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.
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.
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.
7 "Eccentric" Geniuses Who Were Clearly Just Insane. Sort of like the guys you see in the online personals, only with historical accomplishments.
Was it a mistake or a prank? Either way, a spaghetti-eating cat does not belong in a show about binge drinking.
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!
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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