Monday, November 23, 2009

Good Reads and Information

101 Ways to Get Ahead on Thanksgiving Cooking. You might save yourself enough time and stress to enjoy the parade on TV. (via Lifehacker)

Not all mom and pop businesses are worth saving, but those who serve their community the old-fashioned way have a place. This look at Busy Bee Hardware in Detroit shows just why. (via Metafilter)

Subways provide a great laboratory for psychology experiments. Here are some things we've learned over the years from strangers crowded together in a moving tube.

The remote Mustang caves of Nepal are yielding treasures and artworks that lead explorers to think it may be the legendary Shangri-La.

Before They Came to America: Giants of Hong Kong Cinema. You know the names, but you probably don't know their history.

20 Things You Didn't Know About Sugar. Pick and choose the facts you need to bolster your argument for an extra dessert tonight.

How (and why) did Twilight become such a phenomenon? It's not just because preteen girls are smitten with vampires -older women are, too.

Why We Eat What We Eat On Thanksgiving. Traditions may go way back, but many of them don't go back as far as the Pilgrims.

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