Welcome once again to Market It Write’s Monday Madeleines, our Monday morning collection of content from around the web.
Each of these treats is intended to get your work week off to a good start. We hope you’ll find something that really strikes a chord for you, be it interesting, fun, jaw-dropping or just plain surprising. We’d love to know which are your favorites.
Pushing the Architectural Envelope – Frank Gehry’s Inception
If you haven’t seen it yet, prepare to be amazed. Here are several images of Frank Gehry’s Beekman Tower, a 76-story residential tower located just south of City Hall Plaza and the Brooklyn Bridge in New York. It’s a unique architectural rendition, but you may not want to stare at it for too long if you’re hungover. Thanks to @JeffAdamsREI for this one.
Are You Reading this During Sex?
A random phone poll of more than 1,000 American adults revealed that almost 25% of them felt it was acceptable to be online during sex. We credit this thought-provoking entry to @joshbevans.
Why Girls Who Own Dogs Make Better Wives: Marriage Advice From an Unmarried Dog Trainer
This is a great, light-hearted guest post by dog trainer/blogger/writer Dino Dogan on the Will My Dog Hate Me blog about a study that asked, “What is the most important quality that you love and appreciate in your partner?” The answer is not all that surprising, but getting to the answer is what Dogan makes the fun part of the trip, including his observation that:
“Wives MUST be forgiving, understanding, patient, kind, and caring because the husband-animal is as likely to have as much sense as the big toothed four-legged baby who poops all over the place and expects YOU to pick it up.”
Video of the Week
Obama Releases 500,000 Men From U.S. Strategic Bachelor Reserve
Our video of the week comes from The Onion, which posted this outrageous news video about the release of half a million men from the government’s “underground strategic bachelor reserve,” which it described as “The world’s largest government-run stockpile of men who aren’t afraid to commit.”
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