Posts filed under “Weekend”

Steve Martin’s Business Card

This droll, dry wit is precisely what I would have expected:


Although the title of “best business card ever” may be held by this card:

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Found by Matt Cutts in an old book purchased at a book sale.

Category: Humor, Weekend

Coming Soon: McLaren MP4-12C

McLaren’s new car, the awkwardly named “MP4-12C’” is part of a roll out of new dealerships. The supercar maker hopes to compete with the likes of Aston Martin, Ferrari and Lamborghini: 0-60 mph mark in “under three seconds” when utilizing the launch control feature on its seven-speed dual-clutch gearbox. Partnered with its 2,870 curb weight…Read More

Category: Weekend

Stay Icy Cool This Weekend

via Suck UK > And don’t forget these straws of ice: via Amazon

Category: Markets, Weekend

The 100 Greatest Movie Insults of All Time

hat tip kottke

Category: Film, Weekend

Get the New . . . ?

Via Scored It -flowchart/

Category: Web/Tech, Weekend

Bill G. vs Crazy Professor

The full versus series is here. Hat tip James B

Category: Humor, Technology, Weekend

2010 World Cup Rankings

Terrific interactive data dump in the Sunday NYT, ranking various FIFA world cup teams by 10 separate metrics: FIFA world ranking Goals per game Goals allowed per game Shots per game Shots on goal per game Touches per game Touches allowed per game Touch difference per game Touches in attack Touches resulting in complete pass…Read More

Category: Digital Media, Sports, Weekend

High Line 2 Sneak Peek

New York’s most fascinating park, The High Line, is set for a grand expansion. Fast Company has some drawings, along with a video simulation of what the new section of the park will look like:


New York High Line park

New York High Line park

New York High Line park

New York High Line park

New York High Line park

Video after the jump

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Category: Travel, Weekend

The Secret Powers of Time

Professor Philip Zimbardo conveys how our individual perspectives of time affect our work, health and well-being. Time influences who we are as a person, how we view relationships and how we act in the world.

Category: Psychology, Weekend

EM Waves Decommissioned Due to Budget Cuts

XKCD: > Hat tip Dave F

Category: Humor, Science, Weekend