Monthly Archives: June 2010

Music phrases

From Journey’s Don’t Stop Believin’ Everybody wants a thrill Payin’ anything to roll the dice, Just one more time Describes so much of human behavior. And from The Flaming Lips’s It Overtakes Me / The Stars Are So Big, I … Continue reading

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Japan vending machines

Japan’s vending machines are amazing how they can take 10,000 yen notes and give you back the correct change in bills (and change). Still, I am always a little nervous that someday it will be out of 1,000 yen notes … Continue reading

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The problem with subscriptions

I really enjoy reading the NY Times, the WSJ, the Economist, and some Japanese news sources. Yet the problem with subscribing to any of these is that any articles I gain access to would still be unavailable to the people … Continue reading

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Sentence of the day

Regarding a study of cricket mating patterns, the Economist writes: “In a heroic act of enlightened voyeurism, Dr Tregenza’s colleague Rolando Rodríguez-Muñoz watched and analysed the resulting epic—all 250,000 hours of it.” The entire article is interesting and definitely worth … Continue reading

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