Thursday, June 18, 2009

Get someone's attention, send them your finger (link roundup)

Clever promotional mailer featuring a severed finger. The text says:

I send you something very personal. My finger. The one that thinks, the one that creates, the one that attracts, the one chooses, the one that differentiates, the one that begins, the one that causes. If you want to know the rest:

And a few more links:

1. Houses that have been foreclosed upon are already causing trouble - - for example, firemen keep responding to false alarms when smoke detectors in abandoned homes go off.

2. But a more serious problem is that there's no one to batten down the abandoned homes before a hurricane strikes - - the homes could easily be destroyed, creating projectiles that will damage more homes.

3. Of course, hurricanes could be the least of our problems since a study indicates that wind speeds in the United States have dropped significantly over the last 30 years, a trend that could damage our ability to grow food. All three links via these sites.

4. Scribblenauts desktop wallpaper featuring a t-rex and robot zombies. Via.

*Previously: Living near wind farms causes night terrors.

*Scribblenauts is $30 at Amazon.