Children of Men trailer — I remember discussing this book with Kris, Nory, and Todd many years ago. Now it's being made into a film.
How to create a Basil Wallbanger cocktail — for future reference
AskMe: Does having children make people less happy? Studies show that kids decrease happiness levels in parents slightly. Here are some anecdotal responses.
Vegetables, not fruit, help fight memory problems in old age — bad news for me!
Life 2.0: The Little Book of Flow — an encapsulation of the idea of "flow" in a longish blog entry
KIT — "Keep it Together", a utility for OS X
Somewhere over Essex — Zeppelins at war. I cannot possibly describe how much I love this summary of Zeppelins used for warfare.
MsgFiler is a handy OS X Mail add-on that I'll be adding when my new Mac arrives. (A watched pot never boils, a watched pot never boils, a watched pot...)
My kind of store: Cacao is a new chocolate store in downtown Portland [via Amy Jo]
Wow — I find this photo very disturbing: Beavis is a street junkie in San Francisco. This is a fascinating story, but boy the photo makes me squirm.
Video: Dice Stacking — I never knew there was such a thing
Survival of the fittest: "Oh, look at that rare swallow. Isn't it neat?" gunk "Oops. Swallowed by a hawk..."
I look forward to this every year: Uncle Mark's Gift Guide & Almanac is out now, and it's filled with great recommendations for techie things
Kiwi (even flightless birds have dreams)
Walk on the water: a pool filled with a non-Newtonian fluid
I wasn't going to link to this, but I keep going back to it: lots o' funny cats.
Yet another reason to hate Microsoft. Zune sucks. I've essentially been MS-free for five years with no adverse effects. If I could find a decent spreadsheet for OS X, I'd be completely Microsoft free.
One [via Rich]
Food 101: Nutritional Guidance, from Lauren Muney at Physical Mind. I am about to embark on an adventure with Muney, who is a wellness coach. Her page on basic nutrition is excellent — it matches with everything I've read in the past.
Cell transplants restore sight [via Dave]
Okay, this is just nuts. It has been raining non-stop since Sunday morning. Right now it's coming down in torrents. The National Weather Service says Portland has had more than five inches of rain in November, and that doesn't include the inch (or so) we've had today. It is wet wet wet.
Past wargames foresaw Iraq problems [via Dave]
The Ethicurean: chew the right thing. An ethicurean is "someone who seeks out tasty things that are also sustainable, organic, local, and/or ethical".
YouTube: Let's Paint,Exercise,& Blend Drinks TV! This really, really, really has to be seen to be believed. Mind-boggling.
MacRabbit - CSSEdit. As I begin to modify site layouts, this may be a useful tool.
Lynn says that the sing-along Mary Poppins is "the most fun EVER!" I'm waiting for the sing-along West Side Story myself...
Speculative fiction as literature: Great Science Fiction and Fantasy Works [via Josh]
For geeks like me: there's a new Rbert Fagles translation of the Aeneid (NYT login required) [via Paul J.]
How do you match your external self to your internal self? What changes can you make to alter people's perception of you?
Forget Star Wars and Battlestar Galactica. What would dogfights in space actually be like?
Paintball: the game isn't really what it sounds like, but it's addictive...
The World of Warcraft diet — man loses 41lbs. in three months playing online computer game. Maybe I should try...