Ello Promises A New Kind of Social Network

ello.co promises to be a new kind of social network, one in which you and your network of friends are not just data for advertisers. A refreshing idea. But is such an idea sustainable? Time will tell. The network was conceived by Kidrobot founder, Paul Budnitz. I’m very intrigued by the possibilities of this audacious new network. Take the red pill, and request your invite today.

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Took Rex To The Vet

I never said that I would stop posting T-Shirts. I’m just a bit more selective with more choices now. Great concept by Christopher D. Bhagwandeen. Personally, I’d leave that Elizabethan collar off of my pet dinosaur.

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President Obama X Funny or Die

It’s amazing that the President of the United States can go on the internet and do something like this. I love it. It’s refreshing and fun. It shows that the even the President has a funny side. To know that someone of his stature would not turn his nose up to the comedy of Funny or Die and the antics of Zach Galifianakis is great. And it looks like the the video did what it was supposed to do. The only question left is, do you have healthcare? If not, then what are you waiting for?

A Yelp 100 Checklist

I’ve got some work to do. This will be my working list. Strikethrough’s mean that I’ve eaten there. Four out of a hundred is not acceptable. I have some work that needs to be done when I visit New York City and San Francisco this summer. Those two cities alone will help to scratch out thirteen of these Yelp hot spots. Looks like visits back to Austin, Seattle, and Los Angeles is in order? Chicago is only represented twice on the list. I’m a little surprised by that.

Without further adieu, here is Yelp’s Top 100 Places to Eat in the United States:

  1. Da Poke Shack, Kailua-Kona, HI
  2. Paseo, Seattle, WA
  3. Oklahoma Joe’s Barbecue, Kansas City, KS
  4. The Cinnamon Snail, New York, NY
  5. Porto’s Bakery, Burbank, CA
  6. Dametra Cafe, Carmel by the Sea, CA
  7. Alinea, Chicago, IL
  8. Franklin Barbecue, Austin, TX
  9. Gary Danko, San Francisco, CA
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Magic

Call it magic
Call it true
I call it magic
When I’m with you
And I just got broken
Broken into two
Still I call it magic
When I’m next to you

Magic is the first single from Coldplay’s upcoming album, Ghost Stories. The follow-up to Mylo Xyloto is expected to be released on May 19, 2014. I’m excited for this. Here’s a sneak peak at the track list for the new album:

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Life In Five Seconds

Life in Five Seconds: The Short Story of Absolutely Everything is a beautiful book. Over two hundred stories told through pictograms. Can you figure out the classic books referenced in the pictograms below?

Life in Five Seconds takes over 200 important events, inventions, great lives, wonders of the natural world and cultural icons that you really need to know about, and then – hey presto! – cuts away all the useless details.

Available now from Amazon.

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