Thursday various

  • Scholars beware!

    Experts on the various fungi that feed on the pages and on the covers of books are increasingly convinced that you can get high–or at least a little wacky–by sniffing old books. Fungus on books, they say, is a likely source of hallucinogenic spores. [via]

  • I have to admit, I didn’t immediately understand this video (a collaboration with NPR’s Radiolab), but I liked it enough to re-watch from the beginning once my brain kicked in. [via]
  • I have no idea if the new Scott Pilgrim movie will be any good or not. Some say awesome, some not so much. I know this will lose me some indie geek cred, but I’ve been stuck halfway through the first volume for several months, not particularly loving it. That said, I can totally get behind this:

    There’s no reason to be angry at the people you imagine a movie will make happy just because you didn’t like the movie. [via]

  • Oh come on, it’s an honest mistake. [via]
  • And finally, I need to start riding the subways more often!

One thought on “Thursday various

  1. Ah, so that’s why I find book collecting so addictive!

    And I had exactly the same reaction to that video. It was kind of fun watching my brain figure it out.

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