Munsell Hue Test

I've been pretty obsessed with this test for the past 24 hours. It quantifies your ability to discriminate between different shades of color.  I know I have color blindness tendencies (on color blindness tests I can sometimes see the answers for normally-sighted and color blind people). The test also shows you which hues give you the most trouble.

I got an 11 the first time and a 4 the second on different computers (the lower your score the better). I think your monitor can make a difference. My husband got a perfect score (and for the record he looked over my guesses the time I got a 4 and didn't see how he'd change them). My red-green color blind mom got an 83.


I Was Finally on TV!

Remember how I was interviewed for “Eye on the Bay” last July? Well, last I heard it was shelved indefinitely. Then Friday night I got e-mails from 5 people on Yelp telling me they saw me on TV. Thankfully, they rebroadcasted the show at 4 a.m. and I stayed up to watch it… just kidding, I Tivo-ed it.

They edited out all the parts where I'm sure I ate with my mouth open (that’s probably when you see close-ups of the food… in my mouth, that is). And thankfully I didn’t talk too fast (certain co-workers have told me that I’m the fastest talker they’ve ever met). Unfortunately there’s the super awkward moment at the end when Liam’s talking where I clearly don’t know what to do.

Here’s the You Tube page Mark made so it can be watched again and again. Yay

Here's my old post with a behind the scenes look at the taping:


Presidents Gone Wild!

I just took some stupid Facebook quiz that identifies what president you are and I got Chester A. Arthur.

The thing is I love Chester A Arthur! I even sought out his statue in Madison Square Park a few days ago when I was in NYC. (Poor Mark who had to come with me.) Arthur stood up to the Custom House graft of fellow Madison Square Park statue Roscoe Conkling. Plus, he has awesome mutton chops.

My quiz answers indicated that I'm compatible with Franklin Pierce. Yay! He's the hottest president ever. Seriously. (He also had the lamest nickname ever - Handsome Frank.) The other day with friends I announced my picks for hottest president in 50 year increments.

<1800 Washington (by default)
1800-1850 Jefferson
1850-1900 Pierce
1900-1950 Wilson
1950-2000 Kennedy
>2000 Obama

What are your picks?

Some Interesting Things

The United States of Dirt:

Periodic Table of Typefaces:


Create Your Own Band & Debut Album

All I write on LiveJournal any more is stuff I double post to Facebook...

To Do This:

1 - Go to "wikipedia." Hit "random"
or click
The first random wikipedia article you get is the name of your band.

2 - Go to "Random quotations"
or click
The last four or five words of the very last quote of the page is the title of your first album.

3 - Go to flickr and click on "explore the last seven days"
or click
Third picture, no matter what it is, will be your album cover.

4 - Use photoshop or similar to put it all together.