Morning Cup of Links: Smooth Criminal on the Cello

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Fans of Star Wars, Sesame Street, and 80’s music should think long and hard before reading 17 Images That Will Ruin Your Childhood.
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Speaking of childhood, how much better would everyone feel about their jobs if their place of employment had one of these insanely fun-looking indoor slides?
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A really trashy new hotel has opened up in Spain. No, really. It’s literally made of trash.
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In 1905, after 18 fatalities caused by the hyper-violent nature of the game, college football enacted a number of revolutionary changes to the game. Most notably among these was the legalization of the forward pass. Smithsonian has the complete history in this intriguing story.
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If you’re a fan of old boats, planes, trains and other pieces of machinery, you may want to visit one of these mechanical graveyards.
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I like a heated pool as much as the next guy – assuming the next guy really likes them – but I think it would detract from the experience a bit knowing that the heat was supplied by the cremation of human corpses.
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As a big Michael Jackson fan, it takes a lot for a cover of one of his songs to win me overs. But Stjepan Hauser and Luka Sulic’s two-man cello duet of Smooth Criminal definitely got me.
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Even though you handle them everyday, you may not be aware of all of the symbolism contained in the $1 bill.

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January 27, 2011 - 12:14am
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