Monday Grab Bag of Links …

Architecture / Design. (pic via Dornob)
Laranjeiras Residence in Rio de Janeiro
Hourglass-Inspired Tea Timer both Times & Steeps Hot Tea
AD Classics: Steel Pre-Fab Houses
Amazing Concrete House in Madrid
House That Mixes the Limits Between Art and Architecture
Newest of 10 LEGO Architecture Building Sets
The Franz House

Style / Shoes.
Corthay, Vendome Graphite
Ready, Aim, Attire: The Silliest Military Uniforms Ever
Allen Edmonds & Horween Leather – A Century of Partnership

Cars.
Low-mile Italian “barn finds” make headlines
10 Motorcycles for Our Fantasy Garage
Maker of Ural Sidecar Motorcycles Finds Niche in U.S.
Volvo P1800S
Bullitt Car Chase
Ultra Rigs of the World, Part 2
The best of Bike EXIF’s early years

Watches.
New arrival : Breguet
OceanicTime: HALIOS 1000m (prototype)
Breguet: A few pics of my Tradition
DOXA – SUB 1200T PROFESSIONAL
Aquatimer Deep Two
Carrera 110.573B – Heuerville
Photo Review: Seiko SBBN021 “Blue Ocean”

Gear / Gadgets / Kit.
Unloading the Mercedes-Benz F-Cell Roadster
How to Decorate a Man Room

Photography.
Animals in the News

Fountain Pens / Writing.
The Pelikan M101N brown tortoiseshell
Ink Links – The Pen Addict
Pilot launches new limited edition fountain pen – the Golden Rose
Drawing with a Squirrel: Rhodia Dot Webnotebook
No, No, No… Not Another Review Of The Homo Sapiens…
The long awaited bamboo dip pen tutorial!

Travel.
Maya in Aranwella Beliatta, Tangalle, Sri Lanka
Photos: World’s Most Amazing Hotel Pools
The Luxury Racha Hotel and Resort, Thailand

Energy.
Contaminated Thinking
Fun Facts to Know and Tell: Nuclear Energy Edition
Getting ready for a wave of coal-plant shutdowns
Federal Subsidies to Solar Up 626%, Subsidies to Wind Up 946%

Food.
Whole Wheat Chocolate Chip Waffles
Wasabi Cheese Crackers
Shochu is becoming less of a secret in L.A. – latimes.com
Golden Watermelon Sorbet
Australian Iced Coffee
Parmesan Pencils
Vodka Nation

Animals.
Casper the Weimaraner

Economics.
Social Security Disability Payments on the Rise
Harsanyi: For the love of God, please stop “helping”
Romney was right: Corporations really are people  (more) (please do not confuse this link w/ an endorsement for Romney)
REPORT: Oracle of Omaha has problem with math…
More on Warren Buffett’s “Mega-Rich”

Liberty / Govt.
Gov’t Paying Farmers, Ranchers $112M to Protect Bird Too Numerous to be Threatened
Rick Perry’s Gardasil Problem
Progressive Intolerance
Another Compelling Reason to Shut Down the Department of Housing and Urban Development
What Could $20 Billion in Farm Subsidies Buy Us?
In Afghanistan Until 2024
First They Came for the Kid-Run Lemonade Stands
Wendy’s – Soviet Fashion Show Ad – YouTube
How Private Citizens Saved Central Park

Engineering.
Two Targets, One Bullet: How the Ultimate Sniper Rifle Was Made

Education.
Grade Inflation and Education Majors

Computing.
This explains a lot: 90 percent of US net users don’t know from crtl-F
The Best Free Microsoft Office Alternative
Top 10 Apps That Will Change Your Life – WSJ.com

Misc.
Brilliantly Sarcastic Responses To Completely Well-Meaning Signs
7 Grammar Mistakes that Make You Look Dumb
Brilliantly Sarcastic Responses To Completely Well-Meaning Signs (warning: some salty language ahead)