Category Archives: Fun Tweets

Victimhood, SaaS Startups, and Books

Unfortunately, I’ve definitely met these people:

Bjorn Freeman-Bensonbjorn_fbApr 10, 2015, 10:29 am 
Wait, I’ve met this person before! http://www.gocomics.com/calvinandhobbes/2015/04/10/

From the article: “There’s a familiar path now to SaaS companies that start in the SMB (small-to-medium business) part of the market. Over time, they seem to inevitably begin serving larger customers. Box, Hubspot, Zendesk and among many others have exhibited this pattern. Why does this happen?”

Bjorn Freeman-Bensonbjorn_fbApr 10, 2015, 1:02 pm 
The Innovator’s Dilemma for SaaS Startups via @ttunguz http://www.tomtunguz.com/saas-innovators-dilemma/

This is my model for feedback: frequent, followed up with writing, augmented with coaching, and always honest:

nigel carrsohonyApr 10, 2015, 4:01 am 
“How to Build a Culture of Continuous Feedback” by @peeps_first – every company needs leaders who really live this: http://linkd.in/1OfXde9

And finally, this statement is just too true. It’s not just because I’m a reader and prefer a book or a written report over a movie or a webcast, but because if you’re busy you can read a book incrementally:

Book RiotBookRiotApr 11, 2015, 1:00 am 
Too Busy To Watch a Movie? Read A Book: http://ow.ly/LqLBo

Fun Tweets

Leonard NimoyTheRealNimoyJan 11, 2015, 2:29 am 
Don’t smoke. I did. Wish I never had. LLAP
Bjorn Freeman-Bensonbjorn_fbFeb 28, 2015, 5:05 pm 
Thanks @ATT, you make me feel less and less like a valued customer every minute I’m on hold and every time you transfer me to another agent.
Terry W. VirtsAstroTerryFeb 28, 2015, 3:58 pm 
Hacker NewsnewsycombinatorMar 1, 2015, 5:01 am 
8cc: A Small C Compiler https://github.com/rui314/8cc
EliEliLangerMar 1, 2015, 5:12 pm 
There are 2 kinds of people in this world.
You had one job_youhadonejobMar 3, 2015, 12:34 am 
I’m not sure that’s a kitten.
Scott HanselmanshanselmanMar 4, 2015, 3:08 am 
Me: “What are your life goals?”
7 yr old: “Well! In fact, I…”
Me: “Growing a tail is not a goal.”
7: “Oh. Then I have no goals.”
Wil WheatonwilwMar 5, 2015, 3:15 am 
My cat is doing this new thing where she hides behind my monitor on my desk, and randomly scares the shit out of me by swiping at my hand.
SciencePornSciencePornMar 6, 2015, 1:42 am 
This will be the greatest Pi Day ever in the American history, spread the word!
The VergevergeMar 7, 2015, 6:51 am 
A ninja cat riding a fire-breathing unicorn is exactly why Microsoft is cool again http://theverge.com/e/7898644
JessedagraffmanMar 7, 2015, 10:33 pm 
Adam Rosko and I will be doing a short tribute to the legend himself before the show. I hope to see you. #LLAP

http://hollywoodtheatre.org/star-trek-2-wrath-of-khan/

ClassicPicsHistory_PicsMar 8, 2015, 12:01 am 
Dr. Seuss is credited with inventing the word “Nerd.”
Swiftsure Yacht RaceSwiftsureRaceMar 8, 2015, 12:39 am 
Velocity, racing up to Vic the Oregon Offshore crowd, then out to Cape Flattery and Back. Nice!
Dr. Sheldon CooperTheRealSheldonCFeb 28, 2015, 3:38 pm 
Google: Earth
Apple: Air
Amazon: Fire
Microsoft: Really needs to make something called water…
Bjorn Freeman-Bensonbjorn_fbMar 9, 2015, 2:43 am 
The Cost of Paying Attention: “The benefits of silence are huge.” – I couldn’t agree more. http://mobile.nytimes.com/2015/03/08/opinion/sunday/the-cost-of-paying-attention.html?referrer=&_r=0
Bjorn Freeman-Bensonbjorn_fbMar 11, 2015, 12:10 am 
Bjorn Freeman-Bensonbjorn_fbMar 11, 2015, 12:14 am 
Parable of the Polygons – a playable post on 2D light and dark http://ncase.me/polygons/
Bjorn Freeman-Bensonbjorn_fbMar 11, 2015, 10:32 pm 
“Yeah, but it’s more accurate than just to say “Legal” …” http://www.gocomics.com/nonsequitur/2015/03/11/
Conrad HackettconradhackettMar 12, 2015, 12:23 am 
Terry PratchettterryandrobMar 12, 2015, 3:06 pm 
AT LAST, SIR TERRY, WE MUST WALK TOGETHER.
Mitch EdgeworthmitchedgeworthMar 12, 2015, 9:34 pm 
This is the best photo ever taken of Terry Pratchett, and indeed one of the best photos ever taken of anybody
Bjorn Freeman-Bensonbjorn_fbMar 13, 2015, 3:27 pm 
Scott HanselmanshanselmanMar 13, 2015, 3:25 pm 
I was just humming a song on the way to work, but then I stopped because I was concerned Marvin Gaye’s family would think it familiar.
Bjorn Freeman-Bensonbjorn_fbMar 15, 2015, 9:08 pm 
One of my all-time favorite Doonesburys: “hold on, here’s another slip” http://www.gocomics.com/doonesbury/2015/03/05/
Bjorn Freeman-Bensonbjorn_fbMar 19, 2015, 2:35 pm 
Adding color to a Billy bookcase – IKEA Hackers http://po.st/oeO8JM
Bjorn Freeman-Bensonbjorn_fbMar 22, 2015, 5:50 pm 
Why We Should Design Some Things to Be Difficult to Use http://www.wired.com/2015/02/on-the-joy-of-mastery/
Bjorn Freeman-Bensonbjorn_fbMar 22, 2015, 6:04 pm 
Health And How To Lose Weight Once http://www.crossfitportland.com/health-and-how-to-lose-weight-once/ via @PDXcrossfit
Bjorn Freeman-Bensonbjorn_fbMar 22, 2015, 6:15 pm 
“and that’s when the world will finally appreciate the talent of sharks” http://funni.es/1CdS6ah
Bjorn Freeman-Bensonbjorn_fbMar 25, 2015, 12:12 am 
“Of all toys, the one that best prepared me for life was Fischer-Price Activity Center” http://basicinstructions.net/basic-instructions/2015/2/12/how-to-evaluate-your-formative-influences.html
Bjorn Freeman-Bensonbjorn_fbMar 25, 2015, 3:55 am 
Mars rover Opportunity completed its first Red Planet marathon with a finish time of roughly 11 years and two months. http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news.php?release=2015-097&rn=news.xml&rst=4521
Book RiotBookRiotMar 27, 2015, 1:00 am 
“If you don’t read, the flirting is over.” That’s right, t-shirt. That’s right. http://ow.ly/KPdAo
Bjorn Freeman-Bensonbjorn_fbMar 27, 2015, 7:00 pm 
Bjorn Freeman-Bensonbjorn_fbMar 29, 2015, 2:11 am 
How To Cope With Success: “Failure opens minds; success closes them.” https://leadershipfreak.wordpress.com/2015/03/28/solution-saturday-how-to-cope-with-success/
Gregorgr2mMar 13, 2015, 6:19 pm 
The quote, that will go down in history. @lrnrd in her talk about nothing:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D3e3V66TH2Y #concat15
Amazing Maps Amazing_MapsApr 3, 2015, 12:06 am 
What’s on the other side of the ocean?
SciencePorn SciencePornApr 4, 2015, 5:26 am 
Love this.
Mama SapphySapphykinzApr 4, 2015, 6:28 pm 
Dragons are often considered evil. This however isn’t always the case, it’s often a misunderstanding.
Like so!
Bjorn Freeman-Bensonbjorn_fbApr 5, 2015, 8:12 pm 
I regret ever buying the DroboFS. It has just never worked well = years of stress about backups. Unhappy.
plus one reply tweet 1 (included for completeness)

Fun Tweets

Bjorn Freeman-Bensonbjorn_fbJan 23, 2015, 12:30 pm 
Sediment around the Cargados Carajos Shoals : Image of the Day http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/IOTD/view.php?id=85135&src=iotdrss&src=share #NASA
Bjorn Freeman-Bensonbjorn_fbJan 24, 2015, 5:27 am 
Stephen Biesty’s Incredible Cross-Sections http://kottke.org/15/01/stephen-biestys-incredible-cross-sections
Bjorn Freeman-Bensonbjorn_fbJan 24, 2015, 4:05 pm 
I can tell you that as a pilot, this is very impressive: 7 jets landing in perfect formation http://sploid.gizmodo.com/watch-seven-jets-landing-in-perfect-formation-1679986714/+jesusdiaz
HeForSheHeforSheJan 24, 2015, 3:48 pm 
Take @EmWatson’s words to heart. Make the commitment & be the author of your #HeForShe story. http://bit.ly/1zERNFn
The VergevergeJan 25, 2015, 9:16 am 
The new Sonos logo design pulses like a speaker when scrolled http://theverge.com/e/7640818
SF Public LibrarySFPublicLibraryJan 25, 2015, 10:31 pm 
Why You Should Resolve To Use The Library Every Day In 2015 http://huff.to/1J7Rc0C via @HuffPostBooks
The New York TimesnytimesJan 25, 2015, 11:59 pm 
Kimchi can perk up just about anything http://nyti.ms/1ya13uE
John GreenjohngreenJan 21, 2015, 2:58 am 
Obama just said that the Earth is the only planet we’ve got, which is a WILLFUL DENIAL OF OUR COLONIZATION OF MARS BY A MINIVAN-SIZED ROVER.
Becca Laurie, PIimbeccableJan 27, 2015, 6:35 am 
oh my god we broke everything MT @engadget: Facebook, Instagram, Tinder, AIM, and Hipchat all appear to be offline.
Bjorn Freeman-Bensonbjorn_fbJan 28, 2015, 7:01 am 
America’s Most Beautiful Public Library by @rebeccaschinsky http://bookriot.com/2013/02/25/americas-most-beautiful-public-library/
Bjorn Freeman-Bensonbjorn_fbJan 28, 2015, 3:28 pm 
Creative Characters: the Faces Behind the Fonts: Carlos Fabián @MyFonts https://www.myfonts.com/newsletters/cc/201501.html
John D. CookJohnDCookJan 28, 2015, 3:26 pm 
Technology calls our bluff. If only I had …
A supercomputer? Check.
An enormous library? Check.
A way to reach to the world? Check.
Bjorn Freeman-Bensonbjorn_fbJan 29, 2015, 4:20 am 
Emma WatsonEmWatsonOct 30, 2014, 1:25 am 
Voodoo DoughnutVoodooDoughnutJan 29, 2015, 6:25 pm 
It’s Jelly Thursday at both PDX @VoodooDoughnut locations. Glazed raised filed with locally made Kelly’s Jelly!
Bjorn Freeman-Bensonbjorn_fbFeb 1, 2015, 6:33 am 
Most watched sports finals worldwide
Bjorn Freeman-Bensonbjorn_fbFeb 1, 2015, 6:23 pm 
Penn and Teller on Vaccinations http://youtu.be/RfdZTZQvuCo
Cory DoctorowdoctorowFeb 1, 2015, 2:05 pm 
Free “freedom clip” turns off K-Cup DRM http://boingboing.net/2015/02/01/free-freedom-clip-turns-of.html
Bjorn Freeman-Bensonbjorn_fbFeb 1, 2015, 9:40 pm 
Rare letter combinations and key chords http://www.johndcook.com/blog/2015/02/01/rare-bigrams/
Bjorn Freeman-Bensonbjorn_fbFeb 1, 2015, 9:41 pm 
Getting out of a bad place http://sivers.org/bad
Dan AmiraDanAmiraFeb 2, 2015, 12:31 am 
*a child’s first steps*
*a horse at dusk*
*an elderly couple slow dances*
*a soldier salutes*

“Oreos”

*fade to black*

Bjorn Freeman-Bensonbjorn_fbFeb 5, 2015, 7:24 am 
Hillary ClintonHillaryClintonFeb 3, 2015, 3:45 am 
The science is clear: The earth is round, the sky is blue, and #vaccineswork. Let’s protect all our kids. #GrandmothersKnowBest
Bjorn Freeman-Bensonbjorn_fbFeb 7, 2015, 5:49 pm 
Most ski trail maps look kinda the same, because of a single individual: James Niehues. http://kottke.org/15/02/beautiful-hand-painted-ski-trail-maps
TweetSmarterTweetSmarterFeb 7, 2015, 7:26 pm 
Clever: Radio Shack after closing: http://imgur.com/gallery/iG5Hj7g
Jeffrey FlierjflierFeb 8, 2015, 12:40 am 
RT @nathanrice: How to piss off an anti-vaxer.
Oddly SatisfyingLearnSomethlngFeb 6, 2015, 1:19 am 
Obeying the laws of gravity very well.
Bjorn Freeman-Bensonbjorn_fbFeb 9, 2015, 6:53 am 
“LiquidThreads is like the Duke Nukem Forever of wiki software.” – ouch, but too true http://wikipediocracy.com/2015/02/08/the-dream-that-died-erik-moller-and-the-wmfs-decade-long-struggle-for-the-perfect-discussion-system/
Maria PopovabrainpickerFeb 10, 2015, 3:32 am 
If there is a secret to great parenting, it is this: attentive presence rather than praise http://buff.ly/1CNNqsU
John ScalziscalziFeb 20, 2015, 2:32 am 
So, @borderlands_sf is looking for 300 folks to be sponsors at $100 a pop to stay open this year. I’m in. You? http://borderlands-books.blogspot.com/2015/02/an-opportunity-for-borderlands-to-stay.html
Bjorn Freeman-Bensonbjorn_fbFeb 13, 2015, 7:20 am 
Dave ShumkadaveshumkaFeb 13, 2015, 6:07 am 
When a restaurant has milkshakes on the dessert menu instead of the drink menu, I wonder what freedom is even worth.
Carlos A. TovarcarlostovarwsjFeb 11, 2015, 10:43 pm 
Infectious diseases by U.S. states before and after vaccines were introduced http://graphics.wsj.com/infectious-diseases-and-vaccines/ via @tynandebold
Alaska AirlinesAlaskaAirFeb 13, 2015, 2:00 am 
There’s Alaska and then there’s everyone else. #seattlesairline
Travis OkulskitokulskiFeb 2, 2015, 2:07 pm 
The Nissan GT-R LM Nismo will either be a huge success or a colossal failure and it has my unconditional love and approval either way.
The VergevergeFeb 15, 2015, 4:43 am 
NASA has revealed the official poster for Expedition 45 and it is a masterpiece http://theverge.com/e/7794900
Bjorn Freeman-Bensonbjorn_fbFeb 15, 2015, 6:58 pm 
I just backed Star Trek Continues 2015 on @Kickstarter http://kck.st/15jlqPc
Jeff GauvinJeffersonObamaFeb 16, 2015, 2:04 am 
The only 2 Presidents to reduce the deficit in last 40 years #ILoveObama
Hank GreenhankgreenFeb 17, 2015, 1:22 am 
Nerdfighter Convention? In Belgium?! I wish I could go! https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/encon-the-european-nerdfighter-convention It will only happen with enough support!
Bjorn Freeman-Bensonbjorn_fbFeb 17, 2015, 3:35 am 
Bjorn Freeman-Bensonbjorn_fbFeb 17, 2015, 3:55 am 
Traffic Waves: “beyond 40 vehicles per mile, the flow becomes unstable and stop-and-go waves appear” http://www.futilitycloset.com/2015/02/13/traffic-waves/
Amy RolphamyrolphFeb 17, 2015, 5:41 am 
How we fall in love with books. A lovely illustrated story, via @brainpicker http://www.brainpickings.org/2014/11/12/the-jacket-kirsten-hall-dasha-tolstikova/
Bjorn Freeman-Bensonbjorn_fbFeb 18, 2015, 3:32 am 
Not quite the reaction they were expecting… (Woman defending daughter at school) http://notalwayslearning.com/was-bra-ced-for-a-different-reaction/36792
Max RoserMaxCRoserFeb 17, 2015, 6:32 pm 
Scott HanselmanshanselmanFeb 20, 2015, 5:26 am 
Microsoft Is The New Google, Google Is The Old Microsoft http://www.forbes.com/sites/gordonkelly/2015/02/18/microsoft-google-swap/
banksythereaIbanksyFeb 21, 2015, 1:40 am 
Remember this.
Bjorn Freeman-Bensonbjorn_fbFeb 21, 2015, 2:31 am 
Very interesting: Top 1% earners versus bottom 90% http://flowingdata.com/2015/02/20/top-1-earners-versus-bottom-90/
Stephen Turnergenetics_blogFeb 20, 2015, 12:17 pm 
In defense of Fahrenheit
News from ScienceNewsfromScienceFeb 21, 2015, 11:15 am 
Here are the best—and worst—places to drive your electric car http://news.sciencemag.org/climate/2015/02/best-and-worst-places-drive-your-electric-car
Portland MercuryportlandmercuryFeb 21, 2015, 8:00 pm 
God bless Portland’s Americana, All-Way has the burgers and red pleather booths of dreams. http://merc.io/1BrlsTn
The VergevergeFeb 23, 2015, 2:29 am 
Watch the live performance of Everything Is Awesome at the #Oscars http://theverge.com/e/7852538
Bjorn Freeman-Bensonbjorn_fbFeb 23, 2015, 4:39 pm 
On @medullan’s contact form, you see the actual person you are emailing. http://littlebigdetails.com/post/111862592839/medullan-when-selecting-an-inquiry-type-on-their

Fun Tweets

David BrinDavidBrinNov 29, 2014, 12:10 am 
Lessons from Science Fiction: How NOT to Build a Future Society http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20141127-nine-future-societies-to-avoid
Phil EdwardsLive_for_FilmsNov 28, 2014, 10:34 pm 
Sith Army Knife! #StarWarsEpisodeVII
Bjorn Freeman-Bensonbjorn_fbNov 29, 2014, 9:56 pm 
The “Potsdam Gravity Potato” Shows Variations in Earth’s Gravity http://www.universetoday.com/116801/the-potsdam-gravity-potato-shows-earths-gravity-variations/
Matthew Hankinsmc_hankinsNov 29, 2014, 9:47 pm 
‘Could you fax over a copy?’

‘No, I can’t fax because of where I live’

‘Where do you live?’

‘The 21st century’

chris mittonchrismitton1Nov 30, 2014, 7:09 am 
The sentence “Are you as bored as I am?” can be read backwards and still makes sense.
Bjorn Freeman-Bensonbjorn_fbDec 1, 2014, 6:09 am 
Tom Rinaldi tells the remarkable story of Kayla Montgomery: just amazing http://youtu.be/PdLEmE138xA
Mark RichtermarkdrichterDec 4, 2014, 12:23 pm 
#Orion launch countdown halted by software! “Known race condition with _S parameters.” Convening an “anomaly team”. Love the process.
Volvo Ocean RacevolvooceanraceDec 4, 2014, 10:57 pm 
Charging through the Ocean at high speed and in total darkness, nothingness around. Sailing is supreme. Then…BANG
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1gmnWEZCEiw
Brian ThompsonbriansailingDec 4, 2014, 10:32 pm 
This was one terrible night for the Vestas crew as they plough into a reef. Well done for keeping the crew safe…https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z94wnPQUirY&feature=youtube_gdata_player
Bjorn Freeman-Bensonbjorn_fbDec 5, 2014, 5:15 pm 
Does the Northwest have the most unpredictable weather in the nation?A: No, actually it’s very predictable http://cliffmass.blogspot.com/2014/12/does-northwest-have-most-unpredictable.html
Bjorn Freeman-Bensonbjorn_fbDec 5, 2014, 6:26 pm 
Bjorn Freeman-Bensonbjorn_fbDec 5, 2014, 10:13 pm 
the adventures of non-judgmental ninja http://wilwheaton.net/2014/12/the-adventures-of-non-judgmental-ninja/ via @wilw
banksythereaIbanksyDec 5, 2014, 5:37 pm 
Life is too short to wake up with regrets. So love the people who treat you right and forget about the ones who don’t.
Bjorn Freeman-Bensonbjorn_fbDec 6, 2014, 5:03 am 
Fantastic Holiday Celebration concert by @pdxgmc – their Jingle Bells has to be the highlight of the show
Bjorn Freeman-Bensonbjorn_fbDec 6, 2014, 6:50 am 
Even better was “I Have A Little Dreydel” – the Portland Gay Men’s Chorus’ Holiday Celebration concert is a must see. @pdxgmc
Bjorn Freeman-Bensonbjorn_fbDec 6, 2014, 4:27 pm 
Brilliant MapsBrilliantMapsDec 6, 2014, 5:30 pm 
Map of Toronto’s population in 1914 http://i.imgur.com/YxjTyG7.jpg
Cliff PickoverpickoverDec 8, 2014, 3:02 am 
Science vs Engineering. http://bit.ly/1jrAmRA
Ken Bauerken_bauerDec 8, 2014, 5:54 am 
Bjorn Freeman-Bensonbjorn_fbDec 8, 2014, 6:25 am 
Recruiter from @amazon tries to convince me that Sr Mgr at Amazon is same as SVP at New Relic. Um, I didn’t fall off a turnip truck…
Bjorn Freeman-Bensonbjorn_fbDec 10, 2014, 5:35 pm 
I love the @Delta pre-flight safety videos with all their humorous easter eggs/skits. Thanks for making my flight start with a smile!
Bjorn Freeman-Bensonbjorn_fbDec 10, 2014, 11:04 pm 
@jayztemplier In Portland we don’t measure time the normal way, we measure it by inches of rain – so how many inches of rain has it been? :)
Bjorn Freeman-Bensonbjorn_fbDec 11, 2014, 12:14 pm 
The New York TimesnytimesDec 12, 2014, 12:12 am 
If you want a truly great, hot, crisp doughnut, you have to make it yourself http://nyti.ms/1BgL1TA
Bjorn Freeman-Bensonbjorn_fbDec 12, 2014, 4:44 pm 
Automation is making pilots’ thinking skills deteriorate, but don’t blame laziness. http://www.slate.com/articles/technology/future_tense/2014/12/automation… via @slate
Jorge ChamphdcomicsDec 13, 2014, 12:52 am 
Fixed.
Bjorn Freeman-Bensonbjorn_fbDec 13, 2014, 2:57 pm 
Grumpy Programmer, the cartoon: “people assume the technology they use has always been there” http://www.thegrumpyprogrammer.com/2014/12/ive-never-been-cartoon-before.html
Guillermo IguaranguilleiguaranDec 11, 2014, 7:53 am 
The Pirate bay is now using a .cr (Costa Rica) domain. They’re technically The Pirates of the Caribbean now.
Bjorn Freeman-Bensonbjorn_fbDec 14, 2014, 5:30 am 
The New York TimesnytimesDec 14, 2014, 5:28 am 
British Columbia’s Powder Highway http://nyti.ms/1sr54JK
Fash KetchumDuncanVBDec 13, 2014, 12:49 pm 
Look at this picture and tell me Brian Eno isn’t being controlled telepathically by a malevolent cat (via @fox_SJW)
FAT AMYRelatableQuoteDec 16, 2014, 2:39 am 
THIS IS AMAZING
Bryan O’Sullivanbos31337Dec 16, 2014, 8:11 am 
Great news, academics! We have data: your onerous program committee slog can be replaced by a biased coin toss. http://mrtzh.github.io/2014/12/15/the-nips-experiment.html
Bjorn Freeman-Bensonbjorn_fbDec 18, 2014, 11:58 pm 
Took a taxi because I can’t stand @uber’s behavior. Ugh. I sure paid a price in UX for my ethics.
Bjorn Freeman-Bensonbjorn_fbDec 19, 2014, 1:33 am 
Video: Gentle Giants in Formation (5 Airbus A350s) http://flyingm.ag/XuWCVz via @FlyingMagazine
Amazing Maps Amazing_MapsDec 20, 2014, 11:40 pm 
Map showing the elevation of the United States
Life AdviceozlifeadviceDec 21, 2014, 5:51 pm 
Your mood should never dictate your manners. It doesn’t matter how angry, upset, or sad you are. Always be respectful & polite to others.
Brilliant MapsBrilliantMapsDec 21, 2014, 5:41 pm 
Since today is the 1st day of winter – How much snow it typically takes to cancel school in the U.S.
Bjorn Freeman-Bensonbjorn_fbDec 21, 2014, 6:41 pm 
“part of the Land Rover’s charm has always been its stubborn defiance of user-friendliness and customer comfort” http://www.economist.com/news/21631809-end-line-lovable-boneshaker-land-rover-defender-rip?fsrc=scn/tw/eoy14/wi15/landroverdefenderrip
The VergevergeDec 21, 2014, 6:32 pm 
Saturday Night Live did a pitch-perfect spoof of Serial last night http://theverge.com/e/7194770
Ellie GibbonsEllieJGibbonsDec 22, 2014, 5:03 pm 
Best Christmassy fact I’ve learnt this year – via @Phoebe_A_Morgan
Jeffrey ZeldmanzeldmanDec 27, 2014, 8:18 pm 
Pee-wee HermanpeeweehermanDec 27, 2014, 5:09 pm 
SERGIO ODEITH’S OPTICAL ILLUSION STREET ART! http://peewee.com/2014/12/27/sergio-odeiths-optical-illusion-street-art/
The VergevergeDec 29, 2014, 7:46 am 
Here’s why so many airports have rocking chairs: http://theverge.com/e/7198250
Bjorn Freeman-Bensonbjorn_fbDec 27, 2014, 6:17 pm 
Colleges Reinvent Classes to Keep More Students in Science – http://NYTimes.com http://www.nytimes.com/2014/12/27/us/college-science-classes…
Bjorn Freeman-Bensonbjorn_fbDec 30, 2014, 5:53 pm 
Tvísöngur, a Icelandic sculpture that mixes concrete, nature, and sound. http://www.atlasobscura.com/places/tvisongur
Perspective PicturesPerspective_picDec 29, 2014, 9:05 pm 
A size comparison between the titanic and a modern cruise ship
Bjorn Freeman-Bensonbjorn_fbDec 31, 2014, 4:53 pm 
Was served an advert by @dewars for @wavesforwater – so compelling it’s the first ad I’ve watched 100% of; thanks https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6sKMQ7ixCfE
Multnomah County LibMultCoLibJan 4, 2015, 7:40 pm 
Amazon Offers All-You-Can-Eat Books. Authors Turn Up Noses. http://ow.ly/GKD5E We’re always All-You-Can-Eat: http://ow.ly/GKD5F
Bjorn Freeman-Bensonbjorn_fbJan 9, 2015, 2:31 am 
New York’s Hidden Tropical Forest: A miniature rainforest is growing inside midtown office http://www.atlasobscura.com/places/new-york-s-hidden-tropical-forest
Bjorn Freeman-Bensonbjorn_fbJan 12, 2015, 4:49 am 
Doughnut Ice Cream Sandwich
zach whalenzachwhalenJan 16, 2015, 2:55 am 
Some brilliant conceptual haiku in this month’s Highlights magazine. By Nathan, age 9, #botALLY.
literally misandréindirectJan 12, 2015, 3:53 am 
In 1970, 5% of musicians in orchestras were women. Today 40% are women. It wasn’t “the pipeline”. http://www.fastcompany.com/3037359/strong-female-lead/how-unconscious-bias-affects-everything-you-do
NewsweekNewsweekJan 17, 2015, 6:36 pm 
2014: A hotter year on earth has never been recorded. http://bit.ly/1BD6p7B
Verizon Wireless USAVerizonWirelessJan 17, 2015, 1:14 am 
Everyone has their pick for #WhosGonnaWin SB XLIX—see how we visualize all the data on our constantly evolving map. https://cards.twitter.com/cards/znndt/avb6
Bjorn Freeman-Bensonbjorn_fbJan 18, 2015, 3:47 am 
Why are we short-sighted? http://flip.it/ws7Vd
The New York TimesnytimesJan 18, 2015, 2:43 am 
Bats live a seriously long time for creatures of their small size http://nyti.ms/1udtiIh
Dave ForgactylerdaveJan 18, 2015, 8:59 pm 
My new Ohio license plate. You either GET it or you don’t. (http://ift.tt/14Tr2zg)
Bjorn Freeman-Bensonbjorn_fbJan 19, 2015, 2:00 am 
Population density map for Africa
banksythereaIbanksyJan 18, 2015, 10:12 pm 
amazing

Fun Tweets

You had one job_youhadonejobNov 26, 2014, 1:36 am 
After seeing the new Jurassic World trailer let’s just hope Phil isn’t the supervisor this time.
rick waldronrwaldronNov 21, 2014, 2:00 am 
Skipper Designs a Programming Language #feministhackerbarbie
Darth VaderDepressedDarthNov 22, 2014, 4:24 am 
Meanwhile in Buffalo
Ashley EcksteinHerUniverseNov 23, 2014, 6:41 pm 
An R2-D2 Vespa? Yes, please! #r2d2 #vespa #starwars
InfoSec Taylor SwiftSwiftOnSecurityNov 26, 2014, 1:06 am 
PawSense(TM)
catproof your computer
http://bitboost.com/pawsense/index.html
Barton SwaimbartonswaimNov 26, 2014, 1:26 am 
My wife, reading web article: “This is jarbage.”
Jarbage?
“Combination of jargon and garbage. I just made that up.”
Bjorn Freeman-Bensonbjorn_fbNov 27, 2014, 5:23 am 
The shepherd’s trick; a “lunatic” but effective move saves a young girl from drowning http://kottke.org/14/11/the-shepherds-trick
Koop KooperCocktailnationNov 27, 2014, 12:50 am 
I Drove The Earliest Ancestor Of The VW Beetle And It Was Great http://klou.tt/18grgbxaz81fl
David GoldenbergdgoldenbergNov 26, 2014, 10:43 pm 
Richard Scarry’s Busy Town jobs for the 21st century: http://bit.ly/1vPapRG
Bjorn Freeman-Bensonbjorn_fbNov 27, 2014, 12:57 am 
Richard Scarry’s Busy Town circa 2014, featuring a rage pundit and lowly immigrant http://kottke.org/14/11/richard-scarrys-busy-town-in-the-21st-century
Bjorn Freeman-Bensonbjorn_fbNov 27, 2014, 10:40 pm 
Here’s the turkey dinner for today /from Vintage Science Fiction https://flipboard.com/section/vintage-science-fiction-bNXidG
Amy RolphamyrolphNov 28, 2014, 12:38 am 
Thanksgiving cooking: Those who can, do. Those who can’t make boozy cocktails so the cooks aren’t… http://instagram.com/p/v7G7MqqxGe/
John McCormackLAevolvingNov 27, 2014, 6:44 pm 
The Wild Turkey gets all the glory on #Thanksgiving, but check out the Ocellated Turkey
500px500pxNov 27, 2014, 2:01 pm 
The Dark Stronghold by Kilian Schönberger: http://goo.gl/JCVuwc

Fun Tweets

Bjorn Freeman-Bensonbjorn_fbNov 12, 2014, 7:58 am 
Bruce Campbell will be reprising his role as Ash. 10 episodes of ASH VS. EVIL DEAD are coming to Starz in 2015!
Christopher BeckeBeckePhysicsNov 12, 2014, 3:57 pm 
@RAGreeneCNN here’s my comparison of #67P to #StarTrek More at http://is.gd/TaYe6d
Jennifer OuelletteJenLucPiquantNov 14, 2014, 12:30 am 
Firefly Clue and Serenity Yahtzee Are Real Things, Take My Money http://www.themarysue.com/firefly-clue-serenity-yahtzee/
Bjorn Freeman-Bensonbjorn_fbNov 14, 2014, 3:16 am 
An excellent graphic about rain vs freezing rain vs ice pellets vs snow http://www.oregonlive.com/weather/index.ssf/2014/11/portlands_no-show_snow_show_3.html
Bjorn Freeman-Bensonbjorn_fbNov 15, 2014, 10:03 pm 
WIREDWIREDNov 15, 2014, 6:22 pm 
Amazing photos taken from the surface of a comet http://wrd.cm/1zpQmXZ
Conrad HackettconradhackettNov 16, 2014, 2:50 am 
US: In new homes, people have as much individual space as an entire 1950s family shared

http://www.treehugger.com/economics/houses-keep-getting-bigger-number-watch-area-person-it.html

Bjorn Freeman-Bensonbjorn_fbNov 16, 2014, 2:30 pm 
“We are a strange species, at once risk-averse and thrill-seeking, terrified of failure but eager for new adventure.” http://nyti.ms/1pQlu2I
Pics with a StoryPicswithastoryNov 14, 2014, 9:29 pm 
7 unbelievable Notepad Sketches Look Like 3D Drawings Popping Off The Page

See here: http://bit.ly/1xvz0bV

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Universe TodayuniversetodayNov 16, 2014, 2:37 pm 
Bjorn Freeman-Bensonbjorn_fbNov 17, 2014, 8:22 am 
Calvin’s strategy for phone calls is even better than my strategy of never answering the phone http://www.gocomics.com/calvinandhobbes/2014/11/17
Bjorn Freeman-Bensonbjorn_fbNov 18, 2014, 7:11 am 
West Slope Community Library attracts more than 100 people on International Games Day http://s.oregonlive.com/GRpANdk via @oregonian
Bjorn Freeman-Bensonbjorn_fbNov 18, 2014, 10:43 pm 
Yay for The @SeattleCinerama: Microsoft Billionaire Reboots Seattle Movie Temple http://nyti.ms/1uArlta

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John ScalziscalziNov 5, 2014, 12:56 am 
Also, I think it’s time for Alien! the Broadway musical. With the smash hit single “There’s Something Inside I Just Gotta Get Out.”
Bjorn Freeman-Bensonbjorn_fbNov 6, 2014, 6:25 am 
My inspiring friend Sam Day swims in Puget Sound carrying bricks. Read about why http://www.samday.com/SwimPaintings.html
Bjorn Freeman-Bensonbjorn_fbNov 6, 2014, 4:01 pm 
Betterment – The signup form excitedly calculates how many days until your birthday @littlebigdetail http://littlebigdetails.com/post/101928036660/betterment-the-signup-form-excitedly-calculates
Holly Cumminsholly_cumminsNov 6, 2014, 2:52 pm 
L1 cache is a beer in hand, L3 is fridge, main memory is walking to the store, disk access is flying to another country for beer. @net0pyr
John ScalziscalziNov 7, 2014, 2:21 pm 
Whoa. RT @Iearnsomething: This is what an osprey looks like when in a dive.
Mathew PreziottepreziotteNov 8, 2014, 10:44 pm 
oh yeah I work at @newrelic now! and I didn’t even have to murder anyone. @JadeRubick
Brilliant MapsBrilliantMapsNov 9, 2014, 9:30 am 
Lichtgrenze. 8,000 illuminated balloons to recreate the Berlin Wall. learn more http://bit.ly/1xf3gYb

Fun Tweets

Danica McKellardanicamckellarOct 31, 2014, 2:56 pm 
Wow! #Arizona man is Michelangelo of pumpkin carving http://ow.ly/DB1LQ
/via @azcentral & @heykim #Halloween
Wil WheatonwilwNov 1, 2014, 1:22 am 
“Fuck it, let’s directly market to the stoners, and quit pretending anyone else eats here on purpose.”- Jack In The Box.
Bjorn Freeman-Bensonbjorn_fbNov 1, 2014, 3:55 am 
My brother-in-law is making fresh donuts on the curb for trick-or-treaters. He’s a neighborhood destination.
Animal MashupsAnimalMashupsOct 25, 2014, 8:05 pm 
Tiger Turtle
Bjorn Freeman-Bensonbjorn_fbNov 3, 2014, 5:59 pm 
Hand drawn decorative typography from Labsquad http://wp.me/pbZYn-rP
Haley MlotekhaleymlotekOct 30, 2014, 5:56 pm 
“What’s the secret to the Internet?” the woman at the coffee shop asked. I almost answered honestly before I realized she meant the wi-fi.
PDX MagazinePDX_MagazineNov 4, 2014, 2:34 am 
There’s still time to buy your tix for @federalePDX, @ImmigrantUnion & Brush Prairie @MississippiStud — INFO: [http://bit.ly/1zeKMdM] #pdx
The New York TimesnytimesNov 4, 2014, 3:30 am 
It was the best date she never had http://nyti.ms/1tUlspV
ComingSoon.netcomingsoonnetNov 4, 2014, 2:02 am 
The first trailer for the @DespicableMe spinoff film, #Minions, is here! http://bit.ly/1wsWlLR