Friday, February 6, 2009

Links of Interest 2/6

Way back in the day when New York was living in its Mad Men glory, John Updike wrote about a shortcut he found in Manhattan. These guys retraced his steps to see if they could recreate it.

Here's a look of the top robots from 2008.

2005 brought a mysterious, sweet syrupy smell to the streets of Manhattan. 4 years later, the source has been identified.

Go to school to learn about The Wire. Skipping season 2 is a mistake in my opinion though.

The meaning of Radiohead? I'm not sure what that means, but this article attempts to define it.

Not since the "hand of god" has Britain been hoodwinked by soccer.

So there is culture in New Jersey. Who knew?

20 "trials of the century." The last century of course. A list for this century's would be kinda lame I think.

Driving the google maps car lets you see a great many things. Some good, some not so good.

Because God hasn’t installed the fluorescents yet. Duh.

The individual histories of video game consoles.

Interview with David Fincher.

1 comment:

Cline said...

At least one of those Google Maps Street View pics was staged. This is pretty cool: