ESI Motif Roundup

Jet Packs: 25 Nov 2008 - Eric Scott took 21 seconds to cross Colorado's 335 metre wide Royal Gorge at 120 km-h. [Google News]

Ways to make money that we've been scooped on: Unconventional Naked Calendars

Rural Predators:

  • In the event you have a livestock loss due to one or more of the noted predators, claims for compensation can be made to the City of Ottawa.
  • CBC: Ontario's most dangerous city for deer-vehicle collisions should make it legal to hunt deer with a bow within city limits, a local hunter says.
  • Someone else is researching Friends with Benefits, so I don't have to.
  • The New York Times has picked up on Slow Blogging:
    Ms. Ganley, who recently left her job as a writing instructor at Middlebury College, compares slow blogging to meditation. It’s “being quiet for a moment before you write,” she said, “and not having what you write be the first thing that comes out of your head.”
  • And the Slow Blog Manifesto:
    4. Slow Blogging is a willingness to remain silent amid the daily outrages and ecstasies that fill nothing more than single moments in time, switching between banality, crushing heartbreak and end-of-the-world psychotic glee in the mere space between headlines. The thing you wished you said in the moment last week can be said next month, or next year, and you’ll only look all the smarter.
  • Did you know there is a formal mechanism for grading blog posts? It's Ryan Bretag's Blogging Rubric.
  • New mom, Tiana blogged something this week that I have no doubt is true in every sense, but I still think she's going to get in trouble for it:
    It's been just over 5 months and so far, I feel like I'm doing not only a good job, but a fantastic job
Dysfunction and Politics:

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