Gratitude Map of the Day: Thank You London
Henry Grabar, theatlanticcities.com

Feel­ing bummed out about life in Lon­don? Check out this ThankY­ouLon­don map dis­play­ing thank you mes­sages for ran­dom acts of kind­ness. It’s a work in progress, but so far, Lon­don’s best is com­ing through.

In Regent’s Park: “Best foot­b…

Neat idea for an app: map people showing gratitude on a map. Just little thank you notes.

I’ve seen things which are similar but nothing quite like that.


laughingsquid:

Wool&Prince, Wool Button-Down Shirts That Last Longer And Require Less Washing Than Cotton

I love stuff like this. Much of my clothing is wool now.


emergentfutures:

TaskRabbit Welcomes 1,000 New TaskRabbits Each Month

 

 

Full Story: Task Rabbit

What will be interesting is when Task Rabbit takes the next step and begins allowing tasks like “code this app” or “I have an idea for a simple web site and need help”. In other words when it becomes a very fast and light job market.

#new-economy

Is It Primal? – Soda Water, Listerine, Tamarind, and Other Foods Scrutinized

Is It Primal? – Soda Water, Listerine, Tamarind, and Other Foods Scrutinized

my WOD for Apr 24, 2013.

I completed “my WOD for Apr 24, 2013.”.
Apr 24, 2013
For Time: 8:05
50 DUs

5x
6 push press 95/135#
16 kb swings 35/53#

#crossfit, #mywod, #sasquatch


My office looks like this today. Not too shabby. – View on Path.


emergentfutures:

Twitter Happiness Levels Soar As People Travel Further From Home

Happiness levels caputred by Tweets rise logarithmically with distance from our average location, say computer scientists studying Twitter sentiment

Full Story: MIT

The headline is interesting enough: when people get out of their normal location they express happiness.

But another nugget in the article is:

However, they also measured the average distance that each Twitter user travelled according to their geolocation data. They found that people in cities tend to travel over a larger area than people who live in less densely populated areas.

City dwellers travel farther. Which shouldn’t be a surprise I guess but is.