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Bill’s Long Way Home

I have moved Angry Beers over to Amazeballs.  However, if you are clicking here because you are curious why someone named “Angry Beers” is following you on tumblr, know that it’s because you are awesome.  

If you’d like to see a kickass photography tumblr, please check out the one I’m doing with my dad here: Bill’s Long Way Home.  Like you, it’s awesome.  He left Vietnam with only his fatigues and his camera and instead of going right back to the US, he took 3 years and traveled the world into places few Americans will see the same way again (Afghanistan, Jordan, and a host of other amazing spots across the planet).  

That’s it for Angry Beers folks.  Perhaps when tumblr lets us switch our primary accounts, it will finally be given the deep rest it deserves.

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You should just read this every day.

Build Your Own Soda Can Solar Heater [DIY]

How Rad is this?  SO RAD.  The answer is SO RAD.

Validation is overrated

oof.  right in the gut.

Part of it all.

How can I be lonely when there are amazing people everywhere?  GREAT QUESTION.

one forty plus.: Twitter Isn't "Over", I'm Over It.

Last week in Los Angeles I participated in a live Q&A as part of an ASCAP expo on songwriting. When the topic of Twitter came up, I explained my waning interest in it being part of my daily life. By no means do I think it’s over as a medium altogether, but I do think that the days of “Twitter: The…

Gary Vaynerchuck has lauded tumblr as the next breakout platform, and I’ve been inclined to agree.  Nice to see John Mayer embrace the platform as well; having a blog on his website wouldn’t create interaction in a meaningful way.  There’s something about coming into the weeds with everyone else that reinforces and rewards authenticity.  

Now if you’ll excuse me, I must continue to post anonymously.

Stop Google Buzz From Showing the World Your Contacts [Privacy]

Whether you call it a huge privacy flaw or just an annoyance, Google Buzz can put the contacts you automatically follow—a.k.a. those you most frequently email or chat—on a public profile page….

Photoshop Keyboard Shortcuts Cheat Sheet (PDF)

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Over the last months we released a variety of icon sets, tools and templates, but now we would like to release something a bit different for a change. In this post…

"Now, even though the realms of religion and science in themselves are clearly marked off from each..."

“Now, even though the realms of religion and science in themselves are clearly marked off from each other, nevertheless there exist between the two strong reciprocal relationships and dependencies….

Shave the baby.



Shave the baby.

TVGorge Brings Dozens of Location-Blocked TV Shows to Users Around the World [Television]

If you’re outside of the US and sick of not being able to see good TV online or just tired of waiting for Hulu to get your favorite shows, you’ll want to check out TVGorge and its huge archive…

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FillAnyPDF Lets You Electronically Fill In and Sign Any Form [PDFs]

Fax machines are going the way of the dodo, yet sometimes there’s no easy way to transfer forms back and forth, especially ones that need to be filled out and sent back. FillAnyPDF steps in to…

GDocs Edits and Syncs Google Docs on Android [Downloads]

Android: Despite being otherwise entirely hooked into the Googleverse, your Android phone can’t edit Google Docs files on its own. The handy GDocs app steps in to download and edit (some) docs,…

Random rules for ideas worth spreading

If you’ve got an idea worth spreading, I hope you’ll consider this random assortment of rules. Like all rules, some are made to be broken, but still…

  • You can name your idea anything you like,…