Saturday, November 5, 2011

Link roundup

1. Sean Hartter is looking for commissions.

2. William Gibson suggests one reason for Starbucks's success:

Much of US, prior to Starbucks, had very few 3rd Places entirely safe for single women.
And speaking of Gibson, his Twitter handle is inspired by his "childhood residence near Great Dismal Swamp."

3. How did the vikings use a sunstone to navigate in deep fog?

4. Grantland examines an episode of Too Close for Comfort (loved that show when I was a kid).

3 comments:

  1. The article on the Vikings was great. How did they manage to figure that out in the first place? Wow...

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  2. That's probably right. The way we live these days, less time spent on thinking and too many distractions like tv.

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