Monthly Archives: January 2008

This is brilliant, and stupid

Books that make you dumb. (via Kottke) You troll Facebook to find the books people list as their favorite. Then you correlate that with the average SAT scores at their institution of higher learning. You’ve found the “books that make … Continue reading

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This is my eye doctor

Unbelievable news. I had heard rumors about this and hoped it wasn’t true, but apparently it is: CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A Huntersville optometrist will serve 15 days in jail and must register as a sex offender after pleading guilty to … Continue reading

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My year in cities

2007 cities — via Kottke. Rules: no stopovers — must have spent quality time there. Asterisks indicate overnight visits *Davidson, NC *Charlotte, NC *Durham, NC *Snowshoe, WV *Troutdale, VA *Paris *Rome *Pompeii, Italy *Minori, Italy (near Amalfi) *Seggiano, Italy Montalcino, … Continue reading

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