leisure 11.14.07

Hump Day

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

We're worried about these guys. Check out Apocalyptic Manhattan (in an apartment)—an amazing in-apartment evocation of a post-New York world. But their impulse control? As we say, worrisome.

What was on Al Capone's business card, how cranberries are sorted, the origin of the word 'testify'—some of the fun facts at Stuff You Didn't Know.

Animator vs. Animation is the incredibly clever work of Alan Becker, who took three months to create it. The little stick figure turns on its creator, using all the tricks in the book (and many that are not) to wage a whimsical digital battle with Becker. May the best, uh, side win.

A raucous tribute to a Crazy Cat, who knows a good thing when he sees one.

There are more things to do with a watermelon than simply have seed-spitting fights, as Watermelon Carvings demonstrates.

We've run some of these 'figure out the game as you go along" games before but we think Treasure Box is the most engaging of all.

do it again…fashion forward…the little sparrow, encore.

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