Friday, August 06, 2010

Good Reads and Information

The Geography of High-Paying Jobs. Before you start packing your bags, remember the cost of living in those high-paying areas is also pretty high. (via BroBible)

Jennifer Lawler tells how having a disabled daughter has changed her life. It’s a wrenching, real-life version of the Holland analogy we’ve used for years. (Thanks, Kent!)

Tarzan Skills: How to Swim, Dive, Climb, and Swing Like the Lord of the Apes. This step-by-step guide won’t make you king of the jungle, but it might improve your yodel. (via Gorilla Mask)

As if crude oil in the ocean wasn’t bad enough, it seems that the oxygen levels in the Gulf of Mexico are falling. That’s bad news for the animals who live in it.

5 Widely Believed Dating Myths (Science Says Aren't True). By 'science", they mean surveys of real people who on average disprove a generalization.

Melinda French Gates has spent over $22 billion (so far) trying to save the world. In this interview, she explains how it's done.

Peanut Butter and Jelly, Deconstructed.

Consumerist rounded up 27 Of The Sickest Things You've Done To Save Money (and more in the comments). We would have never heard of these embarrassing tips if it weren't for online anonymity. (via I Am Bored)

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