leisure 12.12.07

Hump Day

Our monthly spin around the web, part of an ongoing effort to reduce workplace productivity by 43%.

Great Staircases
Crooked staircases, staircases with storage, musical staircases—plus a slide we'd kill for.

Earth at Night
Not the eco-friendliest image, but it sure is pretty.

Mr. Wong's Soup'Partments is a web oldie by now but it's still fun to tour the collaborative construction of the world's tallest virtual building.

And speaking of oldies, check out What May Happen in the Next Hundred Years from the Ladies' Home Journal of 1900. Some of their surmises were pretty good, but "grand opera will be telephoned to private homes"?

To answer the question on the site, no, it's not the most addictive game ever. But Bloxorz is kind of fun.

Flickr Tag Browser is hardly the only one of its kind, but we like its layout (the word here was 'winter') and the ability to jump to related tags.

This Sign Has Sharp Edges—we don't know if there ever was such a sign, but its absurdity appeals to us, as does the fine print.

breakfast of 20-somethings…family style…see what develops.


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