25 January 2009

Old Folk Music on NPR

Last Thursday, there was a piece on NPR's All Things Considered about people who are preserving "old-timey" music.  The CDs available for purchase on the group's website are pretty pricey, but the audio on the story's page on NPR is free.

21 January 2009

Stats on Google

Google posted some interesting statistics about searches during the inauguration.  It's neat (although not surprising) to see the drop in U.S. queries during President Obama's swearing in/speech.
Google also posted some interesting stats awhile ago regarding the election.  I had meant to post them earlier, but here they are now.

18 January 2009

Pasta with Olives, Cauliflower, and Tomato Sauce

I saw this recipe in the Times and thought it was worth a try.  I modified it slightly.  I used plain olives and frozen cauliflower which I prepared in the microwave.  I also omitted the thyme because I didn't have any.  It still worked out perfectly well.