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October 12, 2013

Being Okay With Loneliness — by Benny Profane

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The remarkable essay above appeared as an review on Amazon of the Heimlich Helper, featured here on October 4.

Who is Benny Profane?

That I cannot tell you but all 60 of his — or her — Amazon reviews are here.

Perhaps by reading them you can figure it out.

If you do, please let me/us know.

Thanks in advance.

October 12, 2013 at 08:01 PM | Permalink | Comments (5) | TrackBack

Pompeii Sofa — Mattia Bonetti

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His 2013 design is made of bronze and color-filled travertine.

Price on request.

October 12, 2013 at 04:01 PM | Permalink | Comments (1) | TrackBack

What the world would look like if countries were as big as their online populations

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Rebecca Rosen's in-depth Atlantic magazine back story here.

[via VQR]

October 12, 2013 at 12:01 PM | Permalink | Comments (1) | TrackBack

What is it?

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Answer here this time tomorrow.

And no: "A glass" will not suffice.

Hint: smaller than a bread box.

Another: legal in all 50 states.

A third: suitable for both indoor and outdoor use.

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Catme 13/Glass Effect 96: St. Vincent of Lambeau, Patron Saint of the Green Bay Packers — through Google Glass

We met a remarkable individual outside Lambeau Field in Green Bay this past Sunday, prior to the Packers-Lions tilt.

Videre est credere.

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Cristóbal Balenciaga's trapezoidal wedding dress with a monastic hood (1967)

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Cristóbal Balenciaga's trapezoidal wedding dress with a monastic hood from 1967.

Photograph by Tom Kublin.

[via the New York Times]

October 12, 2013 at 12:01 AM | Permalink | Comments (3) | TrackBack

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