Monday Grab Bag of Links …

Architecture / Design.
The Einstein Tower – Hobbit Astrophysical Observatory in Germany
Moka Alessi – NYTimes
Waterfront Modern Home with Luxurious Design Features
Serene Home in Bali, Designed for Entertainment
hawkesbury residence
Sonoma Vineyard Residence
The extreme architecture of lighthouses

Economics.
The Mapmakers Petition
Are the poor getting poorer?

Food.
Tiki Drink: Sidewinder’s Fang
Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Shooter
A Brief History of Chocolate
Forest Gump Chocolate Tartelette
Pineapple Shrimp Fried Rice
Smoky Candied Nuts with Bacon
Cinnamon-Walnut Rolls with Mascarpone Frosting
Oatmeal Vanilla Chocolate Ice Cream Sandwich

Travel.
Top 10 Ways to Travel Smarter, Safer, and Cheaper
Sea Food: 14 Floating Restaurants Around the World
The World’s Best Floating Hotels – WSJ.com
10 Unspoiled Beaches For Your RTW Trip
Why You Should Make Mongolia Your Next Asian Destination
Would You Take a Vacation to Afghanistan? ~ Kuriositas

Photography.
The Frame: Magh Mela festival 2012
Extreme cold weather hits Europe – The Big Picture
Coolest Pix Of 2012 Week 05 – TotallyCoolPix
Adventure Lovers’ Paradise: Arches National Park [47 PICS]
25 awesome skyline pics from around the world

Style / Shoes.
Gaziano and Girling Rothschild MTO
Alden x Leffot 405C
Alden x Leffot Ravello LWB
Stefano B. – Horween Leather Co.
Overcoat, Topcoat, Greatcoat – Terminology Explained

Liberty / Govt.
Ron Paul’s famous “What if” speech – YouTube

Watches.
Da Luca Cordovan NATO straps
SIHH 2012: A. Lange & Sohne novelties
Climb into the cockpit and show us your pilot watches
Just Because: A $464,500 Patek Philippe Reference 2481 With Cloisonné Eurasia Enamel Dial
OMEGA Speedmaster Co-Axial Chronograph Caliber 9300
Linde Werdelin SpidoSpeed Chronograph Review
An Early Look At The Hamilton intra-matic: A Winner From Basel 2012, Already
Dick George talks making the automaton for ‘Hugo': Working Hollywood – Los Angeles Times
The Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Minute Repeater Review
*** De Bethune *** | SIHH by SJX: A comprehensive Report on SIHH 2012

Computing.
The 10 Best Wireless Routers – PCMag.com
Free Phone Calls On Your iPad, iPod, iPhone, or Android Phone

Retro.
9 diving bells
Radiation Posters, 1947
Coca Cola comes to France, April 4th, 1950

Cars.
Volkswagen Type 2 – Cutaway
Man on the Move Goes To India – Volume III
Porsche 944 GTR 003 / It’s two year racing history…
Fairest Lady: 1960 Datsun SPL212 Roadster

Science.
World’s Biggest Prawn Discovered

Retro.
The Graf Zeppelin

Fountain Pens / Writing.
A right way to write: Hagerstown man collects, restores fountain pens
Ink Nouveau: Jamie Grossman’s Noodler’s UV Torture Test
Palomino Blackwing Wooden Pencil – 602 Model
Glass pens. – Leigh Reyes. My Life As a Verb
Ink Links – The Pen Addict
Visconti Homo Sapiens Lava Fountain Pen Review
Visconti Homo Sapiens M Nib
Palimpsest: Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy Pen Spotting
Mattias Inks
Whatever!: Waterproof Black Fountain Pen Inks
Review: Miquel Rius Red Soft Bound Journal
Review: Lamy Studio rollerball, stainless steel finish

Advertising.
Tobacco Advertising

Gear / Gadgets / Kit.
Bicycle Can Cage
Steve Ku 40DD Review
A Filip De Coene Hybrid Slipjoint
EDC – submitted by starstreak Great blog! I’m…
Items of Interest – Keychain Gadgets and Pocket Tools
Introducing the new BioLite CampStove
Free Key Press-To-Open Keyring
Essentials: Ben Baller

Misc.
Oneupmanship Journal: Bob & Doug
Total Annual Building Energy Consumption for New York City – Chart
A Brief History of The Elements of Style and What Makes It Great
Why does Arnold Bread have forty different kinds of bread?
Bismarck’s Voice Among Restored Edison Recordings – NYTimes.com

  • http://CoryChass.com/ Cory

    Backlink of the day! Cool :)

    • http://pretenseofknowledge.com/ speedmaster

      Backlink? I don’t follow. Which link do you mean?