what i'm reading about when i should be doing book stuff

NY is the saddest state --

With apologies to Jay-Z, the current Empire State of Mind might not be something to brag about—at least according to the recent study ranking New York as the least-happy state in the nation. In the nation! Which seems, to us, rather unbelievable. Yes, nearly half of the state’s residents live in a city that’s inordinately stressful (expensive, noisy, crowded, pushy). Yes, it’s hard to find a peaceful place to sip coffee, much less live. But on the flip side—everything else!

Read more: 50 Steps to Simple Happiness -- New York Magazine http://nymag.com/health/features/63043/#ixzz0civwgRef
Giselle Gives $1.5 Million to Haiti Relief

Not that we are being judgmental or anything, but that is half a million more than what has — as far as we know, waiting on those employee contribs numbers! — been donated by America's wealthiest financial institution, Goldman Sachs. [Us]

**Filed Under: angels, banks, business, gisele, guilt money, haiti, lloyd blankfein i love you and your scrunchy face and twinkly eyes so give up the money already

Read more: Gisele Gives $1.5 Million To Haiti Relief -- Daily Intel http://nymag.com/daily/intel/2010/01/giselle_gives_15_million_to_ha.html#ixzz0cj0I2tBC