Monday, May 18, 2009

Recommended Reading

The World According to Monsanto. A documentary on the chemical company and their global domination of agribusiness.

Failure can be traumatic, but it can also be an opportunity for learning, growth, and wisdom. If it doesn't kill you, it just might make you stronger.

10 Things We Hate About ISPs and Cable and Phone Companies. You are not alone, but you still have no power.

The winners of the annual World's Best Illusions competition have been announced. The top three are posted for your edification and amazement.

Flight 1549 landed in the Hudson River and everyone escaped OK, but how did they get that plane out of the water? One photographer recorded the process for posterity.

Dan Coulter managed to get Moby Dick in its entirety on Twitter. It took 12,849 Tweets over nine months, but it is complete. (via Boing Boing)

The Cannes Film Festival is in full swing and runs through May 24th. Keep up with the festivities at the official site.

6 Crimes Solved by Facebook. If you're dumb enough to brag about your illegal activities online, internet sleuths will find and identify you.

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