Sam Horowitz 3.0

bijan:

My oldest daughter is going into 10th grade. School starts next week in our town.

Over the summer her AP world history teacher assigned over 300 pages of reading and a lengthy writing assignment. Her english and biology teacher also assigned summer reading. She has a test during the first week at…

Honey bee busy at work on the sunflower in my #garden.

Honey bee busy at work on the sunflower in my #garden.

austinkleon:

Opera styles of great composers (via ‏@grahamfarmelo)

austinkleon:

Opera styles of great composers (via ‏@grahamfarmelo)

Living well is the best revenge.
Lessons from my father

The sheer joy they take from tasting chocolate for the first time is awesome!

wnyc:

"Frankly, I don’t know what one makes from cocoa beans. I’m just trying to earn a living."

Cocoa growers in the Ivory Coast taste chocolate for the first time.

Back from a few days of camping in the mountains of Pennsylvania. It’s shocking how quickly your patience grows when the cell phone persistently reads “no service.”

The human body is an adaptation machine. If you force it to do something a little harder than it has had to do recently, it will respond — afterward, while you rest — by changing enough to be able to do that new hard task more comfortably next time. This is known as the progressive overload principle. All athletic training involves manipulating that principle through small, steady increases in weight, speed, distance or whatever.
From Fitness Crazed in May 24th’s NYTimes. HT to Jordan Rapp for pointing it out! 
Any fool can be ebullient in victory, but only an aristocrat is undaunted by defeat.
Sports Illustrated 7/06/14
“Where are They Now - Ernie Banks”
Q2 Office Market Shows Positive Signs vs Demand For New Jersey Office Space Countered by Additional Vacancies.
Both articles are saying essentially the same thing… leasing activity has increased and hiring has accelerated, but it’s not really making a dent in the significant vacancy across the state. #cre

Q2 Office Market Shows Positive Signs vs Demand For New Jersey Office Space Countered by Additional Vacancies.

Both articles are saying essentially the same thing… leasing activity has increased and hiring has accelerated, but it’s not really making a dent in the significant vacancy across the state. #cre