Thursday, June 29

paper mario

there really isn't enought time to play all my video games:

currently unfinished:

We Love Katamari

Kingdom Hearts 2
Super Mario Bros. on DS
Guitar Hero

but i just found another one I really want!! Paper Mario: the Thousand-Year Door

Saturday, June 24

Biggs and Featherbelle


I was given a sample box of Biggs and Featherbelle soaps for x-mas from Melody. They are really great soaps that smell great; no strong fragrances, just nice, earthy, natural smells. I really love their stuff!

flip flop flying, my hero

this is so funny. really, go read it. it's a bit long, but man!

remember the milk


yes, i know i'm a sucker for the web 2.0...

this one is Really good though!!

Friday, June 23

architecture in chicago



The Rookery
Architect: Buhrnham and Root
Constructed: 1888

Masonic Temple
Architect: Burnham and Root
Constructed: 1891-2
demolished. too bad, i would have like to see this... : (

Chicago Water Tower
Architects: William W. Boyington
Constructed: 1869

Robie House

Architect: Frank Lloyd Wright
Constructed: 1910

Wrigley Building
Architect: Graham, Anderson, Probst & White
Constructed: 1919-1924

Chicago Board of Trade
Architect: Holabird & Root
Constructed: 1930

Tribune Tower
Architect: John Mead Howells and Raymond M. Hood
Constructed: 1922

Palmolive Building
(Playboy Building to me)
Architect: Holabird & Root
Constructed: 1927-29
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Merchandise Mart

Architect: Graham, Anderson, Probst & White
Constructed: 1931

Farnsworth House
Architect: Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
Constructed: 1951

S.R. Crown Hall
Architect: Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
Constructed: 1956

Marina City
Architect: Bertrand Goldberg
Constructed: 1959

Lake Point Tower

Architect: John Heinrich and George Schipporeit
Constructed: 1968

John Hancock Center
Architect: Skidmore, Owings and Merrill
Constructed: 1969

Sears Tower
Architect: Skidmore, Owings and Merrill
Constructed: 1974

Aon Center (Standard Oil)
Architect: Edward Durell Stone
Constructed: 1972

333 Wacker Drive
Architect: Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates
Constructed: 1983

James R. Thompson Center
Architect: Murphy/Helmut Jahn
Constructed: 1985

American Medical Asso. Building
Architect: Kenzo Tange
Constructed: 1990

The Sporting Club at Illinois Center
Architect: Kurokawa Kisho
Constructed: 1990

McCormick Tribune Campus Center
Architect: Rem Koolhaas
Constructed: 2003

cellphone comparison?

nice cell phone comparison between Japanese ones and some available in the states...

(via Jean Snow)

Monday, June 19

Yea! Iced Coffee!

I haven't tried any of these yet, but I will soon.

-blaksquirrel

Friday, June 9

Oscar de la Renta

Never really thought much of Oscar de la Renta, (old and stuffy?) but this 2007 resort stuff is right up my (expensive) alley...





taken from Style.com

Saturday, June 3

World Cup + Mc Donalds


I wish I live in England... I might actually like McDonalds...

cookie monster


a great picture.

this is cool (if it happens)


gothamist has a post that we may be getting those cool transit-scanner-thingys that they have in tokyo (a new card, that can be read even though it is inside you wallet. you place your wallet, or whatever on the scanner for a split second and the machine can read it). no swipping anymore?