Mindblown: a blog about philosophy.
Learning to Write Regularly and More Frequently
This is a little “inside baseball” for a lot of people here, but it’s an important topic to me, at least, and I’m sure that at least some of you have jobs and responsibilities that require creativity as much as mine does. Being a full-time writer like I am now has definitely picked up my […]
Classy Quickie :: Why You Need A Pants Hanger in the Kitchen
A simple pants hanger can actually be a fantastic kitchen tool, one I never really thought would be useful until the fine folks at Chow.com brought it up. You probably won’t want to just leave this hanging around your kitchen, but if you have a nice pants hanger, it can look just as sharp while […]
Stop SOPA and PIPA
Today we stand with the rest of the internet to raise our voice and note that the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) And the Protect-IP Act (PIPA) are both extremely flawed legislation that would cripple, censor, and diminish the internet as we know it. Make your voice heard, speak up, call your congressional cheap oakley […]
Classy Quickie :: Brian Greene’s Desktop
I’m a huge fan of both people’s desktops and of Brian Greene, both as a thought leader and as a physicist, and I’m always impressed to see how other people get their jobs done, how they work, what environments inspire them, and what surroundings they think their great thoughts in and dream their big dreams […]
Make Your Own Bacon-Infused Old Fashioned
I know you love bacon, and I know you love alcohol. This delicious tip will let you put the two together into something that’s absolutely amazing. Seriously, we’re talking about bacon-infused bourbon, which immediately leads to something glorious. The first of which? Bacon-infused bourbon. Not only will it add a touch of salty/savory to your […]
How to Make Your Own Homemade Condiments
In my wanderings around the web for Lifehacker I often stumble on pieces that aren’t quite a great fit there but that I think are still worth reading. Pieces like this slideshow at Saveur about making your own homemade condiments. Everything from Ketchup and mayonnaise to the fancier stuff like making your own Sofrito or […]
5 Simple Knife Safety Tips for the Kitchen
And we’re back! I won’t say I’m settled in to the new digs yet, there’s a lot of unpacking left to do, but I will say this: I’m much happier where I am. Now then, that’s not what you’re here for though – so let’s get on with it! One of the things you do […]
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