The Nerd in NY

Everything, and anything that bemuses this Manhattan-ite nerd.

Send a Scent via your Smartphone

Emerging technology will now allow you to engage your nose. This could seriously change the way we shop online (think perfume people!). 

5 months ago
Gotta love advertising puns.

Gotta love advertising puns.

My First New York

This phenomenal piece, originally published in the New Yorker, was eventually translated into a book. I received it as a gift this past Christmas, and it was equally stellar.

5 months ago
NYC means a serious shortage of decorating space so to turn up the flair I try and make each little accessory unique and distinctive. Lately, I’ve found myself strangely addicted to towels. The big trend seems to be textured, some are super cute but others have a more sophisticated feel. Can’t decide if I want to go with a subtle textured terry or a bold bright print to spice up the loo. 

NYC means a serious shortage of decorating space so to turn up the flair I try and make each little accessory unique and distinctive. Lately, I’ve found myself strangely addicted to towels. The big trend seems to be textured, some are super cute but others have a more sophisticated feel. Can’t decide if I want to go with a subtle textured terry or a bold bright print to spice up the loo. 

Confessions of a NYC Taxi Driver

Definitely on the must read list, hitting up B&N tomorrow.

5 months ago

When science meets sartorial: growing our clothing from bacteria

5 months ago

Bill Nye Takes On Creationist Ken Ham (VIDEO)

5 months ago

Emma Watson enjoys a slice of New York pizza on her way out of JFK airport (Jan, 10)

This girl has her #newyorkpriorities straight.

(Source: candiceaccola, via fuckyeahemmawatson)

newyorker:

Seth Kaufman imagines subway service changes in New York City: http://nyr.kr/1gT6kDQ

newyorker:

Seth Kaufman imagines subway service changes in New York City: http://nyr.kr/1gT6kDQ

(Source: newyorker.com)

Motorola’s Interactive Print Ad Changes Color When Touched - DesignTAXI.com

7 months ago