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60% of Adults are Lactose Intolerant
Image via Wikipedia And 99% of ice cream is awesome. Sucks to be you. http://www.usatoday.com/tech/science/2009-08-30-lactose-intolerance_N.htm
I liked this post from Influx Insights. Great way to challenge your current thinking on your latest campaign, product development, or entrepreneurial venture. My favorite part of the post involves a military example from WWII. During WWII, the (in)famous Robert McNamara looked at the statistics for U.S. bombers. The bombers were being inspected after Image via Wikipedia they returned from...
The XX - Crystalised →
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I think this is my favorite bad product of the millenium.
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My faves from the list: Siddhartha, Shakespeare’s Tragedies. Questionable Adds: Kavalier and Clay, Catch-22 Glaring Omissions: The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt, Team of Rivals (Lincoln Bio)
reblog: How Cash For Clunkers Failed American... →
People love free stuff so much that they seem to ignore the various negative externalities of C4C, including increased dealer negotiation leverage… “This taxpayer money simply enabled the dealers to avoid having to offer discounts off sticker prices and to extract higher profit margins than they would have otherwise obtained on the qualifying new cars. The program proved so popular...
Mining the Web for Feelings, Not Facts →
One of my favorite new finds. Great simple...
None of us wants to go into that creative hoo-ha of a long-play record again.– Thom Yorke as quoted in the NYT in regards to the bands intention to abandon releasing long play albums.
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Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though...– Theodore Roosevelt
Great new song by the most underrated band of the...
The “Wild Things” trailer is goose...
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I’m enjoying listening to this… How do I get my own???
The 100 Most Beautiful Words in English →
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Living With Trigeminal Neuralgia Video →
Shared by Greg reblog from Kenny Kellogg. Amazing work guys!!!! I’m happy to announce that Ben Munoz and I have created a video explaining our work on the patient to patient support networks for…
reblog: Space Smells Like Steak and Metal
I really didn’t think outer space could get any cooler, but it just did in my book. fuckyeahfacts: According NASA, outer space smells similar to fried steak and hot metal. Those are the two aromas that come up most when the space agency debriefs astronauts returned from missions. One particular astronaut described space as smelling like a motorcycle being welded. Now NASA has...
Rest In Peace Les Paul
Image via Wikipedia Les Paul (1915-2009) isn’t a name your average American can recall with ease. He passed away today after a long and productive life as a musician and inventor. To his credit, Les is credited with the creation many musical innovations. The ones that stand out to me, and most people who know of him, include multi track recording and the development of the solid body...
reblog: Accurate Pie Chart →
Reblog from Laughing Squid guest post by Laszlo Thoth image by Laszlo Thoth I made this creative commons licensed picture of a Accurate Pie Chart in early 2007. Kathryn Hill baked the pie, a key lime…
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Sales Dude: How committed are you guys to your own personal development?
Sales Dude: Well let me tell you something... Commitment is a lot like breakfast.
Crowd: (suspicious silence)
Sales Dude: There's chicken commitment and there's pig commitment. The chicken gave the egg, something it can simply produce more of. The pig gave his life for that tasty bacon. Which one are you?
Me: Mmmm. Bacon.
reblog: 10 things consumers are doing this...
Great summary from WalMart POS data… Recapped by Influx Insights, an awesome marketing blog. I’d love to see a sales summary of how people are responding to green products and services given the economic climate. The recent NYT article on sales trends at Home Depot and Wal Mart has some great clues into how consumers are changing habits in the light of economic downturn. 1. Food...
3 Very Interesting Sources on Social Media
Nothing makes my marketing heart smile quite like data to justify marketing tactics. I often am questioned, by peers and my management, on what my opinions are on “social media.” Now, I have a little more data to back me up… 1.) An active social media presence is correlated to strong sales and profit growth. ...
Kurt and Sarah
I had the pleasure of being a groomsman in the wedding of Kurt Lehrmann and Sarah Ligon this past week. Kurt is one of by best friends, and we’ve known each other since high school. Sarah, who I’ve known now for a few years, is a really awesome person, and I’m so glad they’ve found each other. They just published their wedding video, which quite simply, is amazing. I...
New Tron? →
Though I was never a fan of the original, this trailer is breathtaking.
hunsonisgroovy: Cup Lid Faces →
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Beach Poppy →
Papi.licio.us posted a photo:
Even in the face of negligible click rates, time and again we observed...– Gian Fulgoni, Chairman, comScore How To Get Brand Advertisers To Spend More On The Web | paidContent (via fred-wilson)
Seattle / San Juans Photos →