Bear with me, I’m getting there. More links from the stuffed link closet. You can see all the recent link round-ups here.
- Meta-Efficient, a
weblog about cheap, reliable, green and effective things.
- Panoramic photos
of the Paris metro. It ain’t quite the
Prague metro, but it’s still attractive.
- First non-educational computer game I ever played: Zork
III. First computer game I never finished: Zork III. See the many flavours
of Infocom text adventures here. Don’t miss The
Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy and Leather
Goddesses of Phobos.
- Random city
- Is this a paradigm-changing
device? Well, maybe not paradigm changing, but it’s pretty frickin’ cool.
An entire PC that runs Windows, including 80211b and Bluetooth, that fits
in your pocket? Check out this
video for a demo. All for less than US $2000. Thanks to Tom
Murphy for the linkage.
- The 50
coolest songs parts. I must make my own list some time, and it won’t feature
Phil Collins at #1. They link to a great article on the Rolling Stones’ Sympathy
offor the Devil.
- The etymology of the term rubber
- Stupid student tricks–making
metaphors. My favourite is ‘she was as easy as the Daily Star crossword’.
Though, ‘the dandelion swayed in the gentle breeze like an oscillating electric
fan set on medium’ is also fantastic.
- Via Transblawg,
we find a
dictionary of vulgarities for non-native English speakers.