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12/31/09 09:48 - 33ºF - ID#50698

3-0 on the 3-1

Today is my birthday! Have some links.

One of the earliest known lolcats comes from Kenmore, NY, in 1929.

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And this guy built the statue of liberty, holding a lightsaber, out of Legos His work is on display at the Strong Museum of Play but I don't know if this particular work is included.

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- Z
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12/30/09 10:14 - 27ºF - ID#50694

food for thought: a pangram

Boxer M. Tyson packs his bags w/ Jay-Z DVDs, Quik, Holyfield's ear.

- Z
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12/21/09 08:17 - 27ºF - ID#50620

iodigum

I think I'm basically in favor of vitamin-enriching foods [I mean the basic A through zinc, not that probiotic acai/taurine crud you're trying to sell]. But what I want to know is, how do they decide which foods get which vitamins? If two foods are enriched with the same thing it's like showing up to a party in the same dress, right?

Whole milk gets vitamins A & D.*
Flour gets B-complex vitamins and iron.
Orange juice gets calcium.
Salt gets iodine.
Tap water gets fluoride. [How did fluoride manufacturers land that deal?!]

Why can't whole milk get iron, and flour get vitamin D? Why not put iodine in the water, and fluoride in the salt? Why put nutrients in salt anyway?

- Z

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for total dork-ons:

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  • Oh dang I gotta cut back. 'This food is high in Saturated Fat, and a large portion of the calories in this food come from sugars:'

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12/20/09 04:23 - 30ºF - ID#50613

new job

What a weekend. I need a vacation.

- Z
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12/18/09 03:36 - 26ºF - ID#50594

use it

well ok but why is jakob nielsen sending me $2? I would send it back if he promised not to contact me.

- Z

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12/16/09 04:17 - 24ºF - ID#50575

the golden rule

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Staring at a jumbled pile of letter-shaped cookie cutters, my subconscious told me: RELAX. The rest is just because there's not a whole lot you can write without repeating a letter.

- Chimpy Nuts

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12/14/09 10:32 - 40ºF - ID#50564

recipe korner

RECIPE, BADASS.
Equal parts Zubrowka & apple juice.

Zubrowka is Polish vodka infused with bison-grass, and has a flavor that is difficult to explain. Add in some apple juice for a kraazy subtle herbal flavor that will knock you on your ass like a ninja. I could pound these all night if they didn't pound me twice as hard.

RECIPE, PRETTY GOOD.
White Russian. Egg nog, not milk. Drinking one now.

RECIPE, BLAH.
I tried making Tom & Jerrys at Craft Nite this weekend, having never had one before, from a recipe book three times older than I am. They were kind of mleh and knowing they were full of raw eggs didn't make them any better.

A RESTAURANT THAT IS SO MUCH BETTER THAN I THOUGHT IT WAS GOING TO BE THAT I MIGHT EVEN GO BACK.
When somebody tells me to meet them at an Irish pub in a strip mall in Clarence I tend to grimace and brace myself, especially when it's named for a street 400 miles from Transit & Main. But Brennan's Bowery Bar is actually pretty good, and we might go there again maybe on an off-night since (e:dragonlady7) works out there.

CHILDREN.
Still not my scene. Nothing to do with anything, just putting that out there.

- Z
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12/10/09 09:51 - 15ºF - ID#50536

the floodgates!

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I'm not that big on the commercial nog - my aunt makes a killer homemade nog and really you don't need more than three cups of egg nog per year. But I have an awesome recipe for it:

RECIPE, AWESOME.
- egg nog, carton
- bread
Soak bread in egg nog. Fry it.

Something so easy has no business tasting so much better than French toast. (e:tinypliny) - egg nog is about 300% worse than any soy-based beverage you can come up with but LA LA LA I CAN'T HEAR YOU

- Z
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12/01/09 01:06 - 42ºF - ID#50423

the stash!

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'Nice shower curtain there, D'Artagnan.'

- Z

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