Ok, after a complete adventure in buying a new computer (and a post for another day), I am finally back. Of course, during that time I was still reading other sites and blogs. Here are a few posts I found most interesting, humorous, or amazingly spectacular.
(Yup, it's a link post. I haven't done one of these since I started posting on Twitter and Facebook.)
From my old friends over at Thunder Matt's Saloon, did you know Lime Juice is a super cure for just about everything?
Behold the power of Lime Juice - Thunder Matt's Saloon
Henry Abbott of ESPN's True Hoop talks about the NBA's twitter policy:
A Few Points on Twitter - True Hoop
Via World History Blog, a site about civilizations and their obsession and fascination with the mystery of the sky:
Ancient-Skies: Human Culture and Their Skies
Via Hardrock Hideout, former Skid Row frontman Sebastian Bach is putting out a country album:
Rock Whiplash - Rock Goes Country
Via National Geographic.com, the Internet celebrated a birthday:
The Internet's 40th "Birthday" - National Geographic.com
Another one from the bartenders at Thunder Matt's Saloon:
Count Chocula Infused Vodka - Thunder Matt's Saloon
Yale Global Online put out some really great posts on the history of things we use everyday.
The History of Zero
The History of the Potato
The History of Coffee
The History of Chili
and finally, Deadspin's review of the New York Mets' pathetic 2009 season:
The 2009 New York Mets: A Season of Failure - Deadspin.com