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I won candy on the #googlebirthday doodle! Score: 66
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New York Times on NeochaEdge, the creative agency in China that hosts one of my favorite art websites http://t.co/Cp4tTUj
To reach the huge under-30 market in China, advertisers are turning to the country’s young artists, musicians and designers to make companies’ brands cool.
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Martin Yan timeline -- 30+ cookbooks, 3000 episodes of Yan Can Cook, one splashy new dim sum restaurant http://flic.kr/p/a4QhUg
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http://goo.gl/jLr0PGreat piece on the life of a street food vendor in China, by sociologist Tricia Wang, compiled as an "embed" with a street vendor family.
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Just suck it, Michele. http://is.gd/nbrBeI
The Republican race for the White House is finally underway, reports Toby Harnden in Des Moines, Iowa
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"Although an outsider might not have noticed much change in daily life, for the Amish the schism caused a profound change in the settlement."

It's National Book Week. The rules: Grab the closest book to you. Go to page 56. Copy the 5th sentence as your status. Don't mention the book. Post the rules as part of your status.
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Whole Foods is a "faux hippy Wal-Mart" says worker in take-no-prisoners resignation email http://bit.ly/qqn0Xk
A Toronto employee of Whole Foods Market has thrown caution to the wind with an extraordinary letter of resignation.
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New blog post: Street Food Saint to Appear at SF Festival? http://geezericious.blogspot.com/2011/07/street-food-saint-to-appear-at-sf.html
If there's such a thing as a living legend in street food, it's Maria Piedad Cano, “The Sainted Arepa Lady.” Keep your fingers crossed, she may be making an appearance in San Francisco, maybe ...
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a. k. a. "Gary Soup." Heirloom codger and cyberbloviator in San Francisco, but sometimes spotted noshing in Shanghai, New York or Montreal. Devotee of Chinese food and street food of all stripes.  Retired transportation planner and mass transit fan. Blogger and Flickr photogger.
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Thrice married
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    Comparative Literature
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