Posts filed under “Weekend”



1. Get up 15 minutes earlier.
2. Prepare for the morning the night before.
3. Watch a sunrise.
4. Watch a sunset.
5. Avoid tight fitting clothes.
6. Set priorities in your life.
7. Avoid negative people.
8. Tell someone to have a good day in pig latin.
9. Throw a paper airplane.
10. Clean out one closet.
11. Take a walk.
12. Try yoga.
13. Get enough sleep.
14. Freely praise others.
15. Get to work early.
16. Clean your car.
17. Strive for excellence not perfection.
18. Be cheerful and optimistic.
19. Smile-it’s contagious.
20. Look at a work of art.
21. Go watch the monkeys at the zoo.
22. Teach a child to fly a kite.
23. Look at problems as challenges.
24. Be prepared for rain.
25. Tickle a baby.
26. Pet a friendly dog/cat.
27. Look for the silver lining.
28. Always have a plan “B.”
29. Quite trying to fix other people.
30. Talk less and listen more.
31. Watch a movie and eat popcorn.
32. Plant a tree.
33. Feed the birds.
34. Don’t know all the answers.
35. Don’t rely on your memory-make a list.
36. Read a poem.
37. Stop a bad habit.
38. Buy flowers.
39. Do it today.
40. Stand up and stretch.
41. Take a different route to work.
42. Go on a picnic.
43. Be a tourist in your own town.
44. Keep a journal.
45. Believe in you.
46. Visualize yourself winning.
47. Dance a jig.
48. Watch a ballet.
49. Listen to a symphony.
50. Go to a comedy club.
51. Relax and take each day as it comes…you have the rest of your life.

Via NorthWestern University

Category: Humor, Psychology, Weekend

2011 Audi RS5

I spent some time on a track in a RS4 a few years ago — 400hp, gobs of power and torque. Despite the AWD, it could get a little twitchy due to the short wheel base. If I had to guess why, I would surmise my non-judicious application of throttle. (I have a hammer where…Read More

Category: Weekend

Google Before You Tweet . . .

There should a Snopes version as well . . .

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Category: Humor, Web/Tech, Weekend

Tightrope: Janelle Monae (ft. Big Boi)

Wow, I never heard of Janelle Monae before, but she is brimming with talent. I love anything that is both retro soul but has an updated modern feel to it. > Hat tip Farnum ~~~ Update: December 18, 2010 9:43am Chris C sends along this updated video of Janelle Monáe performing Tightrope on David Letterman…Read More

Category: Music, Weekend


Hat tip Flowing Data

Category: Weekend

Michael Specter: The danger of science denial

Vaccine-autism claims, “Frankenfood” bans, the herbal cure craze: All point to the public’s growing fear (and, often, outright denial) of science and reason, says Michael Specter. He warns the trend spells disaster for human progress. hat tip boingboing

Category: Really, really bad calls, Science, Weekend

Ripening Stars Near Rosette Nebula

How cool are these photos? Photo courtesy of NASA Photo courtesy of ESA

Category: Science, Weekend

Mad Money Friends

Hat tip Jim B.

Category: Television, Weekend

Plummeting Death Reform

Very funny, from new Pulitzer prize winner Mark Fiore: click for video Hat tip Barry2

Category: Bailouts, Humor, Really, really bad calls, Weekend

The United Countries of Baseball

Since its Spring . . . via Sly Oyster

Category: Sports, Weekend