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Linkszomania for August 26, 2009
Every Wednesday, I’m going to take you on a whirlwind adventure of 13 links chronicling the news throughout the geek world I inhabit. Movies, music, art, politics, gadgets, science, sports, grammar, and superheroes — nothing’s out of bounds and everything’s interesting.
A year ago, Utah decided to have nearly two-thirds of their state employees switch to a work schedule of 10 hours a day, 4 days a week in hopes to save energy. After twelve months of this experiment, the results are in – it works.
When the world is overrun by genetically-created, invincible dinosaur-aliens, we’ll look back on this discovery and fondly recall “we just wanted green fuel…” Oh well; that apocalypse will make for some great television.
I don’t know what the most incredible part of this recent Twitter revelation is: the fact that we still have Arnold Schwarzenegger as a governor in America (arguably the most unbelievable story ever), the fact that he uses Twitter, or the fact that he not only still possesses the sword from Conan the Barbarian but keeps it in his gubernatorial office. I need seven days to figure this out.
Do you find yourself lying awake at night, fretting over things like the kid you made fun of at recess 18 years ago or that stupid thing you said in the elevator yesterday? We all do it, and it's ... [more]