Thursday, July 1, 2010

Link roundup

1. Tips for actually enjoying a vacation: 1. anticipation is often more fun than the actual trip, so take more frequent short vacations; and 2. how a trip ends matters more than how it begins. Via.

2. Barnes and Noble's web business has apparently enjoyed massive recent growth, but after my last experience, it'll be a long time until I use the site again - - they canceled half my order without warning, and shipped books that were slightly damaged.

3. What's the point of writing an article about a monstrously enormous and fearsome prehistoric whale if you're not going to estimate how big the thing was?

4. Download Moby's 12-track classic rave as an mp3. Via.