Wednesday, May 07, 2008

Good Reads

The Rise and Fall of Atari. This is why you play video games today instead of pinball.

We naturally like to try and figure out other people's motivations. The problem is that sober and logical reflection seems to kill the pleasure and romance of a moment.

Humans are arguably the most bizarre creatures in the animal kingdom. Each of these 53 reasons leads to an expended explanation.

The Amazing Story of the 256-year-old man. His 1933 obituary listed his year of birth as 1677.

An economist blames the ethanol industry for high food prices. And the cost of transporting food is not helping matters.

The R2D2 DVD projector. Also can be used with your iPod, Wii, and USB peripherals. The Millennium Falcon remote is the icing on the cake!

Dialect Map of American English. (via Metafilter)

Debunking Grammar Myths. Maybe your English isn’t as bad as you’ve been told!

Ten Ways to Mess Up Your Own Wedding. (via Interesting Pile)

Creative Ways to Reuse "Disposable" Items.

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