Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Information Links

Amid the study reviews and the musings on the state of academia, ScienceBlogs occasionally gives us some incredibly useful information. Like step-by-step instructions for How to Ship Your Brain.

The wonders of kudzu. “The plant that ate the South” could be put to a lot of uses, if we didn’t hate it so.

The Geyser Riders. Digging a subway under a river is a dangerous job; you never know when you’ll be blown through rock, river, and atmosphere.

Eight Questions About the Human Body That Kids Always Ask. You prepare yourself for your children to ask about the facts of life, but how about the things you never thought about the answer to?

Nicholas White was trapped in an elevator in New York City’s McGraw-Hill building for forty-one hours. Watch a time-lapse video of his ordeal, as captured by a security camera.

The Stupidest Business Decisions in History. None of these decision makers are going to starve, but they could have been much richer.

Some things you probably didn't know about America's most badass president: Theodore Roosevelt.

12 Tips to Improve the Quality of Your Free Time. Because the value of your free time is already very high.

13-year-old Corrects NASA's Asteroid Figures.

How to store individual portions of food in freezer bags. This link has nothing to do with the first link in this post.

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