7.04.2011

Lazy Linking, 50th in an Occasional Series


Stuff I liked lately on the Internets:

50.1. Liu Bolin is still hard to see.

50.2. Hey Big Apple, why the big crackdown on your cyclists?

50.3. 69 percent of participating Economist readers said we're in a tech bubble. I am not one of them.

50.4. Love the way this data on top seasons by position in the NBA is laid out. And how about Magic owning the point guard position for a whole decade?

50.5. Traditional batteries going the way of the VHS tape. (And I would add the incandescent light bulb.)

50.6. Dammit, Oxford University, which is it - comma or no comma after the second to last thing in a list? (For the record, I always put in a comma.)

50.7. When considering how to manage our cities, we ought to ask more often, "won't someone think of the children?" [Hat tip: Tim Harford. Also from Tim Harford - "There are 10 types of people in the world: those who understand binary, and those who don't."]

50.8. Remember when MySpace was the "it" site in 2005? (So long ago in social media time.) News Corp bought it for $580 million that year, and sold it last week . . . for a 94 percent loss. [Hat tip: the Consumerist.]

50.9. The Economist gives us two thousand years of economic output and aggregate human years lived, all in one chart. [Hat tip: Cafe Hayek.]

50.10. A chair made out of books.

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