Morning Cup of Links: Michael Phelps' Physique

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How Michael Phelps' physique makes him the perfect swimmer. "...just a normal person, from a different planet, a planet from a different galaxy."  Bonus: read the comments.
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Be a Modern Knight: Protecting Your Lady in the 21st Century. I really wanted to meet the wonderful guy who wrote this, but found he had help from his lucky wife.
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The Invisible Man, a short short story from Lee Sandlin. If you're going to pick up a cat at the airport, you need to buy a car first.
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7 "Eccentric" Geniuses Who Were Clearly Just Insane. Sort of like the guys you see in the online personals, only with historical accomplishments.
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Was it a mistake or a prank? Either way, a spaghetti-eating cat does not belong in a show about binge drinking.
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How to Make Your Own Daguerreotype. The first practical form of photography was made public 169 years ago today, and is still just as difficult. But there are shortcuts!
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Russian Books for Naughty Children. Learning good behavior comes at the price of lifelong nightmares.

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August 18, 2008 - 10:48pm
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