Cool video pan from the top of the Burj.
"[T}he best bridge players in the country are almost all investors."
This needs to get a lot bigger, but it's a good start.
(Link via my older daughter.)
I'm not making this bad boy. I just link to it as a service for my readers.
The effect is, apparently, nonlinear over the 115 or 120 systolic we're supposed to aim for, with the almost all of the harm coming from a systolic above 180. See Spyros Makridakis, "High Blood Pressure and Iatrogenics". See also, "There is a non-linear relationship between mortality and blood pressure".
O.K., but whether it's worth the time and money is left as an exercise for the reader.
Subway $5 Foot-Longs are only 11 inches? Big deal. At Citi Field, near the “Subway $5 Foot-Long” outfield sign, they sold for $14.
Link via Bernie M.
Picture purportedly showing Garrett McNamara surfing a 100-foot wave.
Edward Glaeser, economics professor at Harvard--neither he, individually, nor Harvard, collectively, are known to me to be members of the vast right-wing conspiracy--argues that Repubican Party ideas have been demonstrably better in decreasing crime, supporting needed reform in K-12 education, and providing urban services, including sensible land-use policy.
Call me alarmist if you like, but I think this is where the U.S. is headed.
And after we let the elderly go, we can write off the overweight and smokers.