by syaffolee

Time To Clean Out The Bookmarks

On Predicting Violence (via Smart Bitches Who Love Trashy Novels) Stephen King’s take on the VT shooting: Most creative people use the imagination as an outlet for violence. Cho wasn’t creative, just plain nuts.

Confused By What “2nd Cousin Once Removed” Means? Ah, everything is now explained with a nifty chart.

If ancient Rome had the Internet… “The soothsayer’s “Ides of March” email fails to get Caesar’s proper attention as it’s inadvertently filtered into his junk folder.”

Humans Wear Diverse “Wardrobe” of Skin Microbes. “Each person’s ‘wardrobe’ of germs seems to be as unique as his or her sense of style.”

Card Catalog Generator (via So Anyway) I love this kind of stuff. (I mean, that’s obvious given that my personal bookmarks are arranged in Dewey Decimal.) Maybe I should convert my links page into a card catalog…

Driving Orientation: A World Map. This doesn’t just tell you where you’ll be driving left or right–it’s also a visual for past colonialism.

The Laugh Gap Explained. Hm. Interesting theories, but I personally don’t laugh very much. I don’t try to be funny either, but it’s not because I’m afraid to be undignified. I guess I’m just somewhat humorless.

And here’s my link for Earth Day: 10 Most Magnificent Trees in the World. Go look at some pretty pictures while I head to the recycling center to turn in some dead tree media.