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October 8, 2018



I became a fan of this unique fashion designer early in his career. 

This film is as good as biographies get.

I was heartbroken to learn that when he committed suicide at age 40 in 2010, it was on the night before his beloved mother's funeral.

The New York Metropolitan Museum of Art's 2011 retrospective of his work, "Savage Beauty," remains the second most popular show in its history.

The movie poster (top) is magnificent.

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How to hack your remote with masking tape to make it user-friendly


This photo first appeared here in January 2016; I happened on it last week when Andrea Zonca, an expert in high performance computing at the San Diego Supercomputer Center, retweeted this:


I figured it was worth an encore.

I liked his Twitter comment:

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October 8, 2018 at 12:01 PM | Permalink | Comments (1)

Parental Leave Policies Around the World



[via sweden.se]

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Minimalist Tissue Box Cover


From the website:


A modern minimalist tissue box cover from Japan.

Chiaki Murata's Tissue Box Cover combines great design and maximum functionality.

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Unlike traditional tissue box covers, it dispenses tissues sideways, reducing exposure to dust and pollen.

It features a hinge structure that lets you change tissue boxes easily, and a hole in the back allows it to be hung on a wall.

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Available in seven colors, Paol will look great in any room in your home.

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Features and Details:

• ABS plastic

• Seven colors

• Made in Japan

• 10.4"L x 5.5"W x 3.4"H


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$59 (tissues not included).

October 8, 2018 at 08:01 AM | Permalink | Comments (0)

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