Friday, July 31, 2009
Thursday, July 30, 2009
So it was a bit odd but my favorite movies tend to be that way. It gives Marie Antoinette a run for its money in terms of beauty and sugary sweet ridiculousness in the depiction of the Belle Époque period, is most definitely a shoe-in for a costume design Oscar nomination, and had a brilliant score by Alexandre Desplat. Michelle Pfeiffer and Kathy Bates were amazing and Rupert Friend is a class act brooder in addition to being very pretty.
Jellyfish may be keeping the planet cooler.
We are "smack dab in the middle of the age of discovery for mammals" (including this small monkey).
Evolution is making women more beautiful.
Editorial found here.
A Tim Burton exhibit is coming to MOMA.
The mystery of Amelia Earhart is revived by modern science.
Napping should have the status of daily exercise, according to sleep expert James B. Maas.
There's a cool featurette for what is looking like the coolest movie of all time.
Rumors are buzzing that an adorable new power romance is in the early stages. In other news, Freddie Highmore apparently went through puberty when I wasn't looking.
Wednesday, July 29, 2009
Saturday, July 25, 2009
The very scary and very real dangers of multitasking while driving.
What goes on in secret service school.
So you couldn't quite make it to Asia for the century's longest solar eclipse... bummer. You can still admire the phenomena from various views here.
There are also several beautiful photos here.
An upside to the recession?
The evolution of one food critic's relationship with food
When underwear becomes a profound statement...
Last night I finished making my way through season 4 - almost all the way caught up and would highly recommend!
On a similar note, this should be taken into account by our government and the necessary changes should be enforced. Cool? Cool.
I never want Tim Burton and Johnny Depp collaborations to end.