesome, Chicago, Colorado, Denver, Ideas, Joe, Places, Sane, U.S.A. | 5 comments

New Game: Elevator Roulette

Wednesday, November 22nd, 2006

I made up a new game at work today. There are five elevators, and I started guessing which elevator would be the one to take me up. Or down. You have to guess before the up-button gets pressed, otherwise you could listen for the whirring of the chose elevator moving and that would be cheating. […]

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Stuff That Makes My Life Better: 98.1 FM, Blue Ridge Country radio

Wednesday, September 13th, 2006

I don’t know how many non-corporate music-radio stations are left (besides college radio). I do know I never liked country as much as I do now that I know 98.1 FM. It broadcasts out of Galax, Virginia, right over the state line. In the evenings, from 6 to 10 p.m., they have this “Blue Ridge […]

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Awesome ways to deliver information

Wednesday, July 12th, 2006

I caught up on the last four months of posts from Information Aesthetics, this blog about “data visualization and visual culture.” Here are the highlights (link to the site followed by IA’s description and link to the IA blog post): DrugQuilt: A dynamic data visualization of the brand name & generic drugs the US Food […]

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