Monday, September 6, 2010

Plants Win

A newly published study looks at two low-carb diets and the one featuring plants comes out better for us humans versus the meat based low-carb diet. Eat your vegetables. The Los Angeles Times has the story.

Quixote Strikes Out Again

Terry Gilliam can't catch any luck with his Don Quixote movie. He tried to shoot it earlier this century, but failed miserably (documented in Lost in La Mancha). His current effort lost funding less than 60 days before principle photography was to start. The Independent has the story.

Coolest Looking Synagogue Ever

This has to be the coolest looking synagogue ever. Of course there is much symbolism behind the design.

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

A Producer Arrested For The Producers Scam

A movie producer must have been a big fan of The Producers because he was arrested for trying that scam on more than 150 investors. Doesn't he know that only works in the theater.

Sunday, August 22, 2010

Saturday, August 21, 2010

Robert Reich and The Egg Recall

Robert Reich has some back story on the man behind the company behind the current egg recall (over half a billion so far ...who knew we produced so many eggs in such a small time frame).

Free Pass To 2010 Photoshop World

The Photoshop World Conference and Expo is giving away free expo passes. The conference and expo is September 1-3 (free 2nd - 3rd) at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino.

I got mine.

Monday, July 26, 2010

Daringfireball Predicts Lots of new Apple Stuff

John Gruber of is throwing caution to the wind saying new Mac Pros, iMacs and a 27" monitor will debut on Tuesday.

Very excited and hope he is accurate.

Thursday, May 13, 2010

The Butler Got It

The Independent has a story about a butler in New York who has just inherited one of the best apartments in the city, from his longtime employer, the actress Ruth Ford.
  • The Dakota, like most pre-war residences in Manhattan, is a co-operative building where residents own shares, not bricks. A co-op building has a co-op board that sets the rules; in the case of the Dakota it is going to be conservative and pernickety. Is it about to allow a former butler actually to occupy either one of the apartments in the building he has come to control?

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Wall Street Investigation Continues, No Answers Yet

The New York Times updates us with what the government is investigating regarding Wall Street and what may have happened on Thursday May 6th.
  • “That trader entered the market at around 2:32 and finished trading by around 2:51,” Mr. Gensler said in his testimony. “The trader had a short futures position that represented on average 9 percent of the volume traded during that period.”