Posts filed under “Weekend”

Haiti: 360°

Pretty wild: Panoramic video of Haiti, via CNN.

Use your mouse to click and drag around the video to change the view. You can also zoom in and out. Pause and explore at any time by pressing the play/pause button under the video to stop and look around — all while the video plays.

The video was shot on Sunday, January 17, at 3:53 p.m. EST in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

hat tip kottke

Category: Digital Media, Weekend

Engineer’s Guide to Drinks

Start marinating those ice cubes — the weekend is here: > click for bigger graphic Hat tip: Flowing Data

Category: Food and Drink, Weekend

Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs

Carmine Gallo’s new book, The Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs, can change f0r the better the way you give presentations: >

Category: Weekend

New York Timelapse

Hat tip kottke

Category: Weekend

Please arrive three days prior to your flight

Hat tip Prof Farber

Category: Travel, Weekend

Jimmy Kimmel on Jay Leno’s 10 at 10

Jay Leno interviews Jimmy Kimmel via satellite for the Jay Leno Show’s Ten at Ten

Category: Humor, Television, Weekend

George Carlin on the American Dream

Category: Weekend

Perfecting the Dining Out Experience

It appears this NY Times piece, which ran back in October, may have escaped Barry’s attention. [BR: I saw it and forwarded to a friend who owns a restaurant.] Titled 100 Things Restaurant Staffers Should Never Do, it should be the Holy Grail for any restaurateur.  I have not yet found the restaurant with a spotless compliance record, and wonder…Read More

Category: Food and Drink, Weekend

Wilkinson Residence in Portland’s Forest

This is not the tree house your Dad built for you. Built by Robert Harvey Oshatz in the forests of Portland, Oregon — designed in 1997 and completed in 2004, the Wilkinson Residence is in perfect harmony with its surroundings. Built on a steep sloping lot, the living space resides amongst the forest canopy, making…Read More

Category: Weekend

Count Basie Remembers The Blues

Count Basie reminisces on Kansas City and the birth of the Blues. He performs an affectionate tribute to his mentor, Fats Waller. (Excerpt from Jazz Casual 07/21/68) hat tip boingboing

Category: Music, Weekend