If a castle seems extravagant, how about a house made of cardboard? This prototype could be the first of a series of commercially available, portable, some-assembly-required homes constructed entirely of cardboard and other recyclable materials.
Via Boing Boing.
Try this quick test -- can you tell the computer programmers apart from the serial killers? I got all but one right -- but I missed one of the killers, so I suppose I'm dead.
Worthwhile Onion article: "Evangelical Scientists Refute Gravity With New 'Intelligent Falling' Theory."
A cute cartoon at Don't Drink the Koolaid, "God: A Career Retrospective", might explain a few things.
An interesting New York Times article about the badly-thought-out cover to Rick Moody's new book: "Book Misjudged by Its Cover Gets (What Else?) New Cover."
An article at Editor and Publisher looks at what editors do when faced with an official movie title containing errors: Press Wrestles with Grammatically Incorrect 'Virgin'."
Also via Bookslut.
The portfolio of this professional retouch artist has a twofold effect: it could be a reassuring reminder that models aren't that different from anyone else, or it could be a sickening testament to our warped airbrush-culture and our outrageous ideals of beauty. I'm torn.
Slate has an interesting take on the always-delightful blog Overheard in New York.