Links for October 15, 2011:
by Josh Kimball
*Listicles: Defective Yeti determines his own blood alcohol level based on what he’s wearing when he wakes up after a night of drinking.
*Transmedia: Forget the Tumblr-turned-book deal. It’s time for the comment-turned-screenplay. A Reddit comment has lead to a screenwriting deal. (The comment was based around the question, What if U.S. Marines were transported back in time to fight Roman legions?)
*Photography: When I say “throwable panoramic ball camera,” does your brain accidentally translate it into “throw up” and then a string of some other words that don’t matter nearly as much as throw up does? Mine does. Mine does. [via notcot]
*Music: Sonic Youth’s Kim Gordon and Thurston Moore have split up. What will now happen to the band is unclear.
*Walking backwards: Hull, Wisconsin is considering banning bicycles and pedestrians from its streets. Shouldn’t we get past the day and age when people discriminate against cyclists and move directly to publicly torturing roller bladers? [via treehugger]
*Mashups: Horn Bike is a bike mount-cum-amplifier for your iPhone. In some ways I fear that this would make texting while biking TOO easy. Also, Etsy comes to the fixie crowd with this bike planter. If only you could give a bicycle a beard. OMG, get an easily completed online business plan form!
*Today’s links: Fudge.