Chris' Linkjockey blog links to unique, fantastic sites on the web that you haven't seen before.

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

NYTimes: A Bully Finds a Pulpit on the Web

A Bully Finds a Pulpit on the Web

Vitaly Borker welcomes customer complaints, saying they vault his business higher in Internet search results.

Monday, November 22, 2010

How slow is the SR-71 Blackbird?

The SR-71 is a Cold War era spy plane, and is the fastest plane in history.  It was also a thing of engineering beauty.  One of its pilots answers the rare question, “What is the slowest speed possible from the SR-71?


Video of Sufjan Stevens performing on Jimmy Fallon

Sufjan Plays Fallon

Sufjan Stevens plays "Too Much" on Jimmy Fallon's show, with some "out there" outfits and a full band with dancers, trombonists and a clarinet.  Wow!

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Gordon Campbell resigns

Gordon Campbell resigns Globe and Mail 

The Grizzlies still suck

A scathing opinion piece on the Memphis Grizzlies- a franchise that continues to be a train wreck, even after leaving Vancouver.  
Michael Heisley, "the carpetbagging boob who came to town and bought the team and promised not to move the team until he did a whole year later," continues to meddle in player personnel, and continues to make disastrous decisions.

For the record: Vancouver would support a competitive, professionally-run NBA team, but was never given the chance.  The Grizzlies played for 6 seasons in Vancouver, and in their best season won 28% of their games.  

Monday, November 1, 2010

Michael Jordan's final shot

From (@kottke)
Michael Jordan's final shot

NYTimes: Study Finds Concussions in Hockey Underreported

Scary stuff!!

Independent medical observers found that the incidence of game-related concussions was seven times higher than a study the N.C.A.A. conducted.