Archive for February 2012

latimes: Salvation Mountain is missing its guiding spirit: Leonard Knight, who spent most of three decades painting the adobe-clad monument in the desert, is now 80 and in a convalescent home. The challenge of rescuing the landmark has fallen to his friends and supporters. Photo: The landmark is shown in a time-exposure photograph in May…

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crookedindifference: Yosemite’s Golden Horsetail Fall If you head to Yosemite National Park this time of year and stop by Horsetail Fall at just the right time, you might see something spectacular: As the sun sinks low in the sky, the waterfall glows with streaks of gold and yellow — and it looks just like molten…

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Booth Babes? Fuck You.

whileyouweresleeping: I’m late to the party. I’ve been quietly seething about this issue since it all started at the last CES. Much ink was poured into it, and I fully expect my voice to be lost in the cacophony. But hear me out for a second. I’m not condoning Gary Shapiro’s dismissive and sexist stance.…

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benbrown: Dear internet, I woke up this morning to the local news radio airing a story about how UT computer science students each have 2 jobs waiting for them upon graduation, and that the starting salary of a computer program these days ranges from $70,000 to $100,000 a year.  Someone with 0 years of experience…

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socalfood: The New Old Clifton’s Cafeteria Unveiled Today When Andrew Meieran, owner of Downtown nightspot The Edison, bought Clifton’s Cafeteria on Broadway about 18 months ago, there was some consternation. He was taking over a business run for generations by one family, neighborhood favorites who never turned away a penniless customer. Meieran’s known for $14…

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spytap: coketalk: Why is anyone apologizing for this? No one gives a shit. No one was offended. No one. There are assholes out there whose job it is to get professionally offended, and all they managed to do was phone in another poorly written press release. Come on, even they’re not really offended. You can…

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Follow this lone wolf in the Golden State on Twitter

This is beyond cool. From the California Wolf blog.  In 1924, an emaciated, three-legged wolf was caught by government trapper Frank W. Kaehler, 1 mile east of Litchfield, California. The wolf was believed to have straggled into the Golden State from Oregon or northern Nevada. This was the last wild wolf ever found in California.…

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If you want it, you’ll have to carry it.  (via Revolutionary)

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