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xkcd: Ten Thousand. “Saying ‘what kind of an idiot doesn’t know about the Yellowstone supervolcano’ is so much more boring than telling someone about the Yellowstone supervolcano for the first time.” This.

Where are all the cool lady podcasts? | Ask MetaFilter.

What jokes do you know that absolutely depend on telling a good story? | Ask MetaFilter.

What Are The Best Audiobooks For A Road Trip? | The Awl. I’ll second the recommendation for the His Dark Materials books, usually a full cast recording is awful but this one works. So much so that I was distraught when one of the young male voices was different in the second book.

The 8-bit animated episode of Community on Hulu and a handy retro reference guide to the episode. Via Waxy links.

· comments [3] · 05-21-2012 · categories:links · misc ·

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  • 1 LauraVW // May 21, 2012 at 5:35 am

    Bill Bryson talks about the super volcano in his book, A Short History of Nearly Everything, and I was fascinated reading it. I’m not sure whether it would put me off visiting Yellowstone though!

  • 2 Michelle // May 21, 2012 at 8:35 am

    I remember gasping out loud when I read Bill Bryson’s description of the Yellowstone supervolcano. Love the xkcd strip about it. (Here’s the correct link:

  • 3 megan // May 21, 2012 at 1:46 pm

    oops, thanks Michelle!

    Laura – Scott and I used to joke that at least we wouldn’t know it had errupted :D

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