Morning Cup of Links: Unfriend

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Oxford Word of the Year 2009 is Unfriend. With friends like these, who needs unfriends?
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Not all mom and pop businesses are worth saving, but those who serve their community the old-fashioned way have a place. This look at Busy Bee Hardware in Detroit shows just why. (via Metafilter)
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Can you name the most commonly used words in the English language? In this quiz, you'll have twelve minutes to name the 100 words most used. (via J-Walk Blog)
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Seventeen Things Worth Knowing About Your Cat. Who knew president Lincoln was such a cat lover?
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Subways provide a great laboratory for psychology experiments. Here are some things we've learned over the years from strangers crowded together in a moving tube.
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Gary Brolsma, the star of the hit video Numa Numa, conducts the MSU marching band. You can probably guess what song.
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The remote Mustang caves of Nepal are yielding treasures and artworks that lead explorers to think it may be the legendary Shangri-La.
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Before They Came to America: Giants of Hong Kong Cinema. You know the names, but you probably don't know their history.

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November 17, 2009 - 11:12pm
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