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Zach Wahls on Family

February 7, 2011 Lessons, Living No Comments

Articulate guy.

Worth watching.

PR Girl Quote

The cornerstone of romance is inconvenience.

Michael Ellner quote

January 9, 2011 Lessons, Living, Read No Comments

Just look at us. Everything is backwards; everything is upside down. Doctors destroy health, lawyers destroy justice, universities destroy knowledge, governments destroy freedom, the major media destroy information and religions destroy spirituality.

Malcolm Gladwell – Outliers (The Story of Success)

December 9, 2010 Lessons, Living, Read No Comments

I finally found time to read Malcolm Gladwell’s Outliers. What a great read!

It offered insight to my story of success, as well as offered me pointers to keep in mind if I want my kids (if I ever end up having any) to succeed.

Found this picture online that perfectly illustrates Gladwell’s points.  

 

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Shit my dad says – Justin Halpern

August 30, 2010 Funny, Lessons, Read No Comments

“Do people your age know how to comb their hair? It looks like two squirrels crawled on their heads and started fucking.”

HILARIOUS!

Just get it.

Link:
Buy it here (Amazon – cheapest)

Three minute philosophy: Rene Descartes

July 31, 2010 Funny, Lessons, Living No Comments

Descartes contributed so much that the French decided to just call it a day and never contribute anything else to society ever again, and they never have.

Cooking Dinner by William Hereford

Making Roasted Duck, Potatoes, and Salad. Beautifully shot.

Cooking Dinner Vol. I from William Hereford on Vimeo.

Smile or Die

June 18, 2010 Lessons, Living, Read No Comments

Acclaimed journalist, author and political activist Barbara Ehrenreich explores the darker side of positive thinking.

This guy animates the talk. Very worthwhile 10 minutes.

Recipe: Broiled Cod in Miso Sauce by Nobu Matsuhisa

June 11, 2010 Gourmet, Japan, Lessons No Comments

Copy + Paste from somewhere on the internet.

Yield: 4 servings

Ingredients:

  • 6 Tablespoons white miso (fermented soybean paste)
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup mirin (sweet Japanese rice wine)
  • 1/4 cup sake
  • 4 6-ounce black cod or sea bass fillets (each about 3/4 inch thick)

Start marinating the fish for this dish at least two hours before you plan to serve it.

Mix first 4 ingredients in shallow baking dish. Add fish and turn to coat. Cover dish tightly and refrigerate 2 to 4 hours.

Preheat broiler.

Remove fish from marinade. Broil until just opaque in center, about 3 minutes per side.

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