Sunday, August 01, 2010

Odds and Ends 40


MASHABLE -- “Guy Walks Across America” in Viral YouTube Video - click through for video, map, behind-the-scenes video, more details.


CROSSCUT -- Elliott Bay Book Company's Move Was a Blessing in Disguise for Pioneer Square


LIFEHACKER -- Off-Color Cars Offer Effective Theft Prevention (Well, I guess there's some advantage to driving a pink car, but I'll pass.)


ENGADGET -- Sprint reports $760 million net loss for Q2, slightly less than expected (the headline is the story... Sprint's on my list)


REDISTRIBUTING KNOWLEDGE -- More Bureaucracy Anyone? Crazy. Flowchart for new healthcare system. Overwhelming.


INHABIT -- Solar Power Is Cheaper Than Nuclear for the First Time


FORBES -- Where Americans Are Moving - 10 million taxpayers changed counties in 2008. This map lets you choose a county and see where people moved from and where former residents moved to.

-8-10- VIDEOS

A cat with only two legs, an optical illusion and some strange recruits.


Grace, a pretty cool 2-legged kitten.


Optical illusion. Stare at the four dots in the center until the screen video goes blank. You'll probably see an image. If you're as tired as me, you can still see the image minutes later if you look at a blank part of your screen. Trippy. (NO, nothing will jump out of scream at you. I hate those.)

-10- VIDEO

Houston PD Recruits Ducks?

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