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Jul 11, 2012
neil

The ‘busy’ trap – what your endless activity says about you. Great piece in NY Times

Tim Kreider gets to the heart of our need to be busy exploring what lies behind our endless activity in this penetrating New York Times piece.

Busyness serves as a kind of existential reassurance, a hedge against emptiness; obviously your life cannot possibly be silly or trivial or meaningless if you are so busy, completely booked, in demand every hour of the day.

(HT: David S Harvey)

Feb 6, 2012
neil

You wouldn’t want to be in this woman’s shoes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(HT: David Chamberlain)

Jul 19, 2011
neil

The best penalty kick ever scored?

Clearly the manager didn’t think so. He substituted him just a minute or so later for showing disrespect to the other team. In total he was on the pitch for three minutes! Full report here.

 

Jul 11, 2011
neil

US preacher: ‘What I meant was the end of the News of the World’

 

 

Jul 7, 2011
neil

Where’s the cup-holder? A 360 view of the Discovery flight deck

Dec 16, 2010
neil

Medieval Helpdesk

Nov 25, 2010
neil

Which marketing genius dreamt this one up

The coolest fusion of blues and rock anthem!

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