merlin: Bonkyhead  Wikipedia is always right. What a perfectly charming individual.
Rare, last look inside space shuttle Atlantis →
Thanks to The Verge for linking this one. I’m a sucker for anything space-related.
Amazon Kindle Fire vs. iPad 2 →
Marco nails it with his own version of a comparison table between the Kindle Fire and the iPad 2.
Nerds and Male Privilege →
Besides his unfortunate avoidance of the word “feminist,” I’d say this is a pretty cogent piece: Geek society prides itself on being explicitly counter-culture; nerds will crow about how, as a society, they’re better than the others who exclude them. They’ll insist that they’re more egalitarian; geeks hold tight to the belief that geek culture is a meritocracy, where concepts...
spoonifurishere: Up in the Air is strangely fascinating. Has a lot of those… little moments. The adults running into the hotel barefoot and wet and laughing and drunk. All of the airport scenes. It’s nice. Drying the wet cardboard cutout in his hotel bathroom. I quite enjoyed this movie when I saw it in theaters. I should probably watch it again.