Run Pee, a site that lets you know when is the best point in a movie to run to use the restroom. I could have used these for the Lord of the Rings movies.
The explanation of the “And edited… by… Brooke.” thing that closes out episodes of On The Media. I’m so thrilled to finally know the reason. See also, this episode of Sound Of Young America where Jesse Thorn interviews a Bob Garfield and Brooke Gladstone who, at least according to what I could glean from Jesse’s Twitter stream, are going on only a few hours of sleep, it’s most excellent.
Rebecca Blood points us toward this Traditional Remedies Database.
At Ask Metafilter, with apologizes for the Ask-heavy listing today, I’m playing catch up with bookmarks I’ve kept on three different computers:
Please tell me of good novels you have read where the story all takes place in one day. I like novels like this, it’s like an optical illusion for my short attention span.
Does the Emperor not foreseeing that Darth Vader would kill him mean that all Jedi have lost this force ability and that midichlorians leave the body after death and have evolved as they drifted with innumerable species by finding an athletic host who would benefit from incredible power? I love the second answer.
Just tell me “The Secret” already! Please, someone spoil this book for me. I realize this is so over but I’m still glad somebody else asked.
Know of kick ass audio book readers? When I was listening to a few audio books a week I developed a list of favorite readers. I have meant to write a list of books I suspect I wouldn’t have liked to read but really enjoyed listening to, including the Alex Rider teenage James Bond series and Artemis Fowl books.
What are your favorite long-form parlor games? I love this idea, have never heard of these sorts of weekend long games.