Friday, July 20

Weekly roundup: Friday potluck

Welcome to another installment of the weekly roundup we all know and love: Friday potluck!

First, like a good host, I'll provide the food and drink:

Or, in this case, mostly drink...

Duct tape fixes everything.

XLMIC found a duct-taped car and clearly spent the better part of an afternoon composing the perfect photo collage of evidence. The duct-taper's attention to detail is priceless...

How rude!

Tired of poor cell phone etiquette?
So is everyone else.
Unfortunately, we probably all are guilty of at least one of the infractions listed on the 10 musts-dos for digital manners.

Is your password... "monkey?"

Chances are, your favorite password, or your next-door-neighbor's favorite password, involves a monkey, qwerty, or the word "password." If so change it now. The list of most common passwords from the Yahoo leak is eerily similar to the Gawker breach in 2010. (TheGeekStuff provides some suggestions on how to build a better password.)


Last week I mentioned the amazing weight lifting feats of then un-sponsored Olympic athlete, Sarah Robles. This week I am pleased to report that Robles (finally) has solid financial support. She and archer Brady Ellison are now sponsored by Solve Media.

Making my ears happy:

I was listening to a favorite Pandora station while blogging this week, and was pleasantly surprised when this track by Radio Citizen popped up. I hadn't heard this song before, but I will definitely play it again.

Quote of the week:
‎Most people never get there. They're afraid or unwilling to demand enough of themselves and take the easy road, the path of least resistance. But struggling and suffering, as I now saw it, were the essence of a life worth living. If you're not pushing yourself beyond the comfort zone, if you're not constantly demanding more from yourself—expanding and learning as you go—you're choosing a numb existence. You're denying yourself an extraordinary trip.
Dean Karnazes

Happy Friday, friends!


  1. Ha, I love the first ecard! It's fantastic. Boxed wine is the epitome of classiness.

  2. I love that Dean Karnazes quote. I have that one on my blog. Thanks for the twitter shout out. Have an awesome weekend!

  3. I was kind of over e-cards because they are being constantly posted on my FB news feed, but that first one is just awesome!


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