Morning Cup of Links: Literary Cocktails

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There was a lot more to basketball star Manute Bol than his NBA career, as you'll see in this tribute that was written before his death. He was totally devoted to making life better for the people of his native Sudan. (via TYWKIWDBI)
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The Frozen Addicts. An outbreak of paralysis in 1982 taught us that recreational drugs can produce new and surprising dangers, and that Parkinson's disease may have a chemical foundation.
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How Our Gang came to be, and how they became a big sensation. Also, how they came to be known as The Little Rascals.
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Booktails: Our Favorite Alcoholic Beverages From Literature. With these recipes, you can feel oh-so erudite and sophisticated as you become thoroughly sloshed.
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This guy took the challenge to eat off $1 a day using coupons. He got so good at it that he often gives food away! (via Metafilter)
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Sweet James Bond-Like Space Saving Furniture. After a couple minutes of this presentation, I was expecting them to fold an entire apartment into a suitcase.
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5 Forgotten Founding Fathers. No school teaches you about all 56 men who signed the Declaration of Independence, but we can help close the gap. Also see 4 More Forgotten Founding Fathers.

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June 29, 2010 - 12:01am
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