If you’ve seen American Psycho you know that a business card is a highly personal and convetous piece of identification. Forget paper stock, type face, eggshell versus cream, and peep the coolest business card ever: When LEGO employees get a business card like this, they even try to match the look of the minifig (gender, [...]
You can now create your own theme for your iGoogle page. In a minutes time, you can whip up a basic theme using an image of your choice–I recommend editing your image to 680 x 116 pixels first before uploading. Simple color schemes are provided. Give it a try: http://www.google.com/ig/tm
Allen posted this pic to Twitter last night, posting it here for those that don’t tweet. Coffee’s booth at this week’s Coffee Fest in Chicago:
Spell With Flickr is a cool bit of programming. Type in your words and SWF searches tags on Flickr to find pics of the individual letters. Here’s what my search for “Intentional Technology” returned: Handy for those who want to write a ransom note, but don’t have enough magazines.
When in San Francisco last month I visited Aroma Tea Shop (that’s their logo on the left), the one on Polk Street (there are two shops.) Both shops are owned and run by Haymen Daluz and his wife, Ying Wu. I was looking for a place with lots of quality imported oolong and I was [...]
Wuyi leaves on 2nd steeping Originally uploaded by zsnit Had a yummy roasty Wuyi today thanks to Vanessa at the Deli. I believe it’s the Rishi organic wuyi but I’ll confirm that. (yup.) Brewed it at 2 tsp to 8 oz at 180 degrees for 3 minutes. Nice rich caramel color to the tea and [...]
I was over at the Deli today and met up with Vanessa, our tea expert for some tea goodness. She got me some nice wu yi to try and for today some Green Dragon oolong. This tea is made in the same town as where Dong Ding originates (Lu Gu or Luku). Turns out that [...]
Drinking Dong Ding today – an oolong form Taiwan. This one is from Rishi Teas, probably between a year and two years old. Factoids on Dong Ding: lightly oxidized, name refers to a place but also a process, high mountain grown, hand picked, hand rolled into balls, first planted in the 1800s, thought to be [...]
Loved this article over at the Eating Liberally blog – if for nothing else than the Food Pyramid cartoon from the Star City Harbinger. Overall, a good rant on the devolving safety of our food system.
Yesterday was quite the food day for us in IT: Elph started posting about teas, Billie noshed on Askinosie chocolates, and I tasted Creamery cheeses with Goose Island beers. Josh from the Creamery was hosting Rob from Goose Island to plan an upcoming special dinner at the Roadhouse and invited Eric (Mail Order) and me [...]
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