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I like to think of it like you’re at a party drinking champagne, and the host is refilling your glass, and at the end of the party it’s like, ‘How many glasses of champagne did you have?’ Just one!

James Freeman, the founder of Blue Bottle Coffee, talking to Fast Company about how much coffee he drinks each day. (via parislemon)

Genius! My coffee cup shall never be completely empty again. 

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Let's! Be! Friends!


One of the most frequently shared ThinkUp insights measures how many exclamation points you’ve used. We’ve talked about it as the “excitement insight” but perhaps we’ve been looking at it wrong. Language is a living thing. It changes and evolves, its rules get updated. While exclamation marks…

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Location, Location, Location


Information about your physical location should be one of the most secure aspects of your online identity. Where you are and where you’ve been is sensitive information that should only be shared when you expressly want to make it public. Unfortunately that’s not always the case. Even for the most…

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Is Your Facebook Profile So Fresh, So Clean?


Once upon a time your Facebook profile was fresh and new. Your bio, your URL, your Dexter obsession levels, your cover photo and your quote were all accurate and up to date. Your profile was a tidy corner of the web that represented you exactly the way you wanted.

Then time passed. You…

Referencing Outkast in thing I write for work is a serious job perk. Go ThinkUp!

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A Way Back From That Hurt


It has rained all day. It is dark outside. I don’t mind. It seems appropriate.

I wrote an essay for The New York Times about the beach. It’s humor. I mention this because I have already received an e-mail, from a stranger, explaining to me why I am wrong about the beach. Thank you.

Here is…

Whoa. Just..whoa.