Wednesday, September 02, 2009

Informative Links

James Hayes-Bohanan, Ph.D. is a professor of geography AND a scholar with the Vanderbilt University Institute for Coffee Studies. His website Geography of Coffee is full of information about coffee around the world, including the places coffee is produced, shipped, and sold. (via the Presurfer)

Why Craigslist Is Such a Mess. When you are the 800-pound gorilla, you don’t have to always look your best, and that’s part of the charm.

Patrick Blanc’s vertical gardens are a sight for sore eyes in an urban setting. Kind of like walking through the produce aisle when the mist jets come on.

The Iraqi who saved Norway from oil. Take it from me, this story of a man who risked everything for his family is way more interesting than the title would suggest. (via Metafilter)

Paralympics Offer Wounded Veterans a Chance to Dream. The US Olympic Committee has an outreach program to get disabled veterans back into sports.

Top 10 Creepy Aspects of Victorian Life.

The Evolution of Space Food. The astronauts get better food while the airlines... well, less food on commercial flights can be a blessing.

The latest on Cash4Gold and their quest to sue the internet. Or at least anyone who mentions Cash4Gold in a less than golden light.

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