. . . so here is "The Ultimate Black Friday Shopping Guide".
"The Hive Five Winners" [The Best Tools for the Job].
Finally, please pay close attention to this one: "10 Reasons You Are Rich".
Have a happy Thanksgiving. (I know I have a lot to be thankful for.) Posting will resume on Monday.
"As crazy as it sounds, the new way to calculate when a new Windows release will ship seems to be to subtract a few months or even a year from what the Softies are promising publicly."
I'll believe it when I see it.
An interesting article on the rise, fall, and current status of . . . foosball.
. . . in apparently good spirits and good health is a little surprising even to Mr. Hopper himself. Interview with the star of Easy Rider here.
A journal published by Elsevier, one of the largest academic publishers in the world, has apparently run 322 papers by the journal's editor.
I write "apparently" because I haven't checked the claim. But I can, however, verify the claim in the post that the last issue of the journal contains five articles by the journal's editor. That, alone, seems really weird.
(Link via Metafilter.)
No surprise, for 2008, the Sandman (Mariano Rivera) is best.
An 8300-square-foot penthouse on the 78th floor of the Time Warner Center was recently listed with an asking price of $65 million. The article has a floorplan. (New York Observer, 11/13.)
(Oh, if you're seriously interested, you should know that maintenance and taxes alone total almost $1000 per day.)
And if you don't want to live in the Big Apple, here's what about the same asking price--$70 million--will get you in San Francisco. (With gorgeous pictures.)
. . . is available here. The three KIPP schools seems to be doing impressively well. Plus you've got to love the tagline of the KIPP schools: "[Schools] . . . with the premise that there are no shortcuts or excuses."