Monday, August 9, 2010

Speed Dating Your New Roommate

A group in NYC has started having meet-ups for people seeking a roommate. If you have a spare room or you need to move, you're welcome at these organized events, usually held at friendly local bars. What a great way to avoid sloshing through online ads and fielding fruitless calls. While my roommate days thankfully are over, a similar groups in So Cal would be spectacular. Someone should start a local version asap.

Sunday, August 8, 2010

Brush the cow

A corporate dairy company has installed giant brushes in 30,000 dairy farm barns across Sweden. It turns out that daily massages of milk-producing cows increase their milk yield significantly. Who wouldn't feel better after a good massage? More info here