Bruce Lee's physical feats →
Lee’s striking speed from three feet with his hands down by his side reached five hundredths of a second. Lee’s combat movements were at times too fast to be captured on film at 24 frames per second, so many scenes were shot in 32 frames to put Lee in slow motion. Normally martial arts films are sped up. In a speed demonstration, Lee could snatch a dime off a person’s open...
Woman Arrested For Failing To Return Library Books →
Heidi Dalibor was arrested after she failed to return the books, “Angels and Demons” and “White Oleander”, last year. “I said, what could they possibly do? They can’t arrest me for this… I was wrong,” Dalibor said. Dalibor did not respond to four notices from the library, two phone calls and two letters. The library forwarded the case to police, who issued a citation for Dalibor’s failure to...
Ralph Waldo Emerson, Thomas Jefferson, Mark Twain, Abraham Lincoln, James...– Obama’s list of books that were significant to him
Summer style, man-to-man, by Tyler Brûlé
Socks: I’ve pretty much given up on most brands and find myself stocking up with Japanese brand Tabio, either at their Omotesando Hills branch or, occasionally, in London. Footwear: I’m rarely out of desert boots and usually have a pair of Pierre Hardys clamped to the bottom of my feet. For sneakers it’s hard to beat the simplicity of Common Projects. For travel I usually opt for canvas Vans. ...
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Books Behind Bars →
(Editor’s note: Because some internet asshole already parked my idea for femaleprisonpenpals.com, this is just as good. donate books to prisoners.)
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When I interviewed Anderson for a 1998 Star-Ledger article about A Charlie Brown...– Wes Anderson and his pantheon of heroes (Schulz, Welles, Truffaut)