links for 2009-01-30

  • "Dinosaurs and Robots is a new blog about objects by Mister Jalopy and Mark Frauenfelder.

    Rather than focus on the newest trend, we will seek authentic, handy, rarefied, disgusting, illuminating, delicious, mysterious, intoxicating, commonplace, historic, intensely personal, entertaining and enlightened objects, both priceless heirlooms and exquisite trash."

  • "In MATH DOESN'T SUCK, internationally known actress and bonafide math genius Danica McKellar — called a 'math superstar' by The New York Times — rips the lid off the myth that math 'sucks,' helping to show that math can be easy, relevant, and even glamorous"
  • "The Wooster Collective was founded in 2001. This site is dedicated to showcasing and celebrating ephemeral art placed on streets in cities around the world."
  • "In all of my trips to France, one of my favorite things I’ve done to date is canoe the beautiful Dordogne River. Despite the jaw-dropping views and incredible scenery, this region in southwestern France is mysteriously off of most tourists’ radar. With castles and old stone villages sprinkled throughout the green hillsides and cliffs dropping into this beautiful river, you will be floored at the spectacular panoramas of the Dordogne."
    (tags: travel)