Monday Grab Bag of Links …

Architecture.
1959 Chevrolet Viking Short Bus Guest Bedroom
Quiet Forest Retreat With an Impressive Design in Mexico
Iconic Antumalal Hotel In Chile, Influenced by Frank Lloyd Wright
Chosun Residence in Vancouver, Canada
Hillside Ruins Turned Modern Black and White Residence
Secret bookcase doors Tumblr
Excellent symmetric home in Melbourne, Australia
Magnificent Obsession – NYTimes.com
Villa Rieteiland-Oost in Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Massive Family Residence in Australia

Retro.
Get Your Own Designer Radio
Vintage Illustrations from a Midcentury Soviet Dictionary

Animals.
Murphy the Terrier
The Adventures of Tank, the Tiny Tortoise
Scout the German Shorthaired Pointer
Trio of Big Baby Rodents Have Their First Ever Health Check-ups
My Barkitect – NYTimes.com
Sea otter jumps on a boat to avoid getting eaten by killer whales (video)

History.
The Forgotten Battle: The Japanese Invasion of Alaska

Cars.
The 1966 Chevrolet Batmobile and 1966 Yamaha Batcycle
Legacy Power Wagon
Custom BMW R75/6
Audi R8 GT – La Jolla, California
Ferrari 575 Maranello – Minneapolis Western Suburbs
Land Rover Series III – Broadway Ave [UWS], NYC
“The ZZ Top Eliminator: Profile of a Hot Rod”
Choose your favorite Chrysler from this North Carolina Dealer

Ham Radio.
Handmade radios from vintage parts – Boing Boing
Hidden heroes

Fountain Pens / Writing.
Hands-on with the TWSBI Diamond Mini Fountain Pen
Hands-on with the Evernote Smart Notebook by Moleskine
Danitrio Genkai – The Fountain Pen Network
Whatever!: Bound Custom Journals
Two new inks from Noodler’s, because you can never have enough
Fountain Pen Review: Lamy Safari 2012 Limited Edition Green
Ink Links — The Pen Addict
Pencil Review: Staedtler Mars Lumograph
Canson Art Book: Inspiration – A New Cahier

Economics.
Uber says Chicago is trying to drive its sedans out of the city
Bail Out Koch Industries
Misunderstanding Say’s Law of Markets

Liberty / Govt.
The British Have Invaded 90 Percent of the Countries on Earth – The Atlantic
How FDR’s Economic Bill of Rights Changed American Politics
Obama and Civil Liberties: The Prospect of Four More Years
Department of Cronyism – Reason.com
EFF Demands Answers About Predator Drone Flights in the U.S.
What They Make, 2011-12
Political Correctness Run Amok: Some Private Sector Contestants for the U.S. vs U.K. Stupidity Contest

Computing.
13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display review
Lookout Signal Flare Helps You Find Your Lost Phone, Even If The Battery is Almost Dead
Right on Cue: Can iTunes chief fix Apple’s maps and Siri?
Give Your iPhone 5 a Leica Costume

Photography.
Photoessay: The people of Tokyo
Hurricane Sandy: The Aftermath – In Focus – The Atlantic`

Gear / Gadgets / Kit.
Nixie clock that doesn’t skimp on the number of tubes
101 Gadgets That Changed The World – Top 101 Gadgets of All Time – Popular Mechanics
Knife Fight: 8 Chef’s Knives Tested and Rated

Food.
Homemade Nutella- Chocolate Hazelnut Spread
DIY Oyster Crackers In Your Soup
“You could’ve fooled me” cupcakes
Maple, Bourbon and Bacon Spiced Walnuts
Jack Daniels Unaged Rye Whiskey Review
marzipan chocolate chip cake balls
Oysters Ascendant – WSJ.com
Sun-Dried Tomato Pasta with Garlic-Herb Olive Oil Sauce
Jim Beam Jacob’s Ghost White Whiskey Review

Watches.
Tornek-Rayville: The Military Dive Watch Bulova was Supposed to Make
A few pictures of the Orient Stylish and Smart – ER0200DW “Rainbow”
Patek Philippe World Time 5110 P. It is time to celebrate its 8th Birthday
Time is running out for Canada’s last watchmaking school
Watch Making’s Self-Taught Genius | Michael Clerizo on George Daniels – WSJ.com
Impressions: Halios 1000m (the Puck)
Hands-on with the Seiko Astron GPS
Updated Seiko Black Monster
Interview with the watchmaking “Father” of the modern mechanical Grand Seiko
Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso Eclipse New York
Photo essay: Speake-Marin Renaissance Tourbillon Minute Repeater
In-Depth: The George Daniels 35th Anniversary Watch
One of the best-looking complicated watches recently released by Vacheron…
Bubble Alarm Clock
Hands-on with Longines’ Avigation A-7

Travel.
48 hours in Prague
Universal Studios Hollywood & Halloween Horror Nights
London’s hidden architecture – in pictures
IWC in HK Pictures and other random -Japan Stuff
Externsteine: The Star Stones of Lippe
How to Sharply Reduce Your Restaurant Bill at Airports
Caribbean Holidays: Things to do in Tobago
A trip to Oz (well, Sydney, actually)(MODEM BURNER)

Sandy.
2012 New York City Marathon: What The Race Route Looks Like After Sandy
Hurricane Sandy: The Aftermath – In Focus – The Atlantic
Hurricanes and Human Choice – WSJ.com

Style / Shoes.
The Gentleman’s Naval Pea Coat by Schott
Manifold Destiny – Alden
Why Does Dracula Wear a Tuxedo?
How to Tie a Sette Necktie

Misc.
Go Green During Winter with Terrariums
Billy Gibbons of ZZ Top Talks New Album, Surviving Four Decades on a Tour Bus
WWII Carrier Pigeon Found – Neatorama
Zombie Drive-Thru Prank – YouTube
Dollar Shave Club Raises $9.8 Million, Expands to Canada
Noam Chomsky appears in M.I.T. ‘Gangnam Style’ parody