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  1. It's great to have places that stoke your creative energy, taking photos of them is a great way to summon that inspiration at will. Cheers!

  2. Love those pictures. Love your sig too, I had forgotten that line.

    Meet many half Cubans?

  3. In lieu of Paranormal Activity's box office 'success', the creators of the Blair Witch Project are considering making a third film for the franchise's 10th anniversary. I don't know how much more of this I can take.
  4. Mhm. You know me well. PGMG was one of my personal favorites a few years back, particularly the song "Pyrite Pedestal". I keep hoping that they will reunite...
  5. I am working on a goal setting project or sorts, using five categories: Wealth, Ingenuity, Intellect, Spirituality, and Health (WIISH). Initially, I was going to do a hierarchy type model, but after realizing that certain aspects intersect, the better alternative seemed to be a Venn Diagram -- the only problem I have with using one stems from how it tends to clutter up quickly, defeating the intended purpose of effectively organizing a laundry list of aspirations. I hope this makes sense.
  6. Does one exist? I've seen something called an 'H Diagram'...but alas, it only works for two factors.
  7. That's a surefire way to crash and burn. Often, I feel that many people see capitalism in this manner: An intentional limitation of those 'less fortunate'. I find that it's all about turning the energy spent reading reviews inwards, and applying it to a passionate endeavor rather than succumbing to fear/discouragement.
  8. Ah, I adore them. Good New York dream pop. Right now: "What's A Girl to Do" - Bat for Lashes (Plaid Remix). It's playing on Lush, a SOMA.fm radio station available through iTunes. I find myself tuning in just before bed. Makes for sweet dreams, =^).
  9. If you are a twitter user and tweet about his movie, he will auto-follow you. (At least, I assume this was an automated system.)
  10. I've been thinking about the lack of character development in IB for a bit now, and I think the vagueness was 100% intentional -- take the build of first scene for example, when Hans Landa promises not to harass the farm family, provided that they forfeit the Jews. Did he keep his promise? We don't actually know. There are many other examples of this throughout the film. It's just classic Tarantino nonchalance. Essentially, saying that there was not enough character development is saying that you don't like Tarantino films. That being said, I've never really been a fan.
  11. Fringe has effectively sucked me in -- which is saying a lot, considering that I have a difficult time committing to television shows.
  12. Thought this would be worth sharing. I'm considering making a few tweaks to his model and using it for myself...
  13. I doubt Roark would design a PC...or a Mac, for that matter. It would be something entirely of its own entity.
  14. I can't speak for men (as I'm not familiar with the effects on the anatomy), but I cannot think of a time where beach nudity would be a rational choice for a female. Lounging around in the buff on a shoreline is an infection, rash, or other condition just waiting to happen. I take it you've never heard/used this slang phrase before.
  15. A relative and I were recently discussing the etymology of the word 'prude'. Being derived from 'prudent', it's always struck me as odd that this shortened version has a more negative connotation. That said, I do think that you make a good point that the naked human form can be very inspiring, and Diana seems to underplay that potential for beauty more than I would agree with. I agree with the human body being an inspirational thing. As an athlete, I value my body on multiple fronts -- as well as esthetically. That being said, it's only natural for me to be selfishly selective in who I am nude around...and contrary to Myself's post, I do take pride in my body. It is just imperative for me to value those who I am naked around, as well. Teammates in a locker room? Yes. A lover? Naturally. Some random stranger on the street who is pining for something to inspire him/her into a course of action, or with some other immoral motive? Of course not.
  16. Georgia


    I've never experienced/heard of this USB glitch before, either. Lately, I've been syncing wirelessly -- although in an unrelated issue, I have experienced USB issues before, so I can relate to this frustration. I don't believe that Zune's secondary popularity is due to attempts to capitalize on similar fundamentals (aside from the core portable media player). In addition to a few other features, Microsoft developed the Zune's wireless capabilities for a good year prior to the iPod Touch's release (that being said, I wish they would have waited a bit longer). Like fountainhead777 mentioned, the overall success of these products is largely due to advertisement. Count how many iPod Shuffle/Touch/Classic/Potato Peeler commercials you have seen in the past. Count how many you've seen marketing Zunes. Not to criticize Apple, as I am a Mac and iPod owner, but the media has been infected with a meme when it comes to their products. iPods (and other Apple products) are trendy, indie, and cool -- whereas anything else is unreliable and aesthetically lacking.
  17. My two nominees for Dagny Taggart would have to be Jennifer Beals and Jessica Biel. Similar names, vastly different in appearance and acting ability. When I think of Dagny, I always find myself visualizing one of these two women. Jennifer Beals has a very appealing intensity, one that parallels the character in question. I haven't seen enough of Jessica Biel's dramatic work to make an assessment. Physically, she's spot-on.
  18. Georgia


    Just curious if there are any other Zune users afoot. The 3.0 software is quite remarkable, particularly the Mixview feature. I also enjoy the concept of integrating hardware and social networking (which leaves a few things to be desired, but is gradually improving with each update). I've even made a few friends taking the bus to/from university through The Social.
  19. Georgia

    Google Chrome

    Meh. I used it for around a month, then went back to Firefox because I missed my Skype plugin. I do miss the search/address bar from time to time, though.
  20. The thing that excites me most about this film? The fact that the YYYs/Karen O scored the entire soundtrack.
  21. I have a periodic table above my desk at home. I balance chemical equations for the fun of it. It's nice over the summer, so that between the sun and salt water, my brain doesn't completely turn into gelatin.
  22. I'm a mild Aspie, which pre-supposes a low EI. At the same time, I would hardly refer to myself as a 'bimbo', and I don't really think any former partners would either -- I don't care for the either/or aspect of the title, but the findings are interesting. If I have a high overall intellectual compatibility with someone and we have sex, it has always been very satisfying. For me, that has always been a prerequisite for any type of emotional interaction, one which I'm unwilling to compromise. That being said, I shudder to think what would happen if I had sex with someone who I felt to be daft.
  23. Georgia

    Electronic Music

    Woah. Person after my own tastes. I've met of Montreal before at a gig in their hometown, they're great live (incidentally oM is from Georgia, not Canada). Animal Collective...ahh. "We Tigers", "College", and "Peacebone" have to be my three favorites. Another electronic group worth noting: Ladytron. YYYs new album is very synth-heavy as well.
  24. Georgia

    The Purpose of Sex

    If you don't mind me asking, do you identify as asexual?
  25. I have a row of seven index cards Scotch taped onto my desk, each one labeled for a day of the week. When something comes up, I scribble it down on a Post-It note and place in on the applicable day. The good thing about using sticky notes is that if I don't get everything done or want to work ahead, I can move events/appointments/tasks up or down as needed -- not to mention the ability to color code, <3. For microtasking and prioritizing, I have a Samsill Classic. Even though most of my work is done online, I find it easier to write things down as opposed to using software. Honestly, I think it boils down to what works for you. For me, it's easier to manage tangible things like little pieces of paper as opposed to iCal or OneNote.
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