Monday, September 10, 2007

The More You Know...

What you should know before you donate your hair to charity.

The banana-snapping world record. (via Gorilla Mask)

What “labour shortage” means is that employers can’t find workers with the right skills at a price they like. It’s a British story, but applicable to America. And helps explain why food is so cheap and you still can’t afford health insurance.

The folks at NPR wondered if $55 Bling H2O really tasted better than other bottled waters. They conducted a taste test featuring Bling H2O, normally-priced bottled water, and Manhattan tap water, and posted a video report. I don’t think the results will really surprise you. (via Metafilter)

A century of helicopters, in pictures.

The 50 Worst Cars of All Time.

Laud Humphreys and the Tearoom Sex Study.

The 100 Best TV Shows of all Time.

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