Wednesday, March 04, 2009

Today's wacky religious news, courtesy of Cassandra: Italians are being asked to give up texting for Lent. What could possibly go wrong?

This weekend brings the annual Frozen Dead Guy Days festival in Colorado! If you prefer your dead guys less frozen and more symbolic, the Gravestone Girls have a lovely catalog of items created with images taken from gravestone rubbings.

It turns out that I'm living in the ninth unhappiest city in America. Um, yay? (A comment from someone else who lives here: "We should knuckle down and try to make the top 5!") Meanwhile, StrangeMaps posts a visual rendition of the slogans of each state.

The excellent has an article on the way your brain messes with you on a daily basis. It's a little frightening, actually.

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