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#1301:There's still a fundamental weakness in the housing market: In the post-internet world, no one needs much housing. It's mainly vanity.
— Wed Aug 26 2009 18:17 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1302:Listen, as you go through airport security, don't talk about the bomb. Don't even spell it out: B-O-M-B. They won't understand your humor.
— Wed Aug 26 2009 18:23 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1303:Stopping for fast food in Duluth, Glenn feels like he is totally living in the movie "Fargo" -- Don't ya know!
— Wed Aug 26 2009 19:08 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1304:Photo Tip #1: CROP. Cut out extraneous data along edges of photo, either in-camera or in post-production.
— Wed Aug 26 2009 20:57 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1305:Photo Tip #1: SEPARATION OF ELEMENTS. Each person or other subject should be distinct from its surroundings. Move to make that happen!
— Wed Aug 26 2009 21:00 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1306:Photo Tip #2: SEPARATION OF ELEMENTS. Each person or other subject should be distinct from its surroundings. Move to make that happen!
— Wed Aug 26 2009 21:01 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1307:Photo Tip #3: SINGLE FOCUS POINT. Each photo should have only ONE center of attention, no more. If two things are competing, cut one out.
— Wed Aug 26 2009 21:04 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1308:Photo Tip #4; COMPRESSION. Select a viewpoint that compresses the scene into a tight area. E.g. A whole mile-long train seen from the front.
— Wed Aug 26 2009 21:08 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1309:Photo Tip #5: ILLUSION OF DEPTH. Always put something in the foreground and something in the background.
— Wed Aug 26 2009 21:11 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1310:Photo Tip #6: HUMANIZATION. Every photo needs a human or human-like character to give the scene perspective.
— Wed Aug 26 2009 21:13 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1311:Photo Tip #7: HIGH CONTRAST. Search for bright colors and high contrast between colors. Avoid dull grays.
— Wed Aug 26 2009 21:15 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1312:Photo Tip #8: IRONY. Seek the outrageous and that which is unexpected for the situation.
— Wed Aug 26 2009 21:18 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1313:Photo Tip #9: FIND HIDDEN MESSAGES. Look for messages in the juxtaposition of objects. Change your viewpoint to bring these items together.
— Wed Aug 26 2009 21:21 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1314:Photo Tip #10: TAKE A LOT OF FRAMES. Shoot first, ask questions later. In the digital age, it's all free, so why not?
— Wed Aug 26 2009 21:22 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1315:Photo Tip #11: REMOVE DISTRACTIONS. Frame or crop to exclude distracting objects, or Photoshop them out.
— Wed Aug 26 2009 21:25 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1316:Photo Tip #12: SUN BEHIND YOU. Whenever possible, stand with the sun behind you for best light.
— Wed Aug 26 2009 22:05 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1317:When the Edmund Fitzgerald set sail, the crew could never have imagined their journey would result in one of the longest songs on Earth.
— Wed Aug 26 2009 23:05 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1318:The carbonation in soft drinks, like other marketing ploys, gives the illusion of substance to an otherwise vapid product.
— Wed Aug 26 2009 23:54 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1319:In a desperately needy world like ours, you don't want to create new responsibilities where none previously existed.
— Thu Aug 27 2009 00:31 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1320:Who's the most incompetent boss ever? Who's the guy who has hired the worst employees and screwed up the most projects? The voter!
— Thu Aug 27 2009 05:12 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1321:It's a tragedy that we all have to die, but you still have a little time left, so you need to get cracking!
— Thu Aug 27 2009 08:45 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1322:The notion of "slowing down" in your final years is absurb. You should be "speeding up" since there are so many things left to do.
— Thu Aug 27 2009 08:47 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1323:Since your time on Earth is running out, you need to be working more efficiently than you have ever done before.
— Thu Aug 27 2009 08:51 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1324:The only time you can afford to rest on your laurels is in the grave.
— Thu Aug 27 2009 08:53 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1325:My worst personal crisis turned out to be the best thing that ever happened to me. It freed me to live again.
— Thu Aug 27 2009 08:56 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1326:No one is asking, "Why couldn't Michael Jackson sleep?" There were existential reasons. He was caught in his own emotional conundrums.
— Thu Aug 27 2009 09:15 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1327:"Anal retentive" - Freud was wrong about a lot of things, but this term alone is worth the price of admission.
— Thu Aug 27 2009 13:40 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1328:An "anal retentive" is an inflexible hard-ass who is so ungiving to world that he can't even surrender his own shits. Lovely imagery!
— Thu Aug 27 2009 13:42 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1329:Freud was wrong about childhood sexuality. Kids have little interest in sex prior to puberty (unless sexually abused).
— Thu Aug 27 2009 13:47 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1330:Consumer absurdity: "sea salt" - You can't tell me this is any better than table salt. Same taste. Just an excuse to charge more.
— Thu Aug 27 2009 14:18 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1331:From Florida to the Arctic Circle, summers are pretty much the same. Summer just gets shorter the further north you go.
— Thu Aug 27 2009 14:42 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1332:It may seem lonely being single, but the discomfort pales compared to being attached to someone you are out of sync with.
— Thu Aug 27 2009 14:45 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1333:My new photo album from Duluth, Minnesota: http://bit.ly/yhIpF
— Thu Aug 27 2009 16:53 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1334:Glenn has released a new Homeless by Choice blog entry: http://bit.ly/THEPo - "Free Luggage Storage at the Airport"
— Thu Aug 27 2009 18:49 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1335:"Insight" is when you finally understand the real reasons for your own actions. No one can give it to you; you have to find it yourself.
— Thu Aug 27 2009 23:35 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1336:The best time to rest on your laurels is in the grave. Until then, keep moving!
— Thu Aug 27 2009 23:49 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1337:Interesting article from @Slate: "Is Depression Useful?" http://bit.ly/LMpyZ - Sure! Obvious isn't it?
— Fri Aug 28 2009 00:30 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1338:While Bush will be remembered for an absurd war, Obama will be remembered for eye-popping deficits.
— Fri Aug 28 2009 11:33 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1339:Why do we have to say, "God Bless America" -- or God Bless anything? Doesn't He know what to do without our advice?
— Fri Aug 28 2009 12:24 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1340:"Cultural relativism": What is offensive to one culture may be normal to another. Right and wrong can be judged only by long-term effects.
— Fri Aug 28 2009 15:40 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1341:Trees are the result of an arms race among plants, growing ever higher to catch the sun blocked by others.
— Fri Aug 28 2009 21:34 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1342:There are some who choose to run whatever race is presented to them, and there are others who digress and find easier paths.
— Fri Aug 28 2009 21:45 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1343:The biggest mistakes of nations and individuals are when they see a "trend" in recent events and assume this trend will always continue.
— Fri Aug 28 2009 22:27 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1344:People who are already trapped usually want you to join their prison because it helps justify their own past decisions.
— Fri Aug 28 2009 23:25 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1345:The biggest mistakes of nations and individuals are when they see a "trend" in recent events and assume this pattern will always continue.
— Fri Aug 28 2009 23:26 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1346:From Florida to the Arctic Circle, summers are pretty much the same. They just gets shorter the further north you go.
— Fri Aug 28 2009 23:34 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1347:From Florida to the Arctic Circle, summers look pretty much the same. They just get shorter the further north you go.
— Sat Aug 29 2009 01:05 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1348:Photo Tip #13: ILLUSION OF MOTION. Every photo should be "going someplace" with its main character engaged in an action.
— Sat Aug 29 2009 01:20 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1349:Selling luxury products to people who cannot afford them is like selling them heroin. There is no honor in helping people make bad choices.
— Sat Aug 29 2009 10:28 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1350:An old "TV Nation" segment was about selling Avon products in the Amazon, to people who could barely afford to eat. That's luxury marketing!
— Sat Aug 29 2009 10:35 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1351:When people buy a luxury product they think they are getting some magical benefit from it that in fact doesn't exist.
— Sat Aug 29 2009 10:40 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1352:You don't have to "lie" to be dishonest in selling. You can foster delusions through deceptive imagery or fail to dispell them.
— Sat Aug 29 2009 10:44 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1353:Selling people things they don't need will eat you up over time. It will make you money but steal your soul.
— Sat Aug 29 2009 10:47 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1354:There will always be people making bad choices. You free yourself of responsibility by not facilitating them.
— Sat Aug 29 2009 10:56 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1355:You place yourself in moral jeopardy when your livelihood depends on selling people things that aren't good for them.
— Sat Aug 29 2009 11:35 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1356:"Transaction morality" (my term) - the analysis of ones moral responsibility in terms of transactions with the outside world.
— Sat Aug 29 2009 12:15 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1357:"Transactional morality" (my term) - the analysis of ones moral responsibility in terms of transactions with the outside world.
— Sat Aug 29 2009 17:52 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1358:Essentials of Life: 1) food, 2) safe place to sleep, 3) computer w internet, 4) place to work w A/C power, 5) medical plan.
— Sat Aug 29 2009 22:35 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1359:A fine point of hygiene: You can't catch a disease from your own feces or bodily fluids, so don't act so appalled by them.
— Sat Aug 29 2009 22:46 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1360:There's a way to deal with food you already have but know you shouldn't be eating: Throw it away! Preferably where you can't get it back.
— Sat Aug 29 2009 22:54 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1361:Let's get our priorities straight: The human body is only the physical avatar of ones online personality.
— Sat Aug 29 2009 23:35 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1362:You are never going to know your own limits until you are pushed up against them.
— Sun Aug 30 2009 02:03 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1363:It is illegal to talk on a cellphone while driving in New York, but what about running a game show while drivng? That's Cash Cab!
— Sun Aug 30 2009 10:27 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1364:All passions are fleeting. That is what's so scary about them.
— Sun Aug 30 2009 10:50 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1365:It's easy to confuse passion and addiction.
— Sun Aug 30 2009 10:56 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1366:Addiction is when you repeat the same activity without much pleasure only because not doing it is so painful.
— Sun Aug 30 2009 11:00 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1367:A sad fact about rural life: The brightest young people move to the city, leaving behind the dumbest. Then those suckers breed!
— Sun Aug 30 2009 14:51 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1368:"These internet scams must make it difficult for legitimate Nigerian officials to share huge sums of money with strangers." RT @BadBanana
— Sun Aug 30 2009 18:30 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1369:To gain the magical properties of the luxury product, one has to consume or possess it in some way.
— Sun Aug 30 2009 21:04 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1370:"Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it." - Helen Keller
— Sun Aug 30 2009 21:45 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1371:In shamanism, one supposedly gains magical powers by consuming certain sacred symbols or substances -- like luxury products today!
— Sun Aug 30 2009 21:48 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1372:A bad marriage can limp along for years, as long as there are resources to support it. The crisis happens when the resources run out.
— Sun Aug 30 2009 23:43 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1373:"College isn't the place to go for ideas." - Helen Keller
— Mon Aug 31 2009 02:09 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1374:Looking back on our own romantic obsessions, we are bound to exclaim, "I can't believe I fell for that!"
— Mon Aug 31 2009 11:03 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1375:One of the biggest puzzles of life is trying to figure out the family we grew up in and how it really works.
— Mon Aug 31 2009 11:09 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1376:It can be nice to visit a museum but an enormous pain to live in one, even if you constructed it yourself.
— Mon Aug 31 2009 16:28 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1377:The model for the novel "1984" must have been the Department of Motor Vehicles. It's bad enough to have to go there; imagine working there!
— Mon Aug 31 2009 17:21 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1378:It is not your place to expose the lies or delusions of others, only to enforce your own boundaries based on what you know to be true.
— Tue Sep 01 2009 01:18 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1379:The existence or nonexistence of extraterrestrial life is irrelevant to our life on Earth.
— Tue Sep 01 2009 01:20 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1380:You may think the necessities of life are "food, shelter and clothing" but the latter two are only required in cold climates.
— Tue Sep 01 2009 03:16 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1381:"The capacity of women across cultures to dissolve relationships that aren't working has been much underestimated.” NYT: http://bit.ly/cfj7H
— Tue Sep 01 2009 10:18 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1382:A fundamental human conflict is separating appearance from operational quality -- what looks nice from what really works.
— Tue Sep 01 2009 13:57 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1383:"Glenn is thinking of becoming an Anarchist but doesn't know how to go about it...." Facebook Status: http://bit.ly/JQe9f
— Wed Sep 02 2009 02:27 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1384:The nature of New York is that everything is decrepit, corroded, overcrowded and smells slightly of pee, but it all basically works.
— Wed Sep 02 2009 16:00 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1385:"We are more different genetically from people living 5000 years ago than they were from Neanderthals." Daily Galaxy: http://bit.ly/iN20z
— Wed Sep 02 2009 21:05 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1386:Anarchism could go someplace if it only it were better organized.
— Wed Sep 02 2009 21:11 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1387:Manhattan for $20/night. Think you can do it? I did last night! http://bit.ly/CqsM3 (Homeless by Choice)
— Thu Sep 03 2009 00:55 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1388:I have no real desire to travel more than 299,792,458 meters per second, but the fact that I've been banned from doing so still irks me.
— Thu Sep 03 2009 15:42 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1389:A common affliction of those who have dedicated their lives to music is that they have nothing to say. They have a medium but no message.
— Thu Sep 03 2009 17:53 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1390:Narcissism - a basic me-centeredness - is the position we all start from as children and escape from only through long, painful experience.
— Thu Sep 03 2009 22:08 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1391:If I were reincarnated as a bird, I'd like to be a pigeon or seagull -- a hardy opportunist who can adapt to anything.
— Thu Sep 03 2009 23:03 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1392:At the end of the meal, what matters is not the sensations on the palate but the nutrition in the body.
— Thu Sep 03 2009 23:16 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1393:Everyone is always talking "megabyte" this and "gigabyte" that. No one ever remembers the real base unit of digital memory: the lowly bit.
— Fri Sep 04 2009 00:17 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1394:Most adults have been absorbed into their investments and are no longer open to change. Change can only be forced upon them.
— Fri Sep 04 2009 06:17 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1395:To most adults, it's a point of pride to say, "I've done the same thing for X years." What's the imagination in that?
— Fri Sep 04 2009 06:23 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1396:"I've been vacationing in the same place for 15 years." You idiot! Think of all the places you could have seen!
— Fri Sep 04 2009 06:26 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1397:Curiosity is an inverse function of investment. The more invested you are in a certain way of life, the less curious you can afford to be.
— Fri Sep 04 2009 06:33 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1398:The biggest barrier to creative success is the demand that it be on your terms, rather than seeing the needs of the medium your working in.
— Fri Sep 04 2009 06:42 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1399:Curiosity is the privilege only of those who are free to change.
— Fri Sep 04 2009 07:09 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1400:The biggest barrier to creative success is the demand that it be on your terms, rather than the terms of the medium you're working in.
— Fri Sep 04 2009 07:11 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar

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