Morning Cup of Links: Tourists in North Korea

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Two Europeans rode a train into North Korea without going through the required North Korean tourist agency. They took a route that was "impossible" for tourists, but no one stopped them.
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Car Talk's Official Staff Credits. They manage to hire the most interestingly-named people. (via Bits and Pieces)
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A novelist spends time in a hospital ward for digestive problems along with chronic alcoholics. You don't want to read this while eating.
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6 Geniuses Who Saw Their Inventions Go Terribly Wrong. Orville Wright, who thought the airplane would mean the end of warfare, lived to see the Enola Gay bomb Hiroshima.
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DeepLeap is like Scrabble on speed. Make words out of the letters you are given, but hurry before they disappear! (via BuzzFeed)
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Mankind Is No Island. An award-winning short film shot entirely on a cell phone.
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Profiles in Carnage: 4 Fictional Bullies. It's easier to call them our "favorite" bullies when we are not the ones getting picked on.

April 6, 2009 - 12:04am
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