Friday Special - week 1

For those of us in the 'office sector', Friday is a special day. This is the first in a series of Friday posts listing some of the interesting stuff I came across during the previous week.

What to do if you have a big appartment, loads of coins and time to spare (video)

The gender genie - enter any text to predict the gender of the author. Seems to work too!

Via Greg Mankiw, a hillarious anthropological account of Life Among the Econ

Scott Adams, the creator of Dilbert, on The Joy of Righteous Indignation

The New York Times: For $82 a Day, Booking a Cell in a 5-Star Jail

Cheating Scandal at Duke

BBC News: Woman put excrement in man's curry

The New Zealand Herald: Colonisation and Christianity blamed for smacking

Kopi Luwak, the most expensive coffee in the world

Levitt and Dubner discuss economic research on monkeys

Levitt again, on why drugdealers live with their mums. (video)

Reuters: Muslim women in France regain virginity in clinics

Mapped up: News and blog feeds from around the world - with country of origin marked on funky map. Available as screensaver and online.

by datacharmer | Friday, May 04, 2007
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