Sartorialist site. I've always been keen on the semiotics of fashion and few contemporary sites do justice to it the way this one does. I absolutely love this photograph as it shows a kind of 'body harmony' that is simply too poetic not to be lavished with attention.
The Strokes' new album Angles is a must-have. For those of you who crave new music these days, run to iTunes and get this puppy. Man, I had missed them. Some favorite tracks: "Taken for a Fool," "Two Kinds of Happiness," and "Gratisfaction." Read Spin's sort-of-ok-review here.
this. This is how the year 2000 looked in the imagination of Germans in the year 1900.
The Well-Being and Happiness Index in the US. A bit says: "In his book, Stumbling on Happiness, Harvard psychologist Daniel Gilbert notes that there are three great decisions in life that affect your happiness: “Where to live, what to do, and with whom to do it.” The second two have been examined in great depth; the third, up until now, not so much."