Nov 7, 2005

In stark contrast to most of their peers, the State of Pennsylvania boasts an engaging and well-designed website. The competition is tight, but I'm casting my vote for these webcams as the best feature. Proof positive that while Groundhog Day comes but once a year, being Punxsutawney Phil is a full time job.

Honorable mention goes to the PA Wilds logo:

Also, I've been meaning to post this for awhile: Lethal Beauty, a comprehensive look at suicide from the Golden Gate bridge. I haven't read even close to half of it yet, but it's interesting so far. An impressive piece of work, and nice to see it came from a daily newspaper. This kind of integration with interactive media is the best hope for the print media to stay relevant going forward.

Nov 1, 2005

While at Rite-Aid the other day I overheard one of the clerks repeatedly refer to this product:

as "coke water". What's worse, her thick Baltimore accent made it sound like "coake wutter". I've had trouble sleeping ever since.