September 26th, 2009
Official Google Blog: Read news fast with Google Fast Flip (16 September 2009)
[...] Google Fast Flip, accessible at fastflip.googlelabs.com. Fast Flip is a new reading experience that combines the best elements of print and online articles. Like a print magazine, Fast Flip lets you browse sequentially through bundles of recent news, headlines and popular topics, as well as feeds from individual top publishers. As the name suggests, flipping through content is very fast, so you can quickly look through a lot of pages until you find something interesting.
Google Caffeine – Yep! (15 September 2009)
You can compare Google’s regular search results with what they’ll show when the new Google search algorithm, called Caffeine, will be in place. Check it out here.
Swedish writers battle over storytelling | guardian.co.uk (16 September 2009)
A war of words is being waged between Swedish authors over the future of Swedish fiction, with one faction advocating a move away from popular writing such as chick lit and crime, and the other side responding with a blast against elitism.
Australian Cat Clyde Strays 2,400 Miles, Returns Home (16 September 2009)
A cat named Clyde was reunited with his owner on Wednesday after a mysterious three-year odyssey in which the long-haired Himalayan strayed 2,400 miles (3,800 kilometers) into the Australian Outback.
“I’m positive he remembers. He’s not acting like he’s suddenly appeared somewhere and is frantic,” Sullivan said as she tearfully held her contented cat.
TG Daily – Handwriting gives liars away (18 September 2009)
People who are writing lies press harder on the paper and produce taller letters than those who are telling the truth, according to Israeli scientists who have developed a handwriting analysis system.
This much I know: Yoko Ono, artist, 76, London | Life and style | The Observer (22 September 2009)
The thing that would most improve my life is 27 hours in a day. I could meet all my deadlines.
TheDieline.com: Package Design: Paul Smith Man (23 September 2009)
Following yesterday’s Paul Smith for Evian post, we have stumbled across the packaging for his newest fragrance, Paul Smith Man:
“Introducing Paul Smith ‘MAN’, a strong and masculine fragrance which embodies the very essence of British Elegance and sophistication.
And to finish off, why not see Christopher Walken cook a chicken?