Friday, December 21, 2007

Good Reads

10 Habits of Highly Effective Brains. If you don’t have a highly effective brain already, these tips may steer you in the right direction.

How far can you go after the gas light in your car comes on? At Tank on Empty you can check your car model’s performance, add information, or submit a story. (via the Presurfer)

Top 10 Animals You didn’t know were Venomous.

6 methods for perfectly focused self-portraits.

What they said, and what they MEANT to say.

Evil Mad Scientist Laboratories has a tutorial (with video) on building your own little walking robot out of a toothbrush and a pager motor. The result is cute and will impress the kids.

Two videos of South America’s fascinating moonwalking bird, the manakin. They’re so fast, you can only see it by slowing down hi-speed video.

Why 2008 Will Be An Awesome Year For Movies, featuring previews for dozens of then. For me, it comes down to two words: Indiana Jones. And I can’t believe they’re remaking Scanners.

Most Expensive LEGAL Pets To Own. $138,000 for a cat? Oh, a white lion... those are legal?

16 secrets the restaurant industry doesn't want you to know. Ingredients and nutritional information are often considered to be trade secrets. But they will be found.

Sock Wars brings out bloodthirsty instincts in the knitting community. the portent of death is a gift of socks in the mail. Oh, the horror!

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