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October 16, 2006

Monkey on your back! Like a ta-da list for someone else, only cuter and with monkeys. via 43 Folders
Curious George: Help me choose a font! I'm trying to pick a typeface for paper/PDF documentation to go with a scientific software program I wrote. The non-serif typefaces are a bit hard on the eyes for some of the longer paragraphs, but classic serifs (Garamond/Palatino/etc) look really messy when I write various commands in all-caps. Is there a font that is well-suited to what I'm trying to do? And yeah, besides Comic Sans.
Drivingmenuts Does LA! OK, hide your sisters and break out the bananas! I'm visiting Los Angeles! more inside
Should the library categorize Thus Spake Zarathustra as fiction or non-fiction? The Nietzsche Family Circus pairs a randomized Family Circus cartoon with a randomized Friedrich Nietzsche quote.
A large gallery of pictures of beautiful Iran . This gallery has everything: the art, architecture, people, and the natural beauty of Iran. Also, a nice smaller gallery. Fewer pictures, but a little more commentary from some visitors to Iran. more inside
Curious George curious of local history. What's some local history from your neck of the woods? more inside
Bomb Or Not? - This site helps you improve your bomb detection skills, so that you can become a better inconvenience to travelers Skilled Government Agent.
The (British) National Trust wants to record One Day in History in what it calls the biggest ever blog.
UK university lecturers to be asked to keep eyes open for angry radical students. more inside
The beautification of the Democratic Party. Democrats seem to be fielding an uncommonly high number of uncommonly good-looking candidates... Democratic operatives do not publicly say that they went out of their way this year to recruit candidates with a high hotness quotient. more inside
Rabbit (56.9 MB .mov). "When a boy and girl find an idol in the stomach of a rabbit, great riches follow, but for how long?" Animation by Run Wrake (via MeFi).