Congrats to Mozilla Firefox for being PC World’s Product of the Year. Well deserved. See the Firefox button at right to download this essential computer tool.
A web site devoted to newspaper corrections, it’s helpfully named “Regret the Error.”
If you really need to know the eye color of your prospective child, here’s how to run the odds. You’ll need to know the eye colors of your parents, your s.o.’s parents, and all siblings. Ths should also be helpful for high school bio teachers looking to teach inheritance, alleles, etc.
Some guy named Ted Leo covers Kelly Clarkson’s “Since U Been Gone” (MP3 file) with just an acoustic guitar as backup. Impressive, scary, entertaining. You can also watch the video of the performance. (Hat tip to the archives of A Whole Lotta Nothing)
More efficient toilets. This site leans heavily on composting toilets and also has an entry on a “foam flush” toilet that cleans the toilet as it flushes, requiring only 3 ounces of water. I’m impressed. And frightened.
Beebo Gulfstream (see link at right) points to this video of the General Lee. Amazing bit of driving, that.
By the way, all links from this series of link dumps in the past week come from web sites listed in the right hand sidebar of this blog, if not specifically noted. And even then, they often come from there, but I feel obliged to be specific for some unknown reason.