Monday Grab Bag of Links …

Architecture / Design.
Tannga House in Singapore
Cabin fever: I want a tiny home
Inspiring Home Design in Israel
Tea With a Romantic Twist: Pivoting Set Encourages Convos

Style / Shoes.
An exploration into the mystery of seduction and style
Mark E. Seitelman – The Oxxford Man
The Wm Lamb & Son Tarpon Belt Buckle
Leffot – Edward Green Westminster – A Headlong Dive

Science.
Now You Can Actually *See* Light Moving In Slow Motion
A collection of Curiosity’s best shots – Holy Kaw!
Curiosity Rover’s Self-Portraits Transport You to Mars

Cars / Motorcycles.
Scheffers BMW RS09
Winston Churchill’s Land Rover
Car Spotting in The South of France
Truck Thursday: A 1964 Datsun Anyone?
1965 Porsche 356C Carrera GT
Turn Your Car Into a Plug-In Hybrid for $3,000

Computing.
Online photos: In search of lost good times
My Month With a ChromeBox: How I Survived Without Windows or Mac
50 Top Productivity Apps for iPhone
The 100 Best iPhone Apps – PCMag.com
A paper-based backup solution (not as stupid as it sounds)
Fancy Wants To Unseat Pinterest By Making Online Shopping More Social
2 Services That Help Protect Public Wi-Fi Users

Travel.
How eating in Sydney makes you fat
In London, a Taste of America – NYTimes.com
BBC – Travel – The world’s most expensive dishes

Economics.
Cleaned by capitalism, polluted by communism
Five Myths about Glass-Steagall
Quotation of the day: Peak oil is peak idiocy

Food.
Darkest Chocolate Ice Cream In The World
Valomilks: A Sweet Treat That Runs Down Your Chin : NPR
Rice Noodle Salad with Spicy Lemongrass Dressing
Making Booze with the Amish — The Original Hipsters
Chicken of the trees?!
Is NYC the New BBQ Capital? – Esquire
Vanilla Infused Fleur de Sel Princess Tofu
Butter-Poached Cod with Herb Salad
Chefs, home cooks going whole hog for lard
Mussels in White Wine
The New Whiskey Frontier
Chipotle resists tech automation at restaurants – USATODAY.com
Oreo Brownies Recipe
A jar of Jaeger-LeCoultre honey for visitors to the manufacture
Thai Basil Watermelon Margaritas

Photography.
Amazing 70-Year-Old Color Photos – Mental Floss
35mm Russian Spy Camera Masquerades as a Harmless 8mm Video Camera
Instagram 3.0 Launches Today With Big UI Changes And New Photo Maps Feature
Instagram updates app to focus on consumption. A business model emerges?
Hipsters stunned as vintage cameras fail to make them professional photographers
There’s always room for improvement: self-critique of my popular images – Ming Thein

Retro.
Carspotters’ Challenge #26–Parking Lots of the Magic Kingdom
Hiller “Flying Platform”, 1953-1957
Zeppelin LZ-4 on Lake Constance, 1908
Aug. 17, 1859: U.S. Airmail Carried by Balloon

Watches.
ZR012 watch by C3H5N3O9 (Hands on Video)
Final Version Of The Linde Werdelin Oktopus II – Live Pictures
The Grand Seiko Quartz with Caliber 9F: The Pursuit of Perfection
Equation du Temps: C3H5N3O9: Experiment ZR012
Watchmaker enjoys puzzle of pieces
Seiko Professional Specifications – PROSPEX
An interview with Hublot CEO Ricardo Guadalupe
Badollet’s Ivresse Tourbillon – it’s about the curves
Watches as Art (Part 1 of 2): Why We Like Mechanical Watches
ochsundjunior: Back! – Zurück!
Seiko Golgo 13 Watches
IWC Schaffhausen – From Atomic Physics to Quality Management
A look at the Panerai 396 Luminor 1950 Toubillon GMT Ceramica

Sports.
The Must-Have Fantasy Football Apps for 2012

Fountain pens / Writing.
Lamy 2000 and the Origins of “Lamy Design”, Part 1
Moleskine Pens and Pencils Photo Gallery
Picasso’s Sketchbook
Danitrio Seirei-Nuri Genkai
Review Of The Montblanc 149 By A Former Anti-Montblancite
Pita Bread Pencil Holder
Pocket Blonde: Lamy Tipo Rollerball
So What’s Wrong With Red?

Liberty / Govt.
Quotation of the Day: Should the Government Try to Reduce Income AND Life-Expectancy Inequality?
Sweet Fancy Ethanol!
How Not to Be a Pacifist, Bryan Caplan
General Motors Is Headed For Bankruptcy — Again – Forbes
All Aboard Amtrak for “Fraud, Waste and Abuse”
Stones – The Unbroken Window

Gear / Gadgets / Kit.
Otto Espresso Machine
Welcome to Maxitrak, for miniature locomotives

Misc.
10 Surprising Facts About The Dollar Bill And U.S. Currency
Canned Air From Your Favorite City
LA Restaurant Pays Diners to Put Cell Phones Away
The Hive Minder: Pollen Detective Sticks It to Honey Counterfeiters
What Happens When You Stare Directly at the Sun
Craft Beer: Weddings Get On Board With Craft Brewing Craze
Hawaiian Punch once had a mascot called Punchy the Puncher who punched everything he saw