Presents! Links For You On My Birthday

Have you explored the crawlspace under the stairs?

Amateur crimefighters are surging in the U.S., and the World Superhero Registry can introduce you to some of them.

Great weird word for the day: absquatulate.

A retired professor has invented eyeglasses that can be adjusted to an appropriate prescription by the wearer without having to go to an optician, which has the potential to help one billion of the world's poor achieve better vision.

Unclutterer arms you with the tough questions for your things that can help you to weed out your unwieldy stash.

How do sumo wrestlers bulk up for competition? They eat chanko-nabe, of course.

Visit the The Museum of Scientifically Accurate Fabric Brain Art.

Watch cute things falling asleep.

According to the Birthday Paradox, if you are sitting in a room with forty other people, the chances that two of those people have the same birthday are up at about 90%.

Extreme poodle grooming.

One year in 40 seconds from Eirik Solheim on Vimeo.

"...if you could somehow gather every scrap of gold that man has ever mined into one place, you could only build about one-third of the Washington Monument."

If you think things are bad economically, check out this photo essay on the Great Depression.

What does Pantone predict will be the hot new colour for 2009? Mimosa.

Twisty attacks "new" feminism, and I freaking heart her.

Grace In Small Things: Part 37 of 365

Grace In Small Things: Part 36 of 365