Sounds like good eatin’.
According to numerous media sources, Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) is suing several companies involved in the day-to-day operation of the cafeteria inside the Longworth House Office Building for damages of $150,000. Kucinich claims that a “sandwich wrap” he purchased from the cafeteria in April 2008 was “unwholesome and unfit for human consumption” because it contained an unpitted olive, which Kucinich did not “visually detect prior to consumption” and caused “serious and permanent dental and oral injuries requiring multiple surgical and dental procedures” as well as “loss of enjoyment.”
Two excellent posts from The Daily Beast sum up my thoughts on last night’s speeches: the first by Howard Kurtz, on how Obama spoke to folks at home and not DC pundits (and why that’s a good thing); the second, by Lloyd Grove, on why Paul Ryan’s response was the first good thing the GOP has done.
But why keep this high-minded?
There was this:
Then there was this:
According to TMZ, season 4 of MTV’s Jersey Shore will be filmed on location in Italy, with Vinny’s family possibly playing host.
The Bas van der Veer studio has created the Pure Raindrop Mini, a simple rain collecting device equipped with an integrated watering can. Designed specifically to be used on balconies and for small urban gardens, the device offers a simple method of rainwater harvesting that helps to conserve tap water.
The Pure Raindrop Mini is currently being produced by the Dutch pottery firm Elho, and is sold at garden centers across Europe.
Some great photos here. A few of my favorites below.
The DNA of preppiness is forged through the crucible of authenticity. Specifically, companies go through rapid feedback cycles around successes or failures in authentic environments.