The Missing Links is just what it sounds like – a collection of links to interesting things I found on the interwebs this week. I hope you enjoy them. This is the fifth in a never-ending series. Sorry for the delay this week. I was committed elsewhere today.
Best in Show: The 50 Worst Band Photos Ever
. Manower makes the list, but so does, shall we say, the world’s lesser known bands.
Helsinki, Finland has become the eco friendly underground wonderland
. An efficient system of pipes cools their computers and heats their homes. Check it out. Just don’t go looking for any morlocks in the video.
You wouldn’t steal a car, would you? Then don’t steal a movie. Because the movie industry doesn’t want you to know that profits from movies are up
There are only three countries in the world that do not offer a legal guarantee of paid maternity leave
. Can you guess one of them? Here’s a hint: Judging by my site stats, a large percent of you are visiting me from that country right now.
Popular Linguistics, Issue 2
– including such hot topics as exactly how many words Eskimo-speak has for snow (the answer: don’t worry about it) and why the n-word is so controversial