scarydan: If I have one regret in life, it’s that I stopped wearing my plate a few years after I had my braces off. Your teeth do keep moving. I’m thinking that my 28 year old mouth and my 14 year old mouth are pretty much the same at this stage. Kids, listen to your orthodontist. At the very least it’ll stop you feeling guilty about the money your parents paid. yes yes yes!!! i was looking in...
Why the Heinz ketchup bottle is good design,... →
airhen: Please note that kethcup is referred to as a “pseudoplastic” substance. Also note that the article leaves out the best way of getting ketchup out of the bottle, which was taught to me by someone who doesn’t even like ketchup. It’s hard for me to explain in writing, but you can’t just shake it in the air freely. You hold one arm steady, and let the arm with the bottle hit that arm, and you...
Cookthink: Don’t throw away your green onions;... →
If two past lovers can remain friends, it’s either they are still in love, or...– (via yummii) word (via cmplikted) (via bitchville) (via jonmak) (via imstuckinabag ) I think this is complete bullshit. (via crumbler) i would like to believe this is true. would explain my lack of ex friends. though it would disturb me about the number of ex friends my boyfriend has. i...
sometimes i rewrite to-do lists because i think my handwriting is too messy. … today is one of those days.
Perfect Panna Cotta - David Lebovitz →
“Panna cotta is incredibly easy to make, and if it takes you more than five minutes to put it together, you’re doing something wrong.”
majestic and moist honey cake | smitten kitchen →
i’ve been to Hawaii. the water is so pretty. it’s not like here. the...– hospital attendant, while chatting about vacations
What if we faked a positive attitude? According to some studies, it might...– The Glee Club One of my oldest friends started this blog to catalog her own “happiness project.” People frequently comment that I seem so happy, especially at work, where the doom and gloom of a newspaper in crisis keeps everyone down. And I really think happiness can be a bit of...
give me back that filet 'o fish...
edatrix: is it wrong that i sort of love this commercial? every time it comes on, I get it re-stuck in my head… what? it’s a catchy tune… omg. i couldn’t sleep last night b/c that song was stuck in my head. it’s weird and i mostly like it … but why would the fish want a fish sandwich? that’s like the pigs eating pork in the boost commercial.
Is it Duncan Hines and Betty Crocker and the evil Kraft Foods that have trained...– ruhlman.com: Lemon Squares: Boxed Mixes?!
On the one hand, vegetarianism is healthy and humane. On the other hand, bacon.– — @gruber on Twitter (thanks to baconbaconbacon for the find) (via spamspam) story of my life.
Forging a Hot Link to the Farmer Who Grows the... →
edatrix: working my way to the end of the “golden oreos.” this can’t end well. they are quite crackish. they’re banned from my house, they’re so delicious.
Experienced cake bakers would never dream of trying to bake a cake without first...– For Great Cakes, Get the Ratios Right - Fine Cooking Article a handy article on cake ratios. i know i will have arrived when: 1. i can remember all this off the top of my head 2. i can create a cake on my own using said ratios 3. this cake is delicious.
Hunch is a decision-making site that gets smarter the more it’s used....– Hunch Inc. Fact Sheet - Hunch flickr co-founder caterina fake has started a new site, hunch. it’s still in beta. this could be really cool or really lame.
10 Ways to Save Money Ordering Wine →
cakeordeath: Actually useful tips, unlike many “how to save money” articles these days. No. 3: Bypass the second-cheapest wine on the list.
layer cake tips + the biggest birthday cake yet |... →
great tips on perfect, professional-looking layer cakes.
scarydan: Who the fuck sits at their office desk, in an open plan cube farm, grinding salt and pepper and eating corn on the cob? I’ll tell you who. Then one of you can go all covert ops and come kill her for me. Who keeps a cruet set at their desk? Who brings corn on the cob from home for an afternoon snack!? Someone you can’t see eating corn on the cob is the most gross sound ever. haha,...
tktc: If the way one prefers to eat pancakes or brownies says anything about a person, I live on the edge and discard the soft mediocrity of middle. i am the exact opposite. i discard the toughened outside and embrace the warm and pillowy middle.
Cruising 101 from Condé Nast Traveler on... →
a must-read for anyone even *thinking* about cruising. i’m brushing up for our recently-booked may vacay. (yay!)
crumbler: Is it really too much to ask that my work cafeteria carry lemon-flavored sparkling Italian mineral water? in ours, yes. not every cafeteria can serve lemon-flavored fancy pants water and goodies like those served in Bittman’s mess hall: Lunch: From the Times cafeteria: roasted butternut squash; white bean, onion, spinach salad. From my pantry: dried fruit. yeah, i’m a...
crumbler: On his debut show, Jimmy Fallon (and the Roots) introduce the concept of “Slow jamming the news.” If we could replicate this in print, you guys, we could SAVE NEWSPAPERS. so awesome. i heart the roots. for print — newserotica? packaged as cheezy romance novels?
Books and Music That Make You Dumb →
sisforsara: brettsclassypizza: Blame it on the Wayne, Lil. further reinforcing the idea that black = dumb. i know that this guy’s sites show correlation, not causation, but the titles say otherwise: music that *makes* you dumb, books that *make* you dumb. and the asshats who read it will simply look at the things at the bottom (zane, a black erotic writer; ludacris, a black rapper;...