Monday Grab Bag of Links …

Architecture / Design.
Visually Intriguing Modern Addition for 18th Century Farmhouse
Why are remote controls so awful? — The Endeavour
Villa Veth – Hattem, Netherlands
An “Authentic Bavarian Hunting Schloss” in Cali Wine Country
Houseboat on the eilbek canal
Urban Korean Home With an Open Heart
Rustic and Modern Combined in Generously-Sized São Paulo Farmhouse
Everingham Rotating House: Cool spinning home offers a multitude of views!
Eco-Friendly House by Patrice Bideau in France

Shoes / Style.
Edward Green – Harrogate in Edwardian Antique (LSW)
Inside Gay Talese’s Shoe Collection – WSJ.com
magnificent bastard – ask the mb blue blazers 

Food.
The Best Chocolate Cake Ever
8 Of Our Favorite Restaurants, Bars And Cafes From Television History (VIDEO)
10 Foods Around The World To Try Before You Die (PHOTOS)
Japan raw liver lovers lament new food ban
Frankfurter & Potato Skillet Dinner and the Town of Sterzing-Vipiteno, Italy
Black Forest Trifle
Copycat KFC Crispy Potato Wedges
Restaurant Palio: Italian gem in Sentosa
A dumpling-lovers guide to China

Travel.
Japan – The Land of Vending Machines
Frankfurter & Potato Skillet Dinner and the Town of Sterzing-Vipiteno, Italy
Tweets of the words “beer” and “church” by U.S. county
Which U.S. Airline Loses the Most Checked Bags?
London Pub Series One of the best and most…
Southwest Airlines’ profitability: How the company uses operations theory to fuel its success

Economics.
The Story of Broke Response
Motives vs. results
The Economics of Pepco
Profit: Not Just a Motive

Photography.
Before Instagram, Before the iPhone, There Was Edwin Land’s Polaroid SX-70 – LIFE
40 Of The Most Powerful Photographs Ever Taken
40 Faces Of Pure Joy
Window Washers Up High In The Sky
A Snip and a Snap – Slide Show – NYTimes.com

Cars.
BMW R75/6 cafe racer
Pininfarina – A Gentleman with an Eye for Beauty
2012 Tesla Model S Signature Performance Review: I Am Silent, Hear Me Roar
Tatra: Inspiring the Volkswagen Beetle?

Gear / Gadgets / Kit.
Cafino Coffee Maker
Review: Teva Fuse-Ion Water Shoe

Energy.
Kids Prefer Cheese: Mr. Green Links

Computing.
Nexus 7, Google’s New Tablet, Seriously Challenges the iPad
Netflix Streaming Tops 1 Billion Hours in June
Custom Raspberry Pi Case Harkens Back to 80s Computing
Forget The Retina MacBook Pro, These Are The Five Most Expensive Apple Computers Of All Time
Apple’s popularity boosts Objective-C language past C

iPhone.
Chrome for iOS Review – Macworld
Report: Apple Revving Up Quad-Core Chip for iPhone 5

Entertainment.
20 wonderfully irrelevant Andy Griffith Show conversations

Watches.
Dark Noon Watches by Nendo for NOON
Omega Speedmaster 125 – Proud testimony to 125 years of watchmaking…
WristWatchReview.com REVIEW: Junkers 6050-5
A look at a rare Fifty Fathoms
In Search of the “Grail Watch”
Watch Reviews: The New Rolex Explorer II – Ref 216570
A few pictures of Orient Star WZ0251EL 

Retro.
The Aetna Drivotrainer, 1950s
27 Toys You Threw Out That Are Worth a Fortune Now

Fountain Pens / Writing.
Whatever!: Featured Pen – TWSBI Vac 700
Delta Dolce Vita- Ink Nouveau – YouTube
This inside look at how a book is made from…
Pelikan M1000 And M1005
Conklin Mark Twain Crescent Filler
Lamy Tipo Roller Ball Pen in Orange with Black Ink
The Pen Addict – Ink Links
Pocket Blonde: Diamine Sargasso Sea Ink Review
FP101- Bottled Ink – Ink Nouveau – YouTube
Pelikan Maki-e Limited Edition Fuji And Cranes
Friday Link Share :: Rhodia Drive
Tale of a Vandal Pen User: State of (the) Hoard(ing)

Animals.
Wolf Quints Make Their Debut – ZooBorns
Giant Pet Tortoises Will Make You Cooler

Liberty / Govt.
Solitary Confinement — Marginal Revolution
Andy Griffith and the Fourth Amendment, RIP
Obama’s Accomplishments - Huffington Post
Golden Rule of Ever-Expanding Dependency
Adding Up the New Taxes of ObamaCare
Roll-your-own cigarette operations to be snuffed out
Lights go dim on another energy project
Maggie’s Saturday Links – The Agitator

Engineering.
July 6, 1947: The AK-47, an All-Purpose Killer
Foldable Sewing Machine by Richard Burrow

Misc.
The Hipster Barista Meme Is a Thing Now
Overdue
This just in: Mermaids are NOT real, U.S. agency says – Yahoo! News
Quite Likely the Worst Job Ever
Contemporary wax cylinder recordings – Boing Boing
WOOPSIE: San Diego Shoots Off Its Entire Fireworks Show In 15-Seconds (And What A Show It Was!)