“During his PayPal days, Mr. Levchin was so committed to seeing the company succeed that he often sacked out at the office in a sleeping bag he kept under his desk. Considering that he described his apartment during some of this time as “scary,” that had a certain logic. Cardboard boxes served as his living room furniture; a discarded computer desk was his dining room table.” (Via NYT Business)
“Kanye West’s Los Angeles house by Don Stewart is also home to Warhol, Murakami, and friends” (Via InteriorDesign.net)
In one of the earliest hints of “modern” living, humans 164,000 years ago put on primitive makeup and hit the seashore for steaming mussels, new archaeological finds show.
Call it a beach party for early man.
But it’s a beach party thrown by people who weren’t supposed to be advanced enough for this type of behavior. What was found in a cave in South Africa may change how scientists believe Homo sapiens marched into modernity.” — (Via MSNBC)