Wednesday, May 05, 2010

Informative Links

Actress Lynn Redgrave, who died Sunday, asked her daughter to document her battle against breast cancer in photographs. The pictures are sweet, sad, scary, and one may be NSFW. (via Metafilter)

How to make home made Pop Tarts. My grandma taught me how to do this before I'd ever heard of Pop tarts and we called them turnovers. (via Nag on the Lake)

15 Most Disgusting Creatures Found In South America. The term "disgusting" might apply to how it can harm you, or how it can give you nightmares, or how the thought of eating it makes the author feel.

Nine Very Famous Book Rejections. Hamlet and the Bible would probably have a hard time getting published if they were written today.

Bad Astronomy Blog has footage captured by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory space telescope of a solar flare with amazing detail. Looks like things are really happening on our sun!

Cancer patient Erik Martin always wanted to be a superhero and even designed his own secret identity as Electron Boy. On Thursday, Erik responded when Spider Man called for his assistance in saving the entire Seattle Sounders soccer team.

Famous Animal Gravesites Around the World. Not that you'd want to plan a vacation around them, but it's nice to know these creatures were memorialized.

The 7 Most Disastrous Typos Of All Time. Of course, it could happen to anyone, in fact it happens to me almost daily. (via Gorilla Mask)

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