Economics and a flashback to early ’90s internet

posted by Stal on 2010.03.12, under Stal
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This was mentioned yesterday afternoon, but if you haven’t seen it yet, stop what you are doing Right Now and take a peek at Columbia economist Xavier Sala-i-Martin’s website. A brief recap of why this man is awesome:

In other words, Sala-i-Martin is an all-around badass muthafucka.

Go. Now. http://www.columbia.edu/~xs23

Biking for the Fashion Conscious

posted by Stal on 2009.04.17, under Stal
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Summer approacheth, and with it, legions of fair-weather bikers are hitting the road. If you can’t embrace the rainbow-hued spandex favored by most road cyclists, and aren’t cool and pretentious enough to pull off the skinny-jeans-with-wraparound-chain hipster look, fear not, there is still help for you. In an unorthodox marriage of cycling and fashion, the NYT has a slideshow on how to look good while riding your bike.

IMO, the above is wildly impractical but uber sexy.

I’m talking about the (Brompton 3-speed folding) bike, that is.

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