File under "leads who are not the main characters in their own stories."
The Canadian government is throwing all sorts of money at projects commemorating the War of 1812 this year, including two brand new Heritage Minutes featuring lesser known stories about the war. New Heritage Minutes, yay! Better yet, they held a sneak preview screening of the minutes last night, so I went with Audrey despite my general aversion to doing anything that happens on College St. Not only did they screen [...]
Knitting Happy Together: Stegosaurus Socks DIY If there were any children in my life, I would make these for them. Sadly, there are not. EXTERMIKNIT! Dalek knitting pattern A yarn of Olympic proportions… Mystery knitter attaches 50-yard-long scarf featuring woollen athletes to pier | Mail Online “The impressive garment features woollen athletes competing in various Olympic events, from synchronised swimmers to rowers and cyclists, and has delighted young and old [...]
Things that are fantastic: History Teachers, a fantastic YouTube channel taking popular songs and rewriting them to teach history. Of course, when I describe it that way it comes across as some painfully square teacher trying to connect to her students using the parlance of their time and failing miserably, but it’s the complete opposite. I was in tears watching these because they hit all the right nerd buttons: music [...]
Design The World’s Ugliest Websites – Delicious.com Kern Type, the kerning game Seriously nerdy and seriously awesome. David Bowie’s ‘Space Oddity’ Recreated As Children’s Book [Read + Listen] – ComicsAlliance
Bitches be crazy, amirite?
Contains a few laughs but lacks any kind of focus.
Soccer Bones Like Ghosts – The Run of Play “The animator Richard Swarbrick has drawn a tribute to Gareth Bale’s two games against Inter in the Champions League. If there were a channel that showed live matches in this style, I might forget what living people looked like.” SUPER COOL. FIFA Women’s World Cup 2011: Guided Group Tour "This one of a kind fan package offers you the opportunity to [...]
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Finally, something to cheer for at the Oscars!