Posts filed under “Weekend”

The Best Movies of All Time Map

Vodkaster via Simple Complexity

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Category: Film, Weekend

How to Forecast Weather

Very cool info for sailors, hikers, campers, etc. > click for ginormous graphic via Marisys

Category: Science, Weekend

this is where we live . . .

This Is Where We Live from 4th Estate on Vimeo. via phresh

Category: Weekend

BMW’s New M3

I test drove the 2010 M3 Coupe, and found it large and heavy compared to the prior M3. Even though the car was a beast, it was disappointing, having lost the lithe “throwability” of the old M3. WSJ’s Dan Neil test drives the new 2011 BMW M3 Convertible, a screamingly powerful, luxurious droptop — that…Read More

Category: Weekend

US Entertainment Spending

Via Visual Economics, is this enormo info graphic showing how Americans spend their entertainment dollars:


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Category: Digital Media, Film, Sports, Television, Weekend

Loop Current

Jim Morin of the Miami Herald: > Hat tip Mike R

Category: Energy, Humor, Politics, Weekend

Hans Rosling: Asia’s rise — how and when

Hans Rosling was a young guest student in India when he first realized that Asia had all the capacities to reclaim its place as the world’s dominant economic force. At TEDIndia, he graphs global economic growth since 1858 and predicts the exact date that India and China will outstrip the US.

Category: Weekend

Palace Hotel Garden Court, San Francisco

Yesterday’s conference at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco had the added benefit of one of the grandest rooms I have seen in the United States: The Garden Court. It is a lovely space . . .

Category: Travel, Weekend

The Key . . .

I don’t know why, but I love this XKCD toon: >

Category: Humor, Weblogs, Weekend

Guerilla Agitprop: BP Oil

Nice guerilla art, via (of all places) Bloomberg: >

Category: Energy, Weekend