Why Swivel.com is no more

I was an early and excited user of Swivel.com, as you might remember from this 2007 Extraface post about creating a chart there of the least popular Boy Scout merit badges. That chart is now gone from the internet, as Swivel shut down recently. Via FlowingData today, I found a really insightful interview with the […]

It was there all along!

This past Sunday Molly and I attended the Interfaith Summit on Happiness at Emory University, part of the Dalai Lama’s annual visit to Emory and featuring in addition to His Holiness: The Most Reverend Dr. Katharine Jefferts Schori, the 26th Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church; Chief Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks of the United Hebrew […]

Friday Heh

Flamethrower Trombone – Exactly as it sounds: [via Laughing Squid] Karate Kid and Golden Girls Nesting Dolls – Witness, among other delights, the Cobra Khai leader caught in a particularly thoughtful moment. The Man In A Black Raiders Cap – DJ Topcat presents Eazy E. vs. Johnny Cash – Folsom Prison Gangstaz. I can’t stop […]

Friday Heh

FreshCloz – One To Watch -Main Pitch: “It’s like having a dry cleaner in your closet!” That the generally objective and balanced Jordan and his SciMark Report blog predicts FreshCloz will “bomb” is noteworthy, and hehworthy. Hem Gems: Daily Candy, trend purveyor, throws its endorsement behind another winner. I can’t really get past the notion […]

Friday Heh

On The Trampoline With The Dogs: [via Sassyassy] DJ Party Dad Makes Your Scene [via Gavinpurcell] I Dunno If You’ve Heard Of This Thing Called Japan… – On some days, there’s nothing better than a really bitter book review. “Is there anything Ashcraft writes about that doesn’t boil down to HEY GUYS I’M IN JAPAN, […]

Friday Heh

Behind the loading animation at Flickr, by two Flickr employees: I Found The RSS Feed For Arkansas – Heh. [via Tammyhart] Pencil Vs. Camera – An outstanding Flickr set showcasing the artist’s ability to make a piece of paper look like a piece of the photograph. [via Bill Turner] Sir Ian McKellen Does A Dramatic […]

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