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  1. Debunking Travel Myths – Business Travel Column – Joe Brancatelli – Seat 2B –

    Business travelers are a secretive, clannish lot, and we take perverse pride in knowing the picayune details of how life works on the road. If there’s an airline rule, we claim to know and maybe even understand it. A strange hotel policy?

  2. Why not fill each minute with joy? –

    A complex array of perforations within the pavilion’s surface allow light to pass through creating shifting patterns, which–during specific times of the year–transform into the legible text of a poem

  3. The Victorian-Era Supercomputer And The Genius Who Created It – Triviagasm –

    The London Science Museum (UK) finally completed work on the Difference Engine No. 2, 120 years after the death of inventor Charles Babbage, currently traveling to the Computer History Museum in San Francisco.

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  5. Turf Houses in the Norse era –

    The photos on this page were taken at three different turf house reconstructions: at L’Anse aux Meadows in Newfoundland, Canada; at Þjóðveldisbær in Þjórsárdalur, Iceland; and at Eiríksstaðir in Haukadalur, Iceland.

10 more Articles after the jump

  1. Longhouses in the Norse era –

    Throughout the Norse lands, people lived in longhouses (langhús), which were typically 5 to 7 meters wide (16 to 23 feet) and anywhere from 15 to 75 meters long (50 to 250 feet), depending on the wealth and social position of the owner.

  2. Anti-Olympic Graffiti On The Streets of Bangkok, Thailand –

    The Olympic torch relay will pass through the city today but the government has banned all protests

  3. Free Personality Test – 41 Questions. 1 Personality –

    Personality test – get to know your personality type in 41 Questions, based on Myers-Briggs/Jung typology. If you can’t make a perfect match between a question and any answer, choose the alternative that is more true than the other.

  4. 10 Architectural Masterpieces. That Haven’t Been Built Yet. –

    Just because these 10 structures haven’t been built yet doesn’t mean they are not catching the attention of the masses. Most of these architectural beauties are planned to be done with in the next 5 years, yes even the space hotel.

  5. LifeStraw® –

    LifeStraw® Personal is a portable water purifier for prevention of common diarrhoeal disease – can be carried around for easy access to safe and clean drinking water.

  6. Magenn Power Inc. –

    Magenn Power’s MARS is a Wind Power Anywhereâ„¢ solution with distinct advantages over existing Conventional Wind Turbines and Diesel Generating Systems including: global deployment, lower costs, better operational performance.

  7. Lost City in the Woods – Architect’s Newspaper –

    Architect and photographer Christopher Payne is fascinated with the afterlives of buildings. A chronicler of ruins, he has photographed disused factories on the East River, the High Line on the West Side, electrical substations

  8. Graffitis Geeks de Cine (Pintadas Callejeras) –

    Some cool graffiti based on images from famous films.

  9. Cool wooden sculptures –

    some incredible sculptures

  10. TechCrunch’s Arrington Blocks Mommyblogger –

    The big bad tech boys who are so-called ‘in charge’ of this whole blogging/social media space are frat boys? Uh. Yeah. Meet one Mr. J. Michael Arrington. Today Arrington (the TechCrunch guy) blocked @queenofspain on Twitter.

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