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Miscellanea: And now for something completely different…
August 23, 2008, 8:23 pm
Filed under: interesting, Miscellaneous, random, Uncategorized

Encyclopedia of Life unveiled online – Raw Story 2/27/08

The Secret Museum of Mankind website, the “World’s Greatest Collection of Strange & Secret Photographs” – BoingBoing 1/23/08

Timeline tracks history of Internet fads and trends – CNet 8/7/08

StreetAdvisor Rates Your Street [Maps]  – LifeHacker 8/6/08

Seeds of Change: sf anthology of stories confronting important social issues – BoingBoing 8/13/08

 

HOWTO Tap a phone line – BoingBoing 8/12/08

How To: Beginner’s guide to picking locks – LifeHacker 8/14/07

Free “CC-licensed” banjo lessons from famous banjo author – BoingBoing 8/8/07

Animated Knots  – Metafilter 8/15/08 

Because you never know when you’ll need a good knot.

Hot Wire Your Car [How To]  – LifeHacker 8/15/08

Old time record enthusiast rips and posts thousands of 78RPM tracks – BoingBoing 8/12/08

 

The Things That Make Me Weak and Strange Get Engineered Away — story about geek monasteries for smart people who don’t fit in – BoingBoing 8/6/08

 

Freaks (1932 Tod Browning movie) at Archive.org – BoingBoing 8/1/08

Gravity Defying Homes – Metafilter 4/26/08

Spherical tree-house – BoingBoing 8/28/07

Motivational Music (MP3s) – BoingBoing 4/21/08

The 5 greatest things ever accomplished while high – Alternet 8/5/08

If you think time is on your side, you’re probably happier – USA Today 8/4/08

Philip Zimbardo and John Boyd have identified six ways in which people view time.

Toaster Museum – BoingBoing 8/4/08

The Mayan World – via Metafilter 7/24/08

“Mundo Maya Online is chockfull of illustrated articles about various aspects of Mayan history and culture. Learn about the Mayan calendar, read Mayan legends, explore Mayan history, archaeology and the natural environment they thrived in. “

A Cultural History of the Magic Mushroom – Alternet 8/19/08

Howard Zinn’s “A People’s History of American Empire” graphic novel – BoingBoing 8/17/08

Get Your War On, the animated series – BoingBoing 7/31/08

 

World’s most secretive billionaires – BusinessMemo 7/17/08

 

More random interesting finds from the Internet….

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