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Scoops Thu, Oct 23, 2008
Tostitos Scoops may be one of the most significant inventions of our time.  With the standard Tostito chip, you had a problem of function:  Using a flat object to move semi-liquid contents (salsa) from one container (bowl) to another (mouth).  It's like using a piece of paper to clean up dog poop.  Sure it works, but by the end of the day, you're covered in crap.  Scoops simply solve the problem of function by holding the semi-liquid contents in a shape more like a shovel, which is also great for cleaning up dog poop (not that salsa is on the same level as dog poop; just a comparison of consistency).  Such a simple improvement, yet so perfect. #food

Self-CC Thu, Oct 23, 2008
I don't understand why people CC themselves when they send email.  Pretty much every email system since the creation of the universe has automatically saved all sent messages by default.  Maybe it's to see if the message was actually sent.  Again, if it's sent, it'll show up in the sent messages folder.  (And if there's an error in transit, you won't find out about it until the recipient's email server spits back an error message, which will happen independently of you receiving your CC.)  Maybe it's to see how the email looks for the person reading it.  Again, the sent message resides in the sent messages folder, exactly as it will look for the recipient.  Please, someone explain to me the practice of the self-CC. #technology