Tuesday: Newsy Snacks For Busy People
Oh yay! You’ve clicked through for Tuesday’s best bits of the internet! Let’s go:
The cyclone Oswald fuelled flood crisis affecting Queensland has claimed lives and homes as it heads towards NSW. Updates at news.com.au.
Here’s the list of winners for the SAG Awards 2013. Via the LA Times.
The fabulous Bill Cunningham shows us how New York is keeping warm.
Man flu is an actual thing. It’s reported that men experience higher temperatures and suffer worse symptoms than women when ‘with-flu’ because they have a larger preoptic nucleus (a part of the brain) than women do. The preoptic neucleus increases our body temperature when we are ill to kill any bugs in our system, so the larger that brain bit, the higher the temperature and the worse the symptoms. We will never hear the end of this.
How a doctor turned a homeless inventor’s life around. And thank goodness he took the time to talk to this man. At NPR.
Hundreds of people have died in a nightclub fire in the Brazilian city of Santa Maria. Horrible. The ABC has further details.
A teenage boy who has been missing in bushland for 9 weeks has been found. He’d apparently intended to head into the bush for a period of time, but it had taken its toll on his health and he needed to be winched to safety. More here.
Mr Squiggle’s lady friend, Pat Lovell has died aged 83. Miss Pat had been battling liver cancer. News has the story.
The latest piece on ‘Girls’, this time from The Atlantic. (Spoiler warning!)
A man pulled over by NSW police officers has stolen their car and fled. It’s thought the offender was drug affected at the time and he’s still at large. More at the ABC.
An ingredient sourced from chickens may be showing up in the white bread you are eating. Be on the lookout for l-cysteine and if you’re a vegetarian or vegan, you might want to clarify with your bread’s manufacturer. More here.
Around the blogs:
One for the design geeks : Crop It Like It’s Hot tee at Peta Pixel. (above top)
Look at this lovely home Poppytalk’s touring today (above bottom)
Learn to make Za’atar with Heidi at 101 Cookbooks
I love Beci Orpin for Urban Outfitters, don’t you? At The Design Files.
How to make Hibiscus-Ginger tea via Design Sponge (below)
Trashy, fluffy bits:
An Australian woman has received death threats via social media after revealing she slept with a member of One Direction. Jeez. More here.
Taking his role as Steve Jobs very seriously, Ashton Kutcher has landed himself in hospital with severe pancreatic pain after adopting Jobs’ fruitarian diet. Story here.
Downton Abbey side-boob at the SAG Awards. Sorry.
Here’s the line-up for Coachella 2013 for those of us who don’t want to watch it on YouTube.
May your day be ACE!