Who knew

… that I have friends with books published on Amazon? Sarah, Natalie, and August –TOEFL Now with associated TOEFL iBT website. Gayle – Cracking the Coding Interview, already on its 4th edition! Gayle, you need to get this on the Kindle.

Zappos headers

Recently discovered: GET / HTTP/1.1 Host: www.zappos.com User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; Intel Mac OS X 10.6; en-US; rv:1.9.1.6) Gecko/20091201 Firefox/3.5.6 Accept: text/html,application/xhtml+xml,application/xml;q=0.9,*/*;q=0.8 Accept-Language: en-us,en;q=0.5 Accept-Encoding: gzip,deflate Accept-Charset: ISO-8859-1,utf-8;q=0.7,*;q=0.7 Keep-Alive: 300 Connection: keep-alive HTTP/1.1 200 OK Server: nginx/0.8.34 Content-Type: text/html;charset=ISO-8859-1 Last-Modified: Thu, 08 Jul 2010 01:11:30 GMT X-Cash: cash X-Varnish-TTL: 60m X-Varnish: 800776638 800726424 X-Core-Value: 1. …

Pollution in China

I’ve always thought that it was pointless to get a penthouse apartment in any major Chinese city because you’d be staring at smog the whole time.  This series of photos exemplify the pollution that’s happening in China due to the rapid industrialization and lack of standards/control. What’s striking about this photo is that the kids …