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December 11, 2013

Blast from the past: Patti Smith and Television live at CBGB (1974)

YouTube caption: "Another early classic from the Richard Hell-era lineup."

[via The Guardian]

December 11, 2013 at 08:01 PM | Permalink | Comments (1) | TrackBack

Hummingbird Glass Markers


I love these.


"Place on rim of glass."


Made in Thailand.

Set of 6: $14.

December 11, 2013 at 04:01 PM | Permalink | Comments (2) | TrackBack

"Nowhere to run, nowhere to hide" is not just a great pop song lyric: It's life in the early 21st century


If you still have any doubt that your privacy is gone forever, you won't once you spend a few minutes clicking and zooming in on this crowd shot, taken in 2011 in Vancouver.

Yeah, that's you, plain as day.

And you're still worried about my Google Glass?

Get over it.

[via reader Joe Peach, even in his (his? what about mine? never mind) dotage still finding stuff that makes my jaw drop]

Wait a sec... what's that music I'm hearing?

December 11, 2013 at 12:01 PM | Permalink | Comments (4) | TrackBack

CLIP Personal Alarm — "Extremely loud" (even if you're not incredibly close)


Nicely done.


Save your life, mebbe.


Cheap at twice the price, if so.


Tell you what: reader, I bought one.*


From the website:




The CLIP Personal Alarm has been developed using insights gained from police, self-defense experts, and people just like you.


Extremely easy to use, it can clip onto almost anything, and activates simply by being removed.


Winner of the Top Product Award at the 2013 CAMEX National Association of College Bookstores Expo.


Features and Details:

• Alarms sounds when removed — no action required

• Clips onto anything — simply release to activate

• Wear anywhere, attach to anything



Pink, Black, or Grey.


*Pink (duh)

December 11, 2013 at 08:01 AM | Permalink | Comments (3) | TrackBack

The cat in the box (hats are so 20th century) — through Google Glass

YouTube caption: "A box from Amazon arrived this morning. Emptied of its contents, it became a perfect mobile HQ for Gray Cat to observe today's snowfall. And an excellent place to capture, through Google Glass, her activities."

December 11, 2013 at 04:01 AM | Permalink | Comments (2)

Memo Sticky Roll


Got OCD or Asperger spectrum?


Got a friend with them?


Here's your gift.


16 feet of gridded paper with full adhesive back and a dispenser with a perforated cutter.

Yellow, Pink, or Blue.

Cheap at twice the $8.99 price.

December 11, 2013 at 12:01 AM | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack

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