Dispatches from hipster suburbia. Weblog of Stephen Fraser: papa, husband, marketing consultant, trail runner, and... what?
The NYT reports: Research suggests being smart can be unhealthy for an animal in an article titled Smarter Isn’t Better. It turns out that from an evolutionary standpoint being smarter can work against you. In the case of fruit flies it actually leads to a shorter rather than a longer life. I suppose this explains why it's natural to want to hit people from Mensa over the head with a baseball bat.
May 06, 2008 at 11:39 AM in Science | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0) Technorati Tags: intelligence, mensa This kid had a great birthday last week:In other news, Spoonflower continues to pick up steam. I joined some friends for a fishing trip in Hot Springs over the weekend and didn't even take a fishing pole. Instead I had a massage and hottub soak at the spa across the street from the campground. How Brokeback Mountain is that? Oh, well.
I can take it. April 28, 2008 at 05:30 PM in Papahood | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0) Hmmm. Decided to try out Muxtape, (another) service for uploading and posting MP3 mixes. At the moment it does not work in Firefox (at least in the Windows version of Firefox), but it seems to work fine in IE.
It is also badly in need of help from a designer. Take a listen to my mix, or subscribe (rss). April 01, 2008 at 05:30 PM in Music | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0) Technorati Tags: mix tape, music, muxtape If you happen to be a crafter-type, perhaps you'll weigh in with a vote for your favorite Spoonflower logo? March 17, 2008 at 02:29 PM in Internet Marketing (my job) | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0) Technorati Tags: spoonflower Parlez Moi d'Amour [buy it]A friend just wrote to ask about a song that appeared (several years ago) on a mix-CD that my wife and I gave to friends who attended our wedding reception. It was "Parlez Moi d'Amour," a wistful, sentimental tune from the...
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