Archive for January, 2008

you can OD on water

Monday, January 21st, 2008

i'm sick today and coughing like crazy. rather than making my coworkers sick too, i decided to stay home. of course that also means that i try to learn more about why i'm sick, and how to make me better...of which i'll forget shortly after i finish reading the articles. but this ...

favorite pens

Sunday, January 20th, 2008

so while i was watching tv, this ad came on for the uni-ball 207 series pen. this pen is supposed to prevent check washing. in other words - antifraud. not sure if i'd like that pen or that series of pen but of uni-ball's pens. i do like this one the best: but ...

gordon ramsey doing a live cooking show

Friday, January 18th, 2008

i totally wish i lived in the UK so I could watch this show live! gordon ramsey (hell's kitchen, kitchen nightmares) is a well known celebrity chef that actually makes good food. alot of his restaurants are very well rated, and unfortunately so well rated, i've never actually been able to go to ...

things that grow in water

Friday, January 18th, 2008

we were recently disappointed with a "toy" that someone bought us. it was a little duck that you soak in water that is supposed to grow in 72 hours. after soaking said toy in a large bowl for about 24 hours we were disappointed in how little the toy had grown, but ...

your very own super mario mushrooms

Friday, January 18th, 2008

you can now knit yourself your very own super mario mushrooms! unlike the last mushroom knit that i blogged about, this one you can do yourself instead of having to pay for it! i think if i had more time i would totally to do this project, but i'm still working on ...

’88 Seoul olympics – retro shoes

Thursday, January 17th, 2008

some of you know that i'm korean... so alot of things korean sort of catch my eye. and of the things that catch my eye this is cool: if i needed new shoes.. liked "hi-tops" and it came in a darker color... i might buy them [via: highsnobiety.com]

lifesavers changing their packaging

Tuesday, January 15th, 2008

i wonder how many times lifesavers has changed their brand image in the however many long years. whatever the number is, this is probably the most intelligent choice for the current market. how smart is the big cherry lifesaver right in the middle? cherry is probably their most popular ...

weird ideas about money

Tuesday, January 15th, 2008

our minds work in very strange ways. check this example: Would you rather earn $50,000 a year while other people make $25,000, or would you rather earn $100,000 a year while other people get $250,000? Assume for the moment that prices of goods and services will stay the same. Surprisingly -- stunningly, in fact ...

who’s sudhir venkatesh

Monday, January 14th, 2008

after reading Freakonomics, sudhir venkatesh has been on my radar. turns out he's writing a book too - called Gang Leader for a Day. In his new book, Gang Leader for a Day, Venkatesh writes about his experiences during the six years he spent with the Black Kings gang in Chicago's Robert Taylor ...

pimp your toilet

Monday, January 14th, 2008

on a lighter note..... you can now pimp your toilet with some graphics. coolest one i've seen: and i'm not too sure i'd be comfortable with something like this staring back at me : [via: Random Good Stuff]