URLs for January 25, 2009

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EHQ7gPuZ3Qw&feature=related

The Nutcracker – Covent Garden

http://arxivblog.com/?p=1123

How Google’s PageRank predicts Nobel Prize winners

http://fish.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/01/18/the-last-professor/?em

Stanley Fish – “The Last Professor”

http://www.acm.org/press-room/news-releases/fellows-2008

ACM fellows announced

http://mhasegawa.wordpress.com/2009/01/11/calvin-trillin-toasts-obama/

Poem about Obama

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601102&sid=aCtsfHhEr9W0&refer=uk

United-Chelsea

http://www.cnn.com/2009/SHOWBIZ/Movies/01/11/golden.globe.list/index.html

Golden Globe winners

http://www.cnn.com/2009/POLITICS/01/08/political.football/index.html

BCS is a political football in 2009

http://apperceptual.wordpress.com/2008/02/11/how-to-maximize-citations/

How to maximize citations

http://www.flexagon.net/

Flexagon portal

http://www.pnas.org/content/106/1/3.full

PNAS gives back copyright to authors

http://www.slate.com/id/2206973

Who Checks the Spell-Checkers?

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/01/04/opinion/04lewiseinhorn.html?ref=opinion

The End of the Financial World as We Know It
By MICHAEL LEWIS and DAVID EINHORN

http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/scienceblogs/CyKN/~3/501301274/the_z2k9_problem.php

Z2K

http://www.paulgraham.com/cities.html

http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=201373

Paul Graham on cities

http://www.boston.com/news/science/articles/2008/12/29/he_creates_ways_of_seeing_information/

About “mathmetician” Martin Wattenberg

http://www.economist.com/displaystory.cfm?story_id=12851150

The best young economists

URLs for January 2, 2009

http://rogerebert.suntimes.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20081205/COMMENTARY/812059997/1023

The best films of 2008 (Roger Ebert)

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/12/31/books/31sali.html?_r=1&scp=2&sq=salinger&st=cse

Still Paging Mr. Salinger

http://entertainment.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=08%2F12%2F23%2F2321242&from=rss

Software-Generated Paper Accepted At IEEE Conference

http://science.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=08%2F12%2F23%2F1831225&from=rss

Crackpot Scandal In Mathematics

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/12/31/realestate/commercial/31michigan.html

A Rust Belt Oasis, the University of Michigan Is Spending Billions to Grow

http://www.newsweek.com/id/176809

Lessig: reboot the FCC

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/12/24/opinion/24friedman.html?em

Friedman: reboot America

http://www.economist.com/displaystory.cfm?story_id=12795471

A very European hero – story about Tintin in the Economist

http://www.lhup.edu/~dsimanek/change.htm

Universal grade change form

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Genomap01.jpg

https://genographic.nationalgeographic.com/genographic/atlas.html?card=mm021

Human haplogroup K

http://www.salon.com/ent/movies/feature/2008/12/24/best_movies_2008/index.html

Best movies of 2008 – Salon

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/11/23/magazine/23Netflix-t.html?pagewanted=all

If You Liked This, Youre Sure to Love That

http://languagelog.ldc.upenn.edu/nll/?p=938

http://snowclones.org/

http://rosaparksofblogs.blogspot.com/

Fun language networks on the Language Log

http://www.ns.umich.edu/htdocs/releases/story.php?id=6895

U-M to buy Pfizer’s former Ann Arbor property

http://money.cnn.com/2008/12/16/pf/credit_card_rules/index.htm?postversion=2008121609

Credit card rules

http://www.nihmaps.org/

NIH Maps

Connected Promo

http://www.ridgefieldsymphony.org/youth/leadership.html

Petko Dimitrov

http://www.reprieve.org.uk/Press_stop_torture_music.htm

Torture music