- True inspiration makes you revere the original even more. Case in point, this shot-by-shot comparison of “Raiders of the Lost Ark” vs. scenes from 30 different adventure films made between 1919-1973. Gotta love Spielberg/Lucas.
- Beautiful graphical Quora answer about the reality of software development and why software development task estimations are regularly off by a factor of 2 to 3.
- My LEGO obsession is not unhealthy, there are LEGO nerds who have their own site dedicated to nothing but announcements from that world. Before you ask, yes.. there will be a LOTR LEGO minifigure set (via Gizmodo). And even more pictures of these figures.
- What gives a Oreo its Oreoness? There’s much, much more to it than Twist, Lick, Dunk, lessons which had to be learned for it to become the best-selling cookie in China (via kottke.org)
While we’re talking about LEGO, here’s how you automatically sort the many pieces it has. Yes, the sorter is made with LEGO as well:
And an awesome Dr. Who tribute.. summarizing all 784 episodes in one 10 minute ‘shot’ (via the Verge):