27 January 2010

Linkage, Volume 91

No Kicking Penguins
the request of a 7-year-old became official policy in Antarctica
merchandise proceeds are going to Autism charities
via Neatorama

Texting While Driving
Illinois enacated a law prohibiting texting while driving - but how do they expect to enforce it?
via my friend John

Coach Sinks Impossible Shot
girls basketball coach told he would win NCAA tickets if he made a half-court shot while blindfolded
via Plime

Homeopathy Protest
sceptics plan mass 'overdose' of homeopathic medicine to prove its inefficacy
via Plime

Blanket Battle
Snuggie vs. Slanket vs. Freedom Blanket vs. Blankoat vs. any old backwards robe
via Plime

22 January 2010

Linkage, Volume 90

You Dropped Food on the Floor.
Do You Eat It?
via Swiss-Miss

makes me wish I had a MacBook just so I could use one of these
via Swiss-Miss

Internet Access for Astronauts
residents of the International Space Station can now finally browse the web and tweet live from space
via CBS

Cable Knots
Ford advertisement includes handy knot techniques for your earbud cords
via Unplggd

20 January 2010

Linkage, Volume 89

Pants for Parents
concept design for pants with a low pocket for little children to stash their treasures in
via Swiss-Miss

The Girl who Conned the Ivy League
"Esther Reed wanted to be someone. She ended up being several people, until the police
caught up with her."
via Miss Cellania

Alice's Adventures in Algebra
exploring the premise that Victorian-era "new math" was woven into Wonderland
via Plime

Medication Recall
Full Recalled Product List (PDF)
"Your entire medicine chest has been recalled. Well, maybe most of it."
via Plime

14 January 2010

Linkage, Volume 88

Less Awareness - More Action
on the "color" Facebook meme for Breast Cancer Awareness
via Rocks In My Dryer

Cardboard Dollhouse
cute and fun family craft
via Parent Hacks

Random Recipe Generator
don't try these at home
via Serious Eats

Flights From Hell
makes my flights seem heavenly in comparison
via Plime

07 January 2010

Linkage, Volume 87

Geekly Quotes
100 Quotes Every Geek Should Know
via The J-Walk Blog

Science Cookies
"...Popularizing science through baking is a very good thing...."
via The J-Walk Blog

04 January 2010

Linkage, Volume 86

A Pictoral Guide to Avoiding Camera Loss
a sequence of photos to keep on your camera in case it gets lost
via Neatorama

Infographic of the Decade
Phillip Nieimeyer's impression of the last ten years
via Neatorama

B Movie Classics
web streaming of classic B movies from AMC
via Plime

02 January 2010

Spare Room Project

More inspiration for my guest bedroom / home office redecorating project...
Johan utilizes wall space up high to store his DVD collection in hacked IKEA shelving.
Sean repurposed vinyl rain gutters to manage his desk cables.

I got a few items for Christmas that will make great additions to my new office:
Belkin Concealed Surge Protector