Our stairs were here. →
My hand is sore →
I’ve been assembling replacement furniture all day today, fresh from the swedish wilds. I’ve got a dining room table now, and four chairs. These are the same table, the same chairs I…
We’ll be doing our family thanksgiving next week, our fakesgiving redux, but like others I’m still thankful now. I’m thankful, for my family, my friends, my home. I’m thankful for my…
Via Audio →
I spent the last four days eating or asleep or both, and assume the same of all the rest of you. But it’s just about time to return to a state of wakefulness and non-thankfulness. Here’s Via Audio doing a fun little lofi thing on Great Scott’s deck.
Trinity Help! →
Super Emo Friends →
Apparently I need an awl. →
Unamused. So close & yet so far.
Isabelle, being brave →
Make Sure the “Fun” is Fun for YOU. →
If I want to have fun with my family, I need to make sure that we’re doing activities that — at least some of the time — are honestly fun for me. Otherwise, I just get bored and try to end things…
Henceforth, sweet potato fries. →
I made my first real apple pie tonight. At least, I can’t think of another apple one I’ve done, or even any other pie in general (since CNHB says frozen yogurt pies with graham cracker crusts don’t…
Animules missing Doug →
Modern Flourishes at Obamas’ State Dinner →
Shared by nanio Prawns != meatless. And at the tables, the meatless menu included a mix of Indian and American favorites, including some African-American standards. Collard greens and curried…
Installing green roofs in Somerville →
From Somerville Voices- One hour presentation followed by one hour discussion Presentation topics and speakers: - Benefits of Green Roofs by Karen Weber of Earth Our Only Home, Inc.
Hong Kong Market →
The sadly/mercifully dead Super 88 reopened some time ago as the Hong Kong Market. Which I’m using as a flimsy premise to post this awesome photo of tea eggs from Tiny Urban Kitchen….
I ❤ the HSPH salad bar. →
I ❤ HSPH salad bar. →
As in actual science jargon →
“Phee calls, used for long distance contact [Oliveira & Ades, 2004], are high frequency calls, ranging from 5.5 to 10.5 kHz, and they are emitted with high amplitude and in multi-syllable bouts…
December 1st it is. →
It sounds like Urban Outfitters is just about ready to open. One job at a time, sweet corporate overlords. But really, what do I care. Shop where you want, do your own thing. I’m sure…
Registry of It’s About Friggin Time →
My license arrives, some six weeks later. Included is a polite letter explaining how it’s all the fault of the USPS. I’m inclined to believe them.
Ikea cart racing →
I got a new kitchen table today (that’s gonna look a whole lot like the old one), while D celebrated with a free version of F1 racing.
On Harvard Time →
On Harvard Time stops by Allston on Halloween (I hope) to get the drunken word on the street.
Boston Boxing →
I don’t have real cable is the lack of NESN (so am forced to listen to the Red Sox on the radio) but also will miss out on a local new boxing show from Metropolitan Pictures. The natural drama…
A Nancy Drew Mystery. →
Who did trash house 11 (presumably ruining a perfectly good pantsoff danceoff)? In the meantime, Girlfriends.
Pre-turkey trot →
I could get used to three day work weeks. CNHB points out that it’s just about time to get psyched for the GGG. Ok. I’m psyched. This Thursday, Davis Square, 9am. 4 miles? I’m gonna be “wicked…
YouTube - Vintage Lady Gaga Live at NYU -... →
Newtongate: the final nail in the coffin of... →
If you own any shares in companies that produce reflecting telescopes, use differential and integral calculus, or rely on the laws of motion, I should start dumping them NOW. The conspiracy behind…
National Geographic's International Photography... →
National Geographic’s International Photography Contest attracts thousands of entries from photographers of all skill levels around the world every year. While this year’s entry deadline has…
Ari Fleischer Tapped to Defend Inane College... →
People with a strong case to make don’t hire a guy who’s primarily known for being a huge liar.
Trapped in some conference room while the sun... →
Smile, You're On Spy Tv →
Shared by nanio Happy nightmares… Internet Eyes bills its service as a game, where people “report crime as it happens,” scoring “points” for “neutral” alerts when the “viewer” acts in good…
Piece o’ Parma →
The photo of pizza I used before for the Piece o’ Pie post, that was completely bogus, from someplace in LA. Lingbo though, has real pictures up. I stopped by last week but it turns…
More bad Genzyme news →
First there was contamination problems, and now they’reoutsourcing production from their (officially troubled?) Allston plant. In perhaps the most significant new steps, Genzyme said…
Walking tour →
AVMS is starting to put together a walking tour of Allston. If you have suggestions it sounds like they’d like to hear from you. For instance, who wouldn’t want to walk by the curiously out of…
We try and fail to a) find meteors b) stay in... →
The Leonids were today. I set my alarm for 3:30 this morning but when it went off some wise but no-fun part of my brain convinced my right arm to rethink. When I woke up later at 5:30 it…
Hippos are photographed biting a crocodile to... →
You’ve probably seen - presumably on TV - Nile crocs Crocodylus niloticus interacting with Common hippos Hippopotamus amphibius (if you’ve seen it in real life, lucky you). By and large the two…
Dew point →
Belichick Was Right →
The total WP for the 4th down conversion attempt would therefore be: (0.60 * 1) + (0.40 * (1-0.53)) = 0.79 WP [win probability]
Allston Amps? →
I’ve never noticed Allston Amps before today. Anyone know who makes these? Presumably it’s local since (beyond the name) they don’t seem to be for sale anywhere other than Mr. Music….
Fat Tire →
Allston Open Studios →
Allston Open Studios second and final date is starting at 12 today, open until 6pm. Artist information so on Allston Arts webpage. Oh and bring cans for the Boston Food Bank.
San Antonio →
NP and I went for a little run in the rain yesterday, the first for me in the month I’ve been back. Subsequent to that, I had nightmares all night last night about how I was running the Boston…
Raining down in Fenway →
Happy 30th Birthday SP! →
Locker 420 →
In the basement of Harvard Medical School. The 4 has gone missing.
Locker 20 →
In the basement of Harvard Medical School.
Two German Killers Demanding Anonymity Sue... →
“We’ll see,” Mr. Stopp said in an interview. In an e-mail message after the interview, he wrote, “In the spirit of this discussion, I trust that you will not mention my clients’ names in your…