Tuesday, March 3, 2009

Odds and Ends, Tue 3 March 2009

1. "Bizarre Sports in the World"

2. "Star Wars Ren 2"
"A long time ago, in an art gallery far far away ..."  Renaissance art
 with a 'Star Wars' twist.

3. "Tetris Art"
Tetris Street Art in Abercrombie Lane, Sydney.

4. "Top Secret Recipes"
"Duplicate your favorite brand-name foods at home with common ingredients.
 Fool your friends with easy-to-make, original recreations designed in
 our Top Secret Lab!"

5. "10 Ways Microsoft's Retail Stores Will Differ From Apple Stores"

6. "Somnambulism in the Internet Age"
"The 44-year-old woman had gone to bed at about 10pm, but rose a couple
 of hours later, walked to the next room and sat down at her computer.
 She turned the machine on, connected to the Internet and success fully
 logged on with her user name and password, before composing three
 emails and sending them to friends."

7. "The Interview Question You Should Always Ask"
"'What do you do in your spare time?'  Obsessions are one of the greatest
 telltale signs of success. Understand a person's obsessions and you will
 understand her natural motivation."  As an example, the article cites
 Captain Chesley 'Sully' Sullenberger, who successfully landed an Airbus
 A320 in the Hudson River after both engines were knocked out.  What he
 did in his spare time appears to have come in very handy.

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