"Originally called Journey Around My Skull [and now called 50 Watts], the site started as an old-fashioned book blog, what Schofield calls an 'I like this book and you should read it' blog. From the beginning he included the book covers, so it had a visual component. 'Sometime in 2008 I trash-picked Biology Today, an … Continue reading 50 Watts
"What do you say to someone you’ve been on one or two casual dates with but no longer want to see? As anyone who has been in that situation knows, it’s hard to find the words. It’s too early to really call it a “breakup”; yet no matter how kindly you frame it, it’s likely … Continue reading Dump Bad Date Bot — Quartzy
Check to see if you are tone deaf. https://beta.themusiclab.org/quizzes/td
"Monica helps you organize the social interactions with your loved ones. Organize. Follow-up. Strengthen your relationships. Monica is for people who have jobs, a family, and are busy trying to find a good work/life balance. So busy, that they don’t have time anymore to remember to call a friend, say happy birthday to a nephew, … Continue reading Personal CRM Done Right – Monica
"A project to hand-transcribe the entire Qur'an according to historic Islamic traditions and to illuminate the text with relevant scenes from contemporary American life. Nine years in the making, the project was inspired by a decade of extended travel in Islamic regions of the world." —American Qur'an
"In 1998, Saint John's Abbey and University commissioned renowned calligrapher Donald Jackson to produce a hand-written, hand-illuminated Bible." —Saint John's Bible A medieval-style illustrated Bible for modern times. Really interesting piece of art. Makes me think of Sandow Dirk's American Qur'an, which probably deserves a blog post of its own.