less recent del.icio.us links
Every so often I like to repost the links I've added to del.icio.us/marcb. Here's a handful (now with more comments!) from the past few months (most recent links at the top):
Doggy Steps, Official Site.
Spending the morning working from home during the transit strike means I can find out about great inventions like this one!
This item is just stairs! When I see things like this I wish I knew how to build things myself. Oddly, it doesn't make me want to own a dog at all.
Fredericksburg.com - Fredericksburg offered up fertile spot for rock's roots
Link Wray's "Rumble" was born in my hometown? "The young crowd went crazy, demanding that Wray replay "Rumble," initially called "Oddball," four times that night."
Was Judge Reinhold around at the time?
defective yeti: The 2005 Good Gift Game Guide
I must print this in 2 point type, stick a copy in my wallet and use it the next time I'm out shopping for board games.
FYI: I go out shopping for board games maybe three times per year. And the list is printed out and currently in my wallet.
Baseball Toaster : Catfish Stew : Lousy Drafts
An interesting observation about the draft pool the last time the Oakland A's gave up a first round draft pick.
Please note that I've quckily become quite fascinated by all the baseball hot stove action this year.
Bloglines | zlite's Blogs
Imagine you're new to the internet and wondering where to start with a Bloglines subscription. For all things media/science/tech-y, could there be a better place than Wired editor Chris Anderson's public Bloglines account?
I love reading his Long Tail blog.
MLBAM: The Stealthy Money Machine -- The Hardball Times
A few fascinating notes about Major League Baseball Advanced Media
Peep this if you don't think you can make money by working together and using the internet.
The Coming Golden Age of Television - Blog Maverick
Mark Cuban explains his love of HD and the idea of AM radio-like TV stations.
Now can someone explain to me what will happen when I watch HD shows that are broadcast at 720p if I buy an HD set that doesn't process 720p signals?
Video Aids to Film Preservation (VAFP)
Really cool little films about film preservation!
I'm seriously not joking about this one. If you're interested in decay and storage and handling or even the use of the internet to deliver bits of video'd content, this is really awesome.
ESPN.com - MLB - Sapporo toasts Valentine by naming beer after him
I've never wanted a can of beer more than I do now.
Strike that - I just want one of those cans of beer.
Baseball Prospectus | How Much is That Stadium in the Window?
(sub. req'd) "Mostly, Long's study shows the degree to which we need to rethink what "cost" means in terms of stadiums, and how to determine who's bearing the burden"
Dear Government, stop using my money to build complexes for deep pocketed sports teams owners. Thank You.
file : the collection - chalk
A gorgeous Polaroid
Cool Tool: Poly Business Card Book
Someone tell Jeremy to get one of these books for his collection from ten years ago!
Certainly this sort of thing has to be better than actually scanning your business cards. And what's up with business card scanners? On a semi-related note at the airport during thanksgiving I saw kiosks advertising receipt scanners. What in the world? Is typing a few digits really that tough?
TV Squad: TV Halloween Costume of the Day: Magnum PI
To date the best TV Squad post
I really did note this one a long time ago! There was no Halloween partying for this past year. Is it too early to take 2006 costume suggestions?
Baseball Prospectus | Articles | The Week In Quotes: October 17-23
"One guy who's a little sad [about going to the World Series] is Lance Berkman, because he can't play flag football yet." (Roger Clemens)
I love "The Week in Quotes!"
KATDENNINGS.COM - Oh Steve Martin
It's fun when people talk about how giant-sized their heads are!
That's Kat Dennings, actress from 40-Year-Old Virgin talking about her head, not Steve Martin's.