LA Bike Messengers take down a bike thief after a... →
Two bike messengers saved the day for a Los Angeles man Monday when they chased a bike thief for five blocks downtown and then knocked him to the ground, causing him to flee, police said. Jesus Tobar, 43, said he was working out at 24-Hour Fitness in the 500 block of Flower Street in downtown Los Angeles when he emerged to find his green Iron Horse Desperado Mountain Bike gone. Tobar returned to...
"Versions of Me" by Luis Fernando Verissimo
We live surrounded by our alternates, what we could have been. Oh, if I only had that last number right (just one and I’d hit the lotto), accepted that job, finished that course, got there earlier, got there later, said yes, said no, went to London, married Dora, taken that test… Right now in this Imaginary bar where I drink to forget what I’ve never done (the bar is actually called...
1938 Dating Guide For Single Women
pbh3: Apparently, the only keys to successful dating in the 1930’s for ladies were don’t talk too much, wear a bra, and don’t pass out in the middle of your date because you’re drunk.
Roger Ebert: The Essential Man →
Great snapshot of Roger Ebert’s life since the operation to remove his lower jaw. Persistence and spirit after having his life entirely altered. (via esquire)
Live webcam of a hummingbird nest!