[ mark bernstein ] Aaron Swartz on how to read more books – a couple of workable solutions, and a couple of unworkable ones.
President’s day at Macalester College, Minnesota, from the viewpoint of Brian Rosenberg, the President of Macalester College – has something of a David Letterman sensibility to it.
John Lampard has an insightful little hypothetical day-in-the-life of what might have happened if the internet was not invented. Reminds me a lot of my first year of uni in 1994, when floppy discs were still a significant form of data transfer.
[ Mark Bernstein ] Foreclosing Possibilities – a long article about a new lawyer trying to help save someone’s home.
One of the least represented forms of writing online would seem to be poetry, and in particular, the kind of poetry that I heard as a young boy. Here is the story of Matilda, who told lies from the amazing “Cautionary Tales for Children”.
[ onfocus ] You may find the red button on this website useful for your comedy stylings: Instant Rimshot. It’s a flash file, so if you’re reading this on an iPhone, don’t bother.
An emerging trend, it would seem, is that unfortunate follow-on to the bridal registry: the divorce registry.
A well-annotated diagram describing the evolution of the book
100 Best First Lines of Novels
[Lachie GH] If you think you’ve eaten a big meal over the weekend, think again: 42 Gut-Busting Restaurant Challenges for Free Food. I didn’t see any Australian ones in the list – any suggestions?