Monday Grab Bag of Links …

Architecture.
Light Stage House, Japan
Round Bookcase Hovering Above Davis’ Writing Studio
Old Garage Makeover: Fabulous Home
9 utopian architectural projects
Tiny House Family

Union Thuggery.
More Public Teachers’ Unions Thuggery

Food.
Espresso Chocolate Chip Cookies
Why Astronauts Crave Tabasco Sauce : The Salt : NPR
Quick Chocolate Cupcake with Nutella
Triple Chocolate Mousse Cake
Home style cooking: Cafe de Hong Kong
Tiki Drink: Mr. Bali Hai
Dark Chocolate & Hazelnut Skillet Blondies

iPhone.
Hyped ‘Clear’ To-Do iPhone App Moves An Impressive 350K Copies In Just 9 Days
10 Must-Have iPhone Apps – PCMag.com

Travel.
The AETHER STREAM Takes San Francisco
Friday Fantasy Vacation: Huvafen Fushi Maldives

Photography.
History of the Polaroid SX-70 – Boing Boing
Photos: David Guttenfelder in North Korea
Japan Earthquake: Before and After
A Century on Film: How Kodak Succumbed to the Digital Age – SPIEGEL

Gear / Gadgets / Kit.
Review: Spyderco Poliwog Knife
CRKT Ultima Knife :: Blue Sheepdog
Gerber Apocalypse Kit
Chris Reeves Small Sebenza 21 Review

Retro.
The One That Got Away: Schwinn Sting-Ray

Economics.
Ode to the middleman
Thuggery Masquerading as Public Policy
World War II Did Not End the Great Depression

Liberty / Govt.
Symbolism in Action
GM’s Profits Don’t Mean Taxpayers Will Be Off the Hook
Based on Where the Top 1 Percent Lives, the Occupy Crowd Should Be Protesting Against Big Government
Ten Reasons to Dislike the Federal Reserve
Ohio May Ban “Secret Compartments”
Green company gets $390M subsidies, lays off 125

Fountain Pens / Writing.
Omas to Release a New Limited Edition Red Demonstrator 360 Fountain Pen
Comparing the Aurora 88 and Montblanc 146
Friday Link Share :: Rhodia Drive
Pelikan m600 White Tortoise- Ink Nouveau – YouTube
Notebook Review: The Northerly by Field Notes
Pocket Blonde: Diamine Bilberry Ink
Ink Links – The Pen Addict
Stationery Store Series: Brachard Papeterie and Pen Shop, Geneva
Laban Rainbow Collection

Climate Change.
Brilliant and brief explanation of the Global Warming question

Watches.
One out of three is better than nothing … I suppose
Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean Chrono reviewed
Review: Mutewatch
A look at the unique Cabestan for Only Watch 2009
Generation Inspired
A very special Rolex Submariner qualifies as our ultimate one-watch collection
Heuer Autavia 30 Ref. 7763c MH
Watch Purchase: SBBN017
Series Overview: TAG Heuer Carrera Calibre 360
Thomas Prescher launches Nemo Sailor – first timepiece of a new collection

Cars.
Ferrari 430 Coupe – Newbury Street, Boston
1955 Studebaker President Speedster
BMW R100RT custom
Pristine Mystery: 1950 Tatra T600 Tatraplan

Style / Shoes.
STEVE McQUEEN DOIN’ IT IN THE DIRT – TRIUMPH DESERT BIKE
Corthay’s shoes, Vianney, Grand Seiko, Newson, Ulysse Nardin

Computing / Tech.
Why is Dropbox Successful? It’s the Simplicity (Stupid)
Chomp? Why Didn’t Google Think of That?
Five Best PowerPoint Alternatives

Misc.
Amazing Story of Lost Photos Returned: Websites Offer Recovery Hope
The Swash 1000 Bidet Toilet Seat Review
Disease Sleuths Surf For Outbreaks Online : Shots – Health Blog : NPR
World War II wedding gown gets new life – again
Steve Kordek, Innovator of Pinball Game, Dies at 100
10,000 Year Clock – The Long Now
Survival books to keep on your bookshelf in case of the apocalypse
The Freedom, and Perils, of Living Alone – NYTimes.com

  • http://bladereviews.com/ Dan

    Thanks for the mention man! The Small Sebenza 21 is an excellent knife!

    • http://pretenseofknowledge.com/ speedmaster

       Very welcome, and glad I discovered your site! ;-)

  • http://www.bluesheepdog.com/ Richard of BlueSheepdog

    Thanks for the link!  And that Dan guy is pretty cool also. :)