linkdumps for months, so there's a boatload of accumulated material. And much of it is old, so may not be "tywk," but at least this post will help me clean out some bookmarks.
After Dirk Nowitski's superb performance in the NBA playoffs (48 points with only 3 missed shots), a writer has suggested "points per miss" as a new statistic reflecting offensive efficiency.
Wikipedia has a list of dinosaurs with almost a thousand entries.
Posted for reference because the term so often comes up during arguments about politics: a list of fourteen defining characteristics of fascism. I can't vouch as to whether this list is accurate or not.
Here's a technique to find out which vendors etc. are selling/sharing your email address to spammers.
One of the windows at Grossmunster Cathedral created by embedding slices of agate into the glass.
English is the only major language to capitalize the first-person singular pronoun "I."
Move your mouse over this and see what happens.
A manhole cover "dances" on a windy day.
The last video footage of Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy, taken in 1956 at the home of Stan's daughter.
Via Google Images, a photospread of albino animals and two-headed animals.
Administrators in Portland, Oregon drained a reservoir because a man peed in it.
A spreadsheet with over a thousand TED talks. Also here.
A pastry undergoes mitosis.
Twin babies exhibit synchronized sneezing.
Ontario's Highway 401 is one of the most complicated and busiest highways in the world.
A website has been created to dump Michele Bachmann.
If for some reason you want to see/hear an immense donkey fart interrupting an interview, then you should view this video. Otherwise skip it.
The butterfly in the photos at the top is one of the "skipper" butterflies. I can't identify or distinguish most of them, but this one is not too hard. It's a Least Skipper, one of the "grass skippers" and one of the smallest such butterflies. This one and dozens more were "skipping" over the grass along the trails in the UW Arboretum during a field trip last month.