2. Möbius Bagel
    Tim Carmody, kottke.org

    What if you wanted to cut a bagel in half not for toasting or sandwich purposes, but to explore its topology and mildly astonish your friends?If you cut a bagel along a möbius strip pattern, you end up with two separate halves that form interlocki…

    Super nerdy, but super delicious




  7. Why the World’s Second Richest Man Is Right About the Shorter Workweek
    Michael Howard, esquire.com

    And he’s starting with his own company.

    Tele­com bil­lion­aire Car­los Slim thinks we should have a short­er work­week, and he’s start­ed with his own major com­pa­ny. He advis­es a stan­dard three-day work­week with 11-hour work­days and…

  8. (Source: youtube.com)


  9. "I don’t know where you get the idea that taxpayers shouldn’t have to pay for anything of which they disprove. (Beat.) Lots of them don’t like tanks. Even more don’t like Congress."
    — TOBY, The West Wing (via inothernews)

  11. jkottke:

    Calvin and Hobbes artist/professional recluse Bill Watterson quietly collaborated with Pearls Before Swine’s Stephan Pastis to write and draw a short sequence of comics that appeared in newspapers this week.

    Let me tell you. Just getting an email from Bill Watterson is one of the most…

  12. mildlyamused:

    Louie and his kids are what my family aspire to be.

    (Source: twoheadedshark, via brooklynmutt)

  14. nevver:

    “God created war so that Americans would learn geography.” — Mark Twain