Nod to the Royal Wedding
Via Life, Kate & William: Best Wedding Photos
Daring. Defiant. Free.
I’m comin home; I’m comin home. First order of business in NYC, rock climbing! L let me tag along with her to Chelsea Piers. The wall kicked my ass (as expected), but it was still awesome to see a friend in her element, climbing way hard. That’s her tackling the real stuff (no plastic holds and mats) in Greece. This shout-out was prompted by this NatGeo article that came up on...
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Spring means wardrobe update
Last Thursday, K and I checked out the fashion scene in DC at fashion:district Spring/Summer 2011 at Longview Gallery, a fundraiser for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society showcasing local designers and stores. The runway and the stylish attendees got me in the shopping mood. In love with Abbie Cornish’s outfit here: Source: Marie Claire.
The Chinese do have balls
I remember going to 大山子 district in Beijing and being blown away by the art. I love modern art, and if it is making some sort of commentary, even better. I’m ashamed to say that I gushed about these artists while remaining completely ignorant of Ai Weiwei. Point communism; they did a real good job of downplaying the country’s most well-known artist…and activist. Olympic nest...
On The Radio
I’m back! You ready? Lots of cool stuff to share. First, TV on the Radio! Last Sunday night, we piled into V’s SUV and trekked to Baltimore to see Brooklyn’s finest. Quick pit stop for Old Bay, bread, and taffy at Phillips Harborplace and we rolled up to Ram’s Head Live just in time for TVOR’s set (a good mix of new and old including my new fave, ‘Will...
You ain't seen nothin' yet →
We all know mobile is going to be the next big thing, but this trend is much bigger than what we in the developed world know. New uses for mobile are originating and proliferating from the corners of the world. Curious? Read more at Wired Mag. And you thought your phone was cool. Listening to: Sweatshop Union
The kinkiest men are in New Mexico
Artist R. Luke Debois has combined 2 things I find fascinting: maps and human perceptions. In his series of graphics ‘A More Perfect Union’, Debois gives us a colorful snapshot of what we look like in our online profiles (dating and social media). His infographics come in two forms. Some are simple maps of the United States, coded by the number of men and women in each Congressional...