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Not what you think

The Frogman: Dear Yahoo,

thefrogman:

First, I would like to welcome you to this wonderful tumblr community. Most of us just sign up for free, but I guess paying a billion dollars works too.

A lot of us are apprehensive about your presence in our space. I’m afraid we don’t like change very much. Whenever something big happens, we…

(Source: horo)

fuckyeahmovieposters:

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

This is going to be replacing the cover for fellowship on iTunes for me.

fuckyeahmovieposters:

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

This is going to be replacing the cover for fellowship on iTunes for me.

Time just doesn’t get it.

Time just doesn’t get it.

(Source: gifthorsedentistry, via timemillennials)

parislemon:

Such a great logo.
Oh, and a good post by Anthony Crupi for AdWeek: Legacy Cable Operators in Austin Are Terrified of Google Fiber.
Crupi:

On paper, literally everything about Google Fiber makes standard digital-cable service look like something that was cobbled together by members of a lesser phylum. Boasting gigabit download/upload speeds (up to 1,000 Megabits per second), Google’s connectivity is roughly 70 times faster than Time Warner Cable’s standard 15 Mbps plan. 

The incumbents are scared shitless. And rightfully so. For far too long they’ve coasted on their over-priced crap services.

parislemon:

Such a great logo.

Oh, and a good post by Anthony Crupi for AdWeek: Legacy Cable Operators in Austin Are Terrified of Google Fiber.

Crupi:

On paper, literally everything about Google Fiber makes standard digital-cable service look like something that was cobbled together by members of a lesser phylum. Boasting gigabit download/upload speeds (up to 1,000 Megabits per second), Google’s connectivity is roughly 70 times faster than Time Warner Cable’s standard 15 Mbps plan. 

The incumbents are scared shitless. And rightfully so. For far too long they’ve coasted on their over-priced crap services.

Forecast: Announcing Forecast

forecastio:

We’re extremely excited to announce the launch of Forecast, a new global weather service.

About a year ago, we released a little app for the iPhone and iPad called Dark Sky, attempting to do something new and interesting for weather forecasting, a field we think had become pretty stagnant….

(Source: forecastio)

natgeofound:

A Highland cow is bid on at an auction, May 1970.Photograph by Kenneth Macleish, National Geographic

Paleo Porn

natgeofound:

A Highland cow is bid on at an auction, May 1970.
Photograph by Kenneth Macleish, National Geographic

Paleo Porn

Prosciutto-Wrapped Mini Frittata Muffins

nomnompaleo:

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Don’t hate me, but this recipe was inspired by Ms. Rachel Ray. Really — this version is “Yum-o.” Yeesh…did that just make you cringe?

Bear with me, this mini frittata recipe is worth it.

I realize I’m always pushing frittatas, but how can anyone refuse a tasty iteration where the mini egg muffins are wrapped by a crispy prosciutto shell? Salted pork makes everything taste better.

Follow the jump to get the recipe…

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The Insourcing Boom

parislemon:

Chales Fishman for The Atlantic:

GE wasn’t just able to hold the retail sticker to the “China price.” It beat that price by nearly 20 percent. The China-made GeoSpring retailed for $1,599. The Louisville-made GeoSpring retails for $1,299.

Time-to-market has also improved, greatly. It used to take five weeks to get the GeoSpring water heaters from the factory to U.S. retailers—four weeks on the boat from China and one week dockside to clear customs. Today, the water heaters—and the dishwashers and refrigerators—move straight from the manufacturing buildings to Appliance Park’s warehouse out back, from which they can be delivered to Lowe’s and Home Depot. Total time from factory to warehouse: 30 minutes.

American manufacturing seems poised for a comeback. Not for everything, but for a lot of things.

Every new manufacturing job secures our future. For insourcing to continue it has to make sense for the business and the worker. Not all things should be made in the USA but there are a lot of things that make sense. I hope this continues. I believe it will increasingly become the trend in manufacturing.