Wednesday, May 28, 2008

Good Reads

A roundup of unusual penetrating brain injuries. With properly horrifying x-rays.

An Older Brain Really May Be a Wiser Brain. We of a certain age already knew it, but it’s nice to be confirmed by science. (via Geek Like Me)

Vertical gardening is taking off all over the world. Living walls are not only a statement, they’re works of art! They are also cooling and calming, they freshen the air, and some produce flowers and vegetables as well.

Meet Mike the headless chicken. This is what you do with your dinner when it refuses to die.

Six ways to stretch a tank of gas. My favorite tip, “just stay home” is curiously absent.

The average housewife will push an iron for 215 miles over her lifetime in the quest to get wrinkle-free clothes, according to a new survey. No, not American housewives; we know about perma-press.

Dungeons and Dollhouses. It’s takes talent and patience to construct these intricately detailed houses based on literary fantasies.

The problem with online dating is the lack of real interaction. Virtual dating before meeting someone in person may be the next wave.

20 Common Cooking Ingredients that Act Like Medicines. As if we needed another excuse to eat garlic and onions.

10 Innovative Shipping Container Homes and Offices. Living in a box just became chic.

No comments: