October 06, 2011
Experts' Expert: How to permanently delete your Facebook account
For you, Walt Mossberg's expert advice on how to remove yourself from the Facebook universe.
Q. How do I permanently delete a Facebook account?
A. Facebook doesn't make it quick or easy. The default choice is to "deactivate" your account, which allows you to change your mind and reactivate, and thus spare the company the loss of a member. Deactivated accounts can’t be seen by others, but all their data remain on Facebook’s servers. You can totally and permanently delete an account, but this isn't a simple process. You have to submit a request, at http://on.fb.me./n5OemK, or go to the Facebook help center and search for "delete account." Then you have to wait awhile, while Facebook hopes you change your mind. More information on both options is at: http://on.fb.me/pxjtS2.
F in Exams — The Very Best Totally Wrong Test Answers
The reason I posted this is because I liked the cover.
"All My Children" — The complete history
The final episode aired Friday, September 23, 2011, ending a 41 year-long run.
Everything of importance that's ever happened since the show's 1970 debut is here.
Fair warning: there goes the day.
Limited-Edition Carrara Marble Pallet Table
Edition of 30 hand made pieces, each signed and numbered by the designer, Prague-based Jakub Berdych.
120cm x 80cm x 13.5cm (47" x 32" x 5").
Price on request; apply within.
Rare albino alligator at the National Aquarium
There are fewer than 100 albino alligators in the world.
"Albino alligators have a much lower chance of survival because of their inability to use camouflage."
"Home Made" Cookie Stamper
From the website:
In an age where we buy everything from roasted chickens to frozen waffles at the supermarket, the food we make ourselves is especially special.
Mark your home made cookies with pride with this stamp.
Let everyone know that in the face of industrial and corporate hegemony, you made some sweeties.
3.5" x 3" x 3".
EatYourBooks — "The fastest way to find recipes in cookbooks you own"
Long story short: "Today, the online cookbook indexing service called Eat Your Books (www.eatyourbooks.com) lets [you] instantly search the index of nearly every cookbook [you] own. When [you] find the recipe [you] want, the website tells [you] the book that it's in."
Free, the way we like it (you have to buy the cookbooks, though).
Cheese Paper — Because "cheese is alive"
That's good enough for me.