March 2010

48 articles in March 2010

If the relationship between money and well-being is complicated, the correspondence between personal relationships and happiness is not. The daily activities most associated with happiness are sex, socializing after work and having dinner with others. The daily activity most injurious to happiness is commuting. According to one study, joining a …

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My friend Aaron recommended this book to me years ago, maybe even in junior high school, while I was reading any Michael Crichton I could find (Sphere, Jurassic Park, etc). But I didn't get to it. It sounded boring. Who'd want to read about some guy's vacations? … said the …

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via google.com Google’s “doodles” are often pretty inspired, and commemorate birthdays, holidays, seasons, and events like the Olympics. They are also archived at Google. This was their first one I can find in the archives, and it comes from August 30, 1998. It commemorates, of all things … Burning Man.

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via flickr.com Not that anyone is maligning tea … although I did for a long time, so perhaps I’m defending it from myself. For years I disliked tea. Most of my experience with it was iced tea and tea in Japanese or Chinese restaurants. When we were in Thailand last …

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