Morning Cup of Links: Bluegrass Beyonce

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Scientists have floated the theory that life may have begun on earth in more than one instance. A biochemist did the math and says if it happened more than once, there's no evidence surviving in our current genes.
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Why It Costs Twice as Much to Fly Half as Far. The economics of air travel is somewhat akin to alchemy.
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You think kids are tired of school by this time of year? The faculty of Bloomingdale High School have had it up to here!
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Why I Hate 3-D (and You Should Too). Roger Ebert explains the many reasons, which are summed up quickly in this poster.
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Our 11 Favorite Bluegrass Covers on YouTube. You haven't lived until you've heard "Single Ladies" on banjo and jaw harp. (via Gorilla Mask)
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How to Save the News. Journalism won't die because the all-powerful Google is working to save it. Really.
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You knew your flip flops went away for the winter, you just weren't exactly sure where. Don't worry, if they're not already back home, they will be soon.
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10 Jobs You Didn't Hear About on Career Day. Mainly because they are obsolete, but would it help our unemployment rate if we still used knocker-uppers?

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May 13, 2010 - 12:04am
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