Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Good Reads and Information

There was a lot more to basketball star Manute Bol than his NBA career, as you'll see in this tribute that was written before his death. He was totally devoted to making life better for the people of his native Sudan. (via TYWKIWDBI)

The secrets of "Psycho's" shower scene. Including one great big secret you've most likely never heard before. (via Metafilter)

How to Train a World Cup Referee. Hundreds of millions of people are watching, so they better know their stuff.

I Could Care Less
. David Mitchell knows the queen and here's what she would like to Americans to learn about her language.

The Frozen Addicts. An outbreak of paralysis in 1982 taught us that recreational drugs can produce new and surprising dangers, and that Parkinson's disease may have a chemical foundation.

How Our Gang came to be, and how they became a big sensation. Also, how they came to be known as The Little Rascals.

This guy took the challenge to eat off $1 a day using coupons. He got so good at it that he often gives food away. (via Metafilter)

On Caregiving
. Some time or another, we all find ourselves either responsible for someone else's quality of life, or we rely on someone for ours. It is part of being human. (via Casaubon's Book)

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