The top links for today are…
- Warren Buffet’s Ten Secrets to Wealth and Life: “Warren Buffett is the richest man in the world, yet his reputation for frugality, folksy wisdom, and straight talk make him seem like just a regular guy, like he might be the billionaire next door.”
- America’s Favorite Cities For 2008: For the winners in each category, 2008 brought some surprises. New Orleans, Louisiana, elbowed New York aside as the best city for fine dining.
- Second Life: Jeremy Shockey: Just days before Hurricane Gustav hits New Orleans, National Guard trucks roar down Canal Street as workers board up store windows. Meanwhile, most of the Ritz-Carlton valet staff is huddled around Jeremy Shockey’s white Escalade, trying to fix a flat before the tight end’s new team evacuates to Indianapolis.
- Brad Pitt’s New Orleans Houses Under Construction: Graft architects are interested in “crossing the boundaries between disciplines and “grafting” the creative potentials and methodologies of different realities. This is reflected in the firm’s expansion into the fields of music, car design, art installations, academic projects and “eventings” as well as in the variety of locations throughout the globe.” (just what was needed in the lower 9th?)