Japanese Cats in Pots No, I don’t get it either, but I love it nonetheless. [via Japan Probe]
Card Trick Central →
Lots of instructions for performing card tricks, many of them easy enough for beginners like me.
Security and Privacy Aren't Opposites →
A brief, insightful article by my favorite security expert, Bruce Schneier. I consider this a must-read for anyone who enjoys using the Internet as it now exists.
Climate Change: A Primer →
A solid, understandable introduction to climate change from the forthcoming Rough Guide to Climate Change, 2nd Edition. Courtesy of the Weather Underground.
Better Fonts →
More than 10,000 free fonts, with an easy-to-use visual interface for browsing.
The Best 50 Albums of 2007 →
Lots of good-looking stuff to consider checking out, compiled from the Hype Machine music discovery blog. [via Waxy]
Until big media provides us with a way to get to know where our presidental candidates stand on the issues that are important to us, we’ll have to deal with their ad campaigns and whatever we can find online. This resource cuts through the hype of political claims to help us get a better handle on the truth. It’s time for all of us to make up our own minds, and not take anyone’s...
10 Universities Offering Free Writing Courses... →
From Education-Portal.com, these high-quality online courses seem to offer a great deal to aspiring writers, all for free. There are several I’d like to take when I have time. [via Lifehacker]
Top 10 iTunes Smart Playlists →
A Lifehacker Top 10 that has some excellent suggestions for clever and useful automated iTunes playlists. I’ll probably use most of these.
This is an incredibly useful service that translates a phone call into text that then interfaces with your email, reminders, calendars, todos, and all sorts of other online goodness.
You Don't Understand Our Audience →
An article about how stories are chosen by big media from MIT’s Technology Review. Riveting and disturbing. Free Registration Required [bugmenot] [via BB]
Free BP (Live at the SAFE Coffeehouse) My first...
animated zen 2008 →
Love that web zen goodness. Animated zen is always one of my favorite themes…
If you’re a vegetarian like me, or just like to know about healthy dining and grocery shopping alternatives when you travel, this is a great resource. I’ve even found some excellent new discoveries close to home.
How to Haggle →
The Frugality Cheat Sheet: 147 Tiny Tips to Live... →
Some excellent tips from the Frugalist blog. I’m always looking for ways to improve on this stuff.
These creatures are the only sentient race in that sector and they’re made...– They’re Made Out of Meat, a great short story by Terry Bisson. From OMNI Magazine, 1991.