Monday, July 11, 2011

Good Reads and Info

Deconstructing the Color Wheel.

Five Fantastic Felines. Inspiring stories of cats who earned their places in history and in our hearts.

A Newsweek reporter tells about his time in an Iranian prison.

Andy Cavatorta was commissioned to build a new musical instrument based on a pendulum for Bjork's Biophilia show in Manchester, UK. He developed Gravity Harps. (Thanks, Andy!)

Calling Bullshit on Unpaid Internships. (via Metafilter)

What History Teaches Us About the Welfare State.

Joe had never used a computer in all of his 60 years. Watching him try to figure it out from scratch is an educational experience for a browser analyst. (via Metafilter)

After declining for twenty years, home births are becoming more common since 2004. Here are five possible reasons parents are choosing to stay at home to deliver.

3 Noteworthy Typing Feats. Although why people would want to do such things is beyond my comprehension.

A 22-year-old former homecoming queen finds herself in Uganda mothering 13 orphans. And she has a blog. (via Metafilter)

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