As one journalist recounts, even a patient with “do not resuscitate” and “desire for a natural death” can incur end-of-life costs in the hundreds of thousands—and that’s not even counting the funeral.
Continue reading What constitutes a “natural death?”
Sarah Wilson, a friend of mine and drummer for local rock groups Jack or Hearts and ODIST, offers drum lessons in Atlanta to beginner and intermediate students. Not convinced? Check after the jump for a video of Sarah in action.
Continue reading Sarah Wilson, Professional Drummer
200 Office—a premier Atlanta coworking space located in the heart of downtown Atlanta—offers work space for entrepreneurs, freelancers, small businesses, and anyone else that needs a space to work.
I haven’t used the facility myself, but I have heard great things about it.
the poke.co.uk invites you to test your skills with “English Pronunciation,” a poem that highlights the myriad nuances in spelling and pronunciation in the English language. See below for a sample:
Dearest creature in creation,
Study English pronunciation.
I will teach you in my verse
Sounds like corpse, corps, horse, and worse.
I will keep you, Suzy, busy,
Make your head with heat grow dizzy.
Tear in eye, your dress will tear.
So shall I! Oh hear my prayer.
Just compare heart, beard, and heard,
Dies and diet, lord and word,
Sword and sward, retain and Britain.
(Mind the latter, how it’s written.)
Continue reading English is even trickier than it looks.
Booooooom.com has an ongoing project encouraging visitors to remake their favorite works of art however they see fit, and the results have been wonderful. Not sure which one is my favorite, but this one stands out:
Check out the rest.