This is a golden age of dining and drinking in a city that 15 years ago was about as cutting edge as a tomato in January.
Despite this questionable quote, the New York Times seem to like Portland, Oregon food-wise.
I can see that: Portland is still one of the nicest cities that I have been to in the U.S., if not the best. Turns out, I have chosen the right decade to go there.
Place #1 goes to the Eagles' Greatest Hits (which surprises me a little bit), followed by Michael Jackson's Thriller and Pink Floyd's The Wall.
Makes for a nice iTunes shopping list (with an interesting mixture of all genres, for obvious reasons).
Funny for everybody but Steven, that is.
That's right, Amazon's new DRM-free MP3 store is an awesome alternative to the iTunes Music Store. All files are 256kbit and usually cost 89-99 cents each. This is the same quality as Apple's "iTunes Plus" but at least 30 cents cheaper.
Now we only need this in Europe too (where we are currently paying 99 Euro cents for DRMed and 1.29 for not DRMed songs which, at the current weak dollar rate, is an ugly 1.40 USD and 1.82 USD, respectively).
And I am curious to see how Apple will react to this. Bring it on, Steve!
Off the mediterranean coast of Sicily, Italy, an F4U Corsair aircraft was recently recovered. The plane had gone down in an unknown location at the time (yet not as a result of combat, they say) and was now found when it got caught in a fishing net (nice alternative to tuna, for sure).
Here's some coverage I saw on AFN Europe: