Wednesday, February 13, 2008

Informative Links

The Genovese Syndrome: When Nobody Helps. Revisiting the case of the brutal murder of Kitty Genovese in 1964, and the people who didn't call for help.

America’s 50 Greenest Cities. The list is not all that surprising, but the notes on some are fascinating.

The 20 Worst Foods in America. This ranking is based on their impact on your health; no doubt they taste pretty good.

Victoria Falls is on the border between Zambia and Zimbabwe. It is 360 feet tall. At the top is a natural rock pool, called Devil’s Pool, where the water is relatively calm. The pictures are bound to make you just a little nervous. Or a lot. (via Dark Roasted Blend)

Weirdest Things Found in Sewers and Drains. Just because you can flush it down the toilet doesn’t mean it’s gone forever.

Where did the myth of using only 10% of our brain power come from? We humans are wasteful, but not THAT wasteful!

A beautifully preserved fossil of a tiny pterosaur has been discovered in China. And he’s just plain adorable!

Business executives say that Tuesday is the most productive day of the week. And that’s when I’ll gladly pay you for a hamburger today.

How to get optimally wired from your caffeine. It’s good to know that my drug of choice comes with such scientifically explicit instructions.

The Best Sandwiches in America. There are some here I wouldn't even try.

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