Monday Grab Bag of Links …

Architecture. (pic via Freshome)
Round Tower in the Uk Converted Into Contemporary Family Home
The Tiny Houses of HabeRae
Daily Dream Home – Wissioming Residence
Carrara House
Travertine Dream House
Five bedroom Huf Haus in Oxshott, Surrey

Cars.
Man on the Move Goes to India – Two and Three Wheeled Edition

Animals.
Go, Puppy. Go! — Cute Overload
Meet Libby, Point Defiance Zoo’s Sea Otter – ZooBorns
Zoey the Golden Retriever

Photography.
Dakar rally 2012 – The Big Picture – Boston.com
25 Mind-Blowing Aerial Photographs Around the World
39 Colourful and Uplifting Photos of Hot Air Balloons

Watches.
Review: Montblanc Collection Villeret 1858 Vintage Pulsographe
Seiko Solar Chronograph Diver – SSC017P
The unveil of a Mystery Piece, in a Mystery Place: Deep Sea Vintage Chronograph
My New Omega Planet Ocean 9300 Chronograph – Unboxing and Mini Review – Modem Burner!
Bargains In The Watch World
Initial Impressions: Techné Sparrowhawk II
Harry Winston Histoire de Tourbillon 3 Watch
Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso Gyrotourbillon 2 Review
Some of the impressive and gorgeous pieces Lange introduced at previous fairs …

Food.
The 4 Most Common Bacon Cooking Mistakes
Guide: How To Buy Cognac
Behind the Scenes of Jack Daniel’s Barrel Making
11 Incredible Edible Daleks
Homemade Crescent Rolls
Ho Chiak: French Cuisine in SGP: Bistro du Vin.
Bittersweet Chocolate Pecan Pie
Classic Tiramisu – The Only Tiramisu Recipe You’ll Need

Style / Shoes.
Shoe Shine – Three Experts on Why You Should …
Alden x Leffot Kudu Longwing Blucher
Dandy of the Year: Luca Rubinacci

Fountain Pens /Writing.
A Rare Look at Samuel Beckett’s Doodle-Filled Notebooks
Ink Drop Soup – Turquoise Makes Everything Better
Whatever!: Featured Pen – Hakumin Koboku Shiage
Waterman Serenite In Blue
Fountain Pen Nib Comparison Video
Review: Pelikan M1005 Demonstrator Fountain Pen – Fine
Ink Links – The Pen Addict
Ink Nouveau: Rohrer and Klingner Fernambuk
Yoropen Standard Ballpoint Pen
Crónicas Estilográficas: 701
patrickrhone / journal – My Daily Pens
Ink still king at Fountain Pen Hospital
Fast Five: Diaries – WSJ.com

iPhone.
Video: Clever iPhone Lens Shoots Panoramic Video
Steampunk GPS App Evokes Jules Verne Era

Computing.
The 75 Best iPhone Apps – PCMag.com
Grooveshark Resurrected On The iPhone With New HTML5 Web App

Economics.
Austrian Economics Hits the Headlines
Peter Boettke on Austrian Economics
How Liberals Distort Austrian Economics – Reason Magazine

Starbucks.
Any Jokes About Starbucks’ Blonde Roast Will Result in a ‘Written Offense’

Gear / Gadgets / Kit.
Cuppow – Turn a Canning jar into a Travel mug

Misc.
13 Bizarre Animal Warning Signs
9 News Reporter Winter FAILS (VIDEO)
Speedy Toy Cars Blur The Boundaries Of Sculpture : NPR