Monday, August 20, 2007

News and Information Links

Uhura is back on TV as Nichelle Nichols takes a role on Heroes.

If you are a student at Penn State and need repair, you can request one via computer. It ain’t gonna be easy, so here’s a helpful guide. If you’re not a Penn State student, this is an example of how NOT to design a system. (via Metafilter)

At age 79, Elizabeth van Kampen wrote the story of how she grew up in the Dutch East Indies (now Indonesia), including the Japanese occupation in World War 11. (via Metafilter)

After a stroke, a prolific novelist describes learning to use words all over again.

United States Poverty Map. (via Cynical-C)

The Kowloon Walled City. The most crowded living neighborhood ever.

Kentucky Inbreeding: The Blue People of Troublesome Creek. (Thanks, Bill!)

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