Short Friday Links because I'm tired and going to bed instead of sorting out the rest of what I have. Deal with it.
How to turn old car parts into a joystick. [link]
100 houses that Detroit will pay you to take. [link]
Maurice Sendak almost illustrated a copy of The Hobbit. [link]
A list of Laconic Phrases with special emphasis on Spartan quotes. [link]
How Romans destroyed a mountain for the gold. [link]
I'd like to know more about how they did this. The engineering sounds brilliant.
This article summarizes and links to a Reddit IAmA with a McDonalds employee. It's pretty good. [link]
Hardest Sudoku ever. [link]
A video collage of all the space shuttle launches. [link]
What if a batter hit a baseball travelling at 0.9 C (near the speed of light)? [link]
Yeah, damn straight I'm taking a base!
I'd been holding on to this for weeks. It's a 5 part video of the entire cast of Star Trek: The Next Generation at a convention. It's funny, it's touching, it has a surprise twist. You'll love it. [link]