27 May 2010

Linkage, Volume 108

Crayon Sculptures
tiny totems carved from crayons
via Flexible Dreams

New Skills
Top 40 Usefull Sites To Learn New Skills
via The Presurfer

Harmful Drinks
comparing popular beverages to their sugar or carb equivalent in food
via not martha

25 May 2010

Linkage, Volume 107

Pedal Power
The Crowne Plaza Hotel in Copenhagen gives guests free meal vouchers for pedaling an electricity-generating bicycle for about 15 minutes
via The Presurfer

Mark Twain
"...left instructions not to publish his autobiography until 100 years after his death, which is now"
via Plime

Pine(s) Mall
subtlety in Back to the Future
share by reddit user texacer

19 May 2010

Linkage, Volume 106

"I Watch NCIS"
8-year-old boy fought off a man who tried to abduct his 4-year-old sister
via Plime

SSN Billboard
LifeLock CEO's Identity Stolen 13 Times
via The J-Walk Blog

1,000 American Deaths in Afghanistan
"Having taken nearly seven years to reach the first 500 dead, the war killed the second 500 in fewer than two."
via The J-Walk Blog

17 May 2010

Linkage, Volume 105

The Alot Is Better Than You At Everything
via Hyperbole and a Half

Costly Arrogance
inventor sued Home Depot for $25M for stealing his $4M invention
via One Foot Tsunami

Uncle Joe's Tot Locker
from the website that brought you the article on avoiding Mom Jeans
via Grasping for Objectivity

13 May 2010

Linkage, Volume 104

99-year-old mistake in the Oxford English Dictionary
via Plime

How to Survive in China As a Foreigner
"Bring your own deodorant. Bring your own coffee. Get used to the smell of urine. Smile, a lot."
via Plime

Making It Real
Making It Real With Actions
two posts by another Amy who taught her children about homelessness, and then involved them in taking real actions to help others less fortunate
via Flexible Dreams

10 May 2010

Linkage, Volume 103

Mom Jeans
an illustrated guide to picking the right jeans and avoiding the dreaded "long butt"
via Miss Cellania

Baby Bangs
toupees for your bald baby girl
via NeatoBambino

Fake Science
for when the facts are too confusing
via Neatorama

03 May 2010

Linkage, Volume 102

Young Explorer
baby's first cubicle computer workstation
only $2600 (plus $95 for oversize shipping)
via Plime

Calvin and Hobbes
complete searchable archive of the comic strip
via The J-Walk Blog

Dorm Essentials
"15 Dorm Room Essentials You Didn't Know You Needed"
via The Presurfer