Tuesday Grab Bag of Links …

Architecture.
The Pirate Ship Bedroom
Point Piper House
H-House
Tastefully Designed Residence in Thailand
Cabin Porn: Work-Safe Eye Candy for Lodge & Hut Lovers
Kite Light: Suspended Diamond Lamps Soar Like Flying Kites
Daily Dream Home: Breakfast At Tiffany’s Brownstone House, New York
Casa Cardenas

Engineering.
A Single Boeing 777 Engine Delivers Twice the Horsepower of All the Titanic’s
12 strange tanks and armored vehicles

Food.
20 Unique Drinks to Sample on Your Next Trip
Chocolate Meringue Cake
Bacon Caramel Truffles!!
Ernest Hemingway Cupcakes
ferdakost: Brioche
TeJc Korean Drinking Guide – part 2 – soju, baekseju and osipseju
Black Lentil and Ham Soup
Pecan Cake & Best Wishes!
Triple Chocolate Cake Balls

History.
History shows contributions of Catholic Church to Western civilization
South Pole Race, 100 Years Ago Today : Discovery News

Liberty / Govt.
Projecting US Military Power
How Many U.S. Soldiers Were Wounded in Iraq? Guess Again.
Government Insiders Rip Off Taxpayers … Again
Obliterating What’s Left of Childhood Privacy

Computing.
Skirt Irksome Charges With Android Texting Apps
11 Who Died in 2011 (And Were Not Named Steve)

NASA.
Voyager Probes Aim For Interstellar Space, Four Decades Of Travel : All Tech Considered : NPR

Politics.
A Guide to the Presidential Candidates’ Proposals to Cut Spending

Cars.
Spy Photos: 2013 BMW R1250GS Caught Testing

Animals.
Daisy the Beagle Mix
Dogsledding in Swedish Lapland
Cute or Sad: No Depth Percept-shons
Jagger the Golden Retriever

Stye / Shoes.
Leffot Made to Order Shoes: Best of 2011
Jared Leto: GQ’s Worst-Dressed Man in the World: Style: GQ
The Best Dressed Mascots in College Football
Men Shop in Bulk – NYTimes.com

Fountain Pens / Writing.
Fresh from the Edison Pen Company: Mina and Huron Grande
Pelikan Souveran Demonstrator M1005
Stipula Etruria Voyeur Fountain Pen
Ink Links – The Pen Addict
Top 10 Reviews of 2011 – The Pen Addict
Peninkcillin: 2011 ink of the year
House of Pens: Lamy Dialog 3 Black

Photography.
The Frame: Looking back at images from 2011
Watchscapes: Leica S2 walkabout impressions
Scenes from Iraq – The Big Picture – Boston.com
The Autographic Kodak Camera, 1914-1932
Japan’s nuclear exclusion zone – The Big Picture – Boston.com
The Frame: The Hindu temples of Angkor Wat
North Korea Mourns Kim Jong Il – Alan Taylor – In Focus – The Atlantic

Watches.
Friday Find – Omega Speedmaster Plaisted Expedition 1968 for an insane price
2011- The TAG Heuer Year in Review
The History of the REAL Timex Military Watch: Plastic, Disposable, And A Product Of The 1980s
Weekly Watch Photo – Grönefeld One Hertz
Photo Essay: De Bethune DB26
Initial Impressions: Helson Skindiver
Fasten Your Seatbelts – Rolex GMT-Master History

Retro.
The Sears Christmas Catalog 1969
Toys by Randy Regier

Misc.
What is Santa’s Carbon Footprint?