Wednesday, August 05, 2009

Good Reads

Feral Houses of Detroit. An estimated 10,000 homes are empty and Mother Nature is claiming many of them. (via Everlasting Blort)

The International System of Typographic Picture Education is better known to us as pictograms. The system featuring a round-headed man was invented by Austrian philosopher Otto Neurath and German artist Gernd Arntz, who called them Isotypes for short. (via Metafilter)

Which Site Has The Stupidest Commenters On The Web? They failed to mention Cracked. (via Look at This)

Our health care system is fine just the way it is! The conservative argument in shortened form. Bonus: Why the Public Option Sucks.

Politicians with ties to the insurance industry are keeping the U.S. from real health care reform. No duh!

After Combat, Victims of an Inner War. The number of suicides reported by the Army has risen to the highest level since record-keeping began three decades ago.

High Risk, High Reward. A blow-by-blow account of how John McCain chose Sarah Palin to be his running mate.

Which one of these fribbles looks more intelligent? How you answer may have more to do with whether you are left-handed than with your judgment. (via Metafilter)

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