More Canned Bacon

I’ve blogged about canned bacon before, now here’s another very similar, same shelf-live (10 years!!), machine gun on the can instead of camo version (via gizmodo).

Time wasters

on the interwebs: fmylife – because other people’s misfortunes bring me happiness mylifeisaverage – the opposite of fmylife latfh – because hipsters are funny … looking awkwardfamilyphotos – we all have them hiding in the drawers tweetingtoohard -because life just isn’t hard enough failblog – always a favourite thisiswhyyourefat – because it is passiveaggressivenotes – …

Biking

Over the past month, I’ve been doing a lot of biking (mainly on the weekends, since apparently long bike rides take a lot of time).  Here’s what I can remember. May-02 (Road) S. Lake Washington -> Cedar River Trail -> Tiger Mountain -> Leschi – 64 miles. May-09 (Road) Same as above – 64 miles …

Castle on the Park

Have $10 million to spare? Here’s a converted church in San Francisco’s Mission district, right by Dolores Park.  Looks pretty fantastic (via boingboing).  See also.

Vintage Seattle

I saw this mansion for sale on the MLS a long time ago (I think for around $2 million). Glad to see that it’s been sold and is being restored. Seems to be a shame that it’s been sitting empty for so long.

DIY Planters

Every year when summer’s arriving, I think about growing some herbs, and every year I invariably kill the herbs that I start.  This year will likely be no different, but at least I’ll have some planters.  I thought of this because of three reasons: I don’t want to keep buying little pots here and there …

Attack of Sakura-Con

It’s anime convention time – Sakura Con 2009.  I don’t know much about anime, but a lot of people spent a lot of time getting dressed up for it:   more here.

The dark side of Dubai

This is a long article about dubai, but interesting (via boingboing). Once the manic burst of building has stopped and the whirlwind has slowed, the secrets of Dubai are slowly seeping out. This is a city built from nothing in just a few wild decades on credit and ecocide, suppression and slavery. Dubai is a …