humpy day pre-filtered news

get past the 90 degree temperatures in the bay area on wednesday by staying in for lunch and checking out these stories:

these shorts will definitely get you noticed at your next family bbq or class reunion [conceptrends]

very interesting article on how girls survive in saudi arabia, a world of strict religious rules where they have to cover from head to toe in public, must eat in separate rooms from men, and have to shop in separate female-only malls to prevent mingling with unrelated men. one advantage, though, is they don’t have to deal with annoying whores like paris hilton, britney spears or avril lavigne in public [ny times]

using google street view is a great way to learn about a neighborhood without actually having to walk around in person. the quality of street-walkers in this subdivision would make me look elsewhere  [divine caroline]

woman pregnant with 18th child. no loose-as-a-goose jokes here please [yahoo]

if you live in the la area, this article shows how easy it is to get some weed – completely legally [la times]

one more day to go links

one more to go before the weekend hits. use these stories to make your otherwise mundane lives a little more exciting.

cool close-ups of regular grains of sand [discover]

do people have a reasonable expectation of privacy just walking down the street? this guy seemed to think so [thomas hawk]

further evidence that women should stick to bossing their husbands around instead of trying to get involved with gta iv [exploding barrel]

i wish someone would just come out and speak the truth at commencement addresses [la times]

here’s the top 20 worst restaurant foods in america. outback steakhouse has more than one food in the top 20. splendid [mens health]

things i did last night [tidln]

next generation of doylez

i had to drive carefully the other day since the newest generation of doyle boys were united for the first time yesterday. cousin nathan and his family were in town from ohio and we did a little sightseeing around the bay area. isaiah (10 months) and marcos (32 months) both fell asleep on the way back. within a few years, there should be a few more boys to keep that doyle name going strong. i was going to see if they could play rock band so we could spark a west coast/east coast rivalry, but maybe we’ll have to wait till next time.