Tuesday Grab Bag of Links …

Architecture / Design.
Focusing On Views With A Modern Addition To An Old Farmhouse
Crazy Contemporary in Desert Golf Paradise Asks $12M
Vintage farm kitchen retro remodel for less than $2500
Beach Home Opening Up Towards a Beautiful Coastal Village in New Zealand
Luxury Floats: Lovely Modern Home on Seattle’s Lake Union
12 rooms in a box
Greek Residence In Kifisia Prepared For a Family Of Four

Hipster Habit App

The Scamander Amphibious All-Terrain Vehicle
1970 Oldsmobile 442
MG EX 181
Sidecars & Snow: A Mountain Ride with Ural Motorcycles

Fountain Pens / Writing.
Pelikan M800- Dahl Nib – Review
TWSBI Diamond 540 ROC 100 Fountain Pen Review – The Pen Addict
Conway Stewart Chartwell limited edition fountain pen
If you want to write like Hemingway… – Telegraph
Ink Drop Soup: Creeping Cruds
Ink Nouveau: Noodler’s Liberty’s Elysium
MB Pope Julius II 888 Edition – Review
Whatever!: A Couple of Interesting Kickstarter Projects
Ink Links – The Pen Addict
TWSBI Diamond Vac700 – The Awesome Review
Andrew Lam: The Lost Art of Letter Writing

In Focus – The American West, 150 Years Ago

Friday Fantasy Vacation: Sextantio Albergo Diffuso, Abruzzo

10 Awesome Regional Burgers
La Favorite and Coeur de Canne Rhum Agricole
chocolate mint cookies
The Most Disgusting Failed Jell-O Recipes
Ho Chiak: Roast Meats at Canton-I
Double Chocolate and Mint Cookies
Belgium Chocolate Cake
Spicy Barbacoa Soft Tacos
Pad Thai – A Fusion of Thai and Chinese Cuisines
Tiger Cupcakes w/ Brown Butter Cream-Cheese Icing

Fantastic Zenith El Primero thread
Hands-On With The Tudor Pelagos: A Titanium Dive Watch From The Rolex Family
Devon Steampunk Tread 1 Watch
N E W M o d e l – Ball Trainmaster Eternity
Richard Mille RM 011 Felipe Massa Flyback Chronograph CARBON
UG Compax Chronos — Who Will Provide a Tour?
Initial Impression: Helson Sharkmaster 1000
Breguet Buys Two Antique Breguet Pocket Watches for 7 Million Swiss Francs
Tudor Pelagos & Black Bay, live from Baselworld 2012
“Chronographs”, an exhibition by Patek Philippe which shows why it is unrivaled
Kempt – The Military’s Military Watch
Limited edition for the 50th anniversary of the Breitling Navitimer Cosmonaute
Helson Titanium Gauge Watch Review
Seiko Scuba Diver’s GMT World Time Turtle
“Monaco Grand Prix” Edition Monaco & Carrera
Hamilton Ventura XXL for Men in Black 3 – Official Timepiece of the Galaxy

Liberty / Govt.
The facts about the growth of spending under Obama – The Washington Post
Real federal deficit dwarfs official tally – USATODAY.com
Obama’s Public Equity Record is the Real Scandal
In Second Occupy Wall Street Protest Trial, Police Claims Again Rejected

A Tsunami of Bad Economics
More “Media Matters” Deceit – Stossel’s Take

Tech. / Computing.
Facebook Camera vs. Instagram: Ultimate Mobile Photo Sharing Smackdown
Facebook Camera for iPhone launches with Instagram-esque filters and batch photo uploads

10 Largest Caliber Weapons Ever – Popular Mechanics

Still dressing for success – The Buffalo News (via Ivy Style)
This guys absolutely pulls-off the Pith Helmet look
The Dandy Portraits: Sven from Gentleman’s Gazette
Bill Murray’s Camera At Cannes Is Awesome
Alex Grant: Madras Shirt Roundup
Tina Gaudoin on Style: The Universal Uniform of Über-Euro Males
A Tale of Two Shoes StyleForum has a great thread…

What does it feel like to be bitten by a black widow spider?
‘Spy: The Secret World of Espionage’ – NYTimes.com
In Praise of the Push Reel Mower
No Globes, A Coal Power Plant Snow Globe
Mo‘ynaq – Graveyard of Ships in the Desert
Lítill Terrariums