Monday : Newsy Snacks For Busy People
Helena Bonham Carter : The fabulous girlfriend of Tim Burton says they are ‘too lazy to get married’ and goes modestly topless with a swan as a hat for Interview Magazine. I love HBC and maybe you do too? She says that despite the fact that she and Tim Burton live in adjacent houses, they are in a serious committed relationship, parenting their two kids together. More here.
Adam MCA Yauch : Such sad news that MCA from The Beastie Boys has died at just 47 after a 3 year battle with cancer. I vividly remember being at a Beastie Boys concert a few years ago at Festival Hall when MCA, Mike D and Ad Rock all ran past me in orange boiler suits on their way to the stage. Everyone in their path got the chance to grab a Beastie and we all did, in the most polite way. Darn that stooped cancer. Gr. More at NME.
Higher Education : In the US, universities like Harvard and Massachusetts Institute of Technology have launched free online college classes, aiming to make education accessible to the wider community. How great! Stanton, Princeton, Berekely and others are soon too follow. Is this the democratisation of education? A new and important internet fuelled revolution which will change education forever? I think so. Read on here.
NPR talks about the latest US craze : HOT SAUCE!
Bjork documents her inspirations at The Guardian.
Did you watch Masterchef last night?!
DIY.org is a great new site for kids who want to make stuff! (via Swiss Miss)
Orange Blossom Sesame Cake : Recipe.
The most adorable camper van you will ever see!
And here’s our Secret Track Of The Day. In honour of MCA.