Friday Links


One day closer to MAYAN MAYHEM!!!

Political taxonomy: Obama gets a lichen, a worm, and a carnivorous lizard

Tallow Candle: Hans Christian Andersen's 'first work'

Report on making your own cleaning products

Video- London Overground: East to south London in three minutes

10 highest-paid college presidents

Inside the luxury floating house that used to be a U.S. Navy boat that served in Vietnam

Kid manifesto

One way to spend the commute! Impromptu Underground concert wins over fellow travellers and becomes a hit on YouTube

Gene therapy shows promise in eradicating blood cancers

Is SALT making children fat? Youngsters left parched by crisps and chips are quenching their thirst with sugary drinks

Leapfrog's best U.S. hospitals

'Let me buy you boys a drink': Hilarious role reversal video shows what happens when women try typical male chat up lines