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Thursday, March 11, 2010

My Favorite Things #1 and #2

So, I'm totally 'kifing' this idea from Grant Haws, but he stole it from Oprah.

I'd like to share with you some of my favorite things. I don't have any free goodies to offer, however, ... or do I?



#1: Mental Floss T-Shirts


I'm not really into graphic tees or shirts with phrases on them. (There's nothing more banal than a shirt that says something like "Come back when your hot!" (sic) ). These, however, are an exception to that rule and some of my favorite favorites:

  • I avoid cliches like the plague.
  • Forever Jung
  • Hokey Pokey Anonymous: A Place to Turn Yourself Around
  • Christians have the best sects.
  • Easy as 3.141592...
Some visuals:

If you'd like to buy one (*cough*...for me...) go here. (...I also wouldn't mind the guy in the Pluto shirt, but I think that would be a little expensive for most of you).



#2: TED: Ideas Worth Spreading


There's that old joke circa '05: "Food Network: Porn for Fat People." I'd say that TED (Technology, Entertainment, and Design) is porn for smart people. You sapio-sexuals out there will be pleased to find videos on everything from cancer research and bacterial quorum-sensing to poverty and this:



2 comments:

NewLeaf said...

Glad I'm not a Danish pig farmer. One would think he would have worn gloves.

Great video - I'll have to check out some more at TED.com. Thanks for the tip.

-nl

A Gay Mormon Boy said...

@NewLeaf: It's definitely one of the best sites out there for learning. random things. I'm glad you sat through the 15 minute video and discovered the joys of TED.

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