The grinch had 2 moms and no one ever said anything about it
Runa mixologist Aaron Souza shows us how to make a pregaming hangover blocking tasty spring cocktail. Here it is: the pabst blue runa!
Throughout the year, we’re going to highlight NPR’s tech coverage from 1984. For example, this piece about the MICROWRITER. It was invented by the late Cy Endfield, who imagined a handheld alternative to the typewriter — with only five keys. In his words:
I was trying to give a keyboard that would be usable by all the people who used personal computers, all the new people to have to come to keyboards, who didn’t have to come to keyboards before the age of the computer. And, well, the answer was, play chords.
(If you’d like to see more, here’s a video of someone using the microwriter.) Have you ever used one of these? Take an Instagram video if you have one. I’d like to see it.
The complete transcript after the jump.
Gentile Bellini and Giovanni Bellini
Saint Mark Preaching in Alexandria
Italy (c. 1504-1507)
Oil on Canvas, 347 x 770 cm.
Pinacoteca di Brera, Milan, Italy
From the Scuola Grande di San Marco in Venice. The canvas was begun in 1504 by Gentile Bellini and was finished by his brother, Giovanni, after his death in 1507.
Nothing spices up your love life like the scientific method!
The St. Francis Dam was built by the City of Los Angeles Bureau of Water Works and Supply in 1925-26 as a curved concrete gravity dam, approximately 200 feet high in San Francisquito Canyon, California. The dam failed catastrophically upon its first full filling, on March 12, 1928, killing at least 450 people in the San Francisquito and Santa Clara River valleys.
Fun fact: All confirmed Catholics are given a cool sword, a miniature Pope hat and Jesus’s skype name
Just saw this and am wondering do parents ever stop and think at all