Monday, June 20, 2011

Useful Links and Interesting Reading

The Surprisingly Cool History of Ice.

Life After Zionist Summer Camp. Life ain't gonna be like any childhood indoctrination. (via Breakfast Links)

12 Events that will Change Everything. Scientific American explores possibilities ranging from contact with extraterrestrials to global warming, and asks for your input.

The True Cost of Tomatoes. If you don’t grow them yourself, you might be surprised at the process of getting them to your table. (via Metafilter)

How pasta became the world’s favourite food. Maybe because it goes so well with tomatoes. (via Breakfast Links)

How To Travel With Your Friends (And Remain Friends Afterwards). Making the trip short and sweet is all I would add. (via Lifehacker)

What Groucho Ate. Interesting because it's Groucho, with lessons about how memories affect our dietary choices.

The 6 (Wrong) Questions Men Love to Ask About Women. A confusing title, but an honest and real (and SFW) essay about women in the real world. (via Bits and Pieces)

Creepy, Crusty, Crumbling: Illegal Tour of Abandoned Six Flags New Orleans. The theme park never reopened after Katrina, and what’s left is heartbreaking and eerie. (via J-Walk Blog)

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