Chocoholics made with cloud
We’ve all got our own techniques for figuring out what’s what in a box of assorted chocolates: Bite in half, squeeze for texture, push in the bottom, or the smartest way, simply use the key under the box lid. Well, here’s some great news for chocolate lovers everywhere. Lindt Chocolates have found a way to do away with this needless destruction. With cloud computing, the 160+-year-old Swiss chocolatier has made it possible for you to order your own pick and mix truffles and chocolates online, and in your own, custom-designed packaging. So life doesn’t have to be like a box of chocolates— now you know what you’ll get.
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Cheese made with data
Nothing’s quite like fresh Parmigiano. This cheese originated in the Middle ages. The milk must only be from Northern Italian cows, fed fresh hay and milked twice a day. The wheels are coddled like babies—brushed, turned, checked and aged according to an exact schedule. Just as far back as this tradition goes, so do the impostors. For centuries, a consortium of Parmigiano Reggiano dairies tracked their cheese production the old fashioned way—with pen and paper. But now they have a better way to fight back. With the help of data, they can weed out the fakes, protecting their proud reputation and that authentic taste on your fork. Explore more stories →
Good news! The surviving 5 members of the Monty Python Team are reuniting for a live show in London. Apparently they want to see if they are still funny…we bet they are.
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if anyone ever asks me what tumblr is i’m gonna show them this video and just walk away
“Start on January 1st with an empty jar. Throughout the year write the good things that happened to you on little pieces of paper. On December 31st, open the jar and read all the amazing things that happened to you that year.”
I’m reblogging this again, to remind people that reblogged this earlier in the year with the “I’M GOING TO DO THIS” comments. Now, here it is. I’m reminding you. You said you would do this. Now join me and start this Tuesday.