Thursday, March 18, 2010

Informative Links

The ultimate guide to March Madness on the internet. Here are links to brackets, odds, stories, pool tips, online contests, and anything vaguely related to the NCAA basketball tournament.

Does Playing Hard to Get Work? It depends on who will have a hard time in getting you.

Zebroids: On Beyond Zebra. Cross a zebra with some other animals and you get, um, some other animal with zebra stripes.

Answers Begin to Emerge on How Thalidomide Caused Birth Defects. It was only prescribed to pregnant women for five years, but left 50,000 of those babies (in addition to many who died) with lifetime disabilities. (via The Loom)

10 Animals That Deserve Their Own National Geographic Special. That shark looks like the Doomsday Machine from Star Trek!

What if you were the last person on earth? You might need some practical advice on what to do.

You are likely to be using too much soap for your laundry and dishwasher. Not only does this waste money, but it could shorten the life of your machinery and your clothing.

Mark Hogancamp created a fantasy world called Marwencol out of toys as therapy for his traumatic brain injury. Dolls representing the people he knows undergo dramas that we can follow in pictures. (via Metafilter)

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