FAIR WARNING: Links not guaranteed. I don’t maintain this list very often.
Also, there are blogs here with which I do not necessarily agree. Because everyone, including you, could use a view of what others are thinking.
Blogroll: Alien Wine Connoisseur Archive From the Wayback Machine :: ASL Browser :: Baylin’s Blog From when I was in “Baylin’s Monster” :: Bifurcated Rivets :: Book Arts :: cadhla: So you want to give a concert. :: ezFolk :: Firefly-Serenity Chinese Pinyinary :: Geist Canadian Ideas, Canadian Culture :: Geoffrey Chaucer Hath a Blog :: Instructables: step-by-step collaboration :: Interactive Tartan Weaver :: John Moltz’s Very Nice Web Site :: Kualono Hawaiian and English side-by-side :: List of Latin phrases :: Making Light: How to throw a large room party at a science fiction convention :: Mark Evanier :: Meteorologist a weather program for Mac OS X :: Mirabilis.ca :: Renaissance Dance Database :: timeanddate.com :: User Manual Guide A whole bunch of user manuals in PDF form ::
Database Geekery: A Tour of Go :: About computer memory :: Ada :: Ada95 Lovelace Tutorial :: Big Nerd Ranch Weblog :: Generic Mapping Tools :: Learn You Some Erlang for Great Good! :: Managing Digital Music Metadata with Perl :: Music Metadata Projects Working Group :: MusicBrainz Music metadata :: Open Consulting :: People Finder Interchange Format :: The Apache Cassandra Project big damn server ::
Just Too Damn Cool: Before VFX :: Chocolate Benchmarks :: Coanda-effect flying saucer :: Cool Tools :: E&M Labs :: Endless Geyser of AWESOME! :: Falkirk Wheel :: Food Court Musical Improv Everywhere’s stupendous food court musical :: Gavin Rothery :: Google Sightseeing :: History of Cartography :: Live Video from ISS :: MIT OpenCourseWare :: Pixel Qi :: Quite Specific Media :: Random Acts of Culture :: Tall Ships Challenge :: Tested :: The Gadgeteer :: The Language Construction Kit :: The Name of My Next Band :: The Steampunk Workshop :: The Woking Martian :: Ultra Sabers :: What if? Randall Munroe (XKCD) speculates. Tuesdays. :: Woot A bargain a day :: xkcd: Now ::
Mad Science: collision detection :: Evil Mad Scientist Labs :: Free Fall Research Page :: Internet Traffic Report :: Inventables :: Ponoko :: Science Friday :: SpaceWeather.com :: Specialty Bottle Co. :: The Woking Martian :: watchmaking :: Windmeadow Labs ::
Not-so-mad Science: armstrong on software :: Disability Systems Wheelchair Ramps, Stair Lifts, Automatic Door Openers and Handicap Activation Switches :: Shadow and Substance ::
Old Time Stuff: Armour Making Tutorials :: Conquest Anglo-Norman Society :: Fjellborg Vikings :: Lutheran Insulter Insults direct from Martin Luther himself :: Medieval Occupations :: Medieval Tymes :: Medievalists.net :: Wikipaedia (Old English) ::
SCA Archery: Argent Lupus – Combat Archery :: Cantaria :: Darkwood Armory :: Hightower Crossbows :: House Strongbow tutorials :: Kellswood Krafts :: Lord Bartholomew’s Homepage :: NetSERF: Medieval Resources :: New World Arbalest :: Poor Folk Bows :: Raymond\’s Quiet Press.html :: SCAtoday.net :: Stickbow\’s Bowbuilding Forum :: The Pillaged Village :: The Siege Shop :: Traditional Archery Supply :: Woodbows.com ::
Somewhat Droll: Cover Lay Down – Folk Music Covers :: Doctor Who and the Curse of the Fatal Death Dr Who charity video :: For Desi: The Greyhound in the Bathtub :: Fudebakudo | the way of the exploding pen :: Kneel before Zod :: Lutheran Insulter Insults direct from Martin Luther himself :: They Fight Crime! ::
Space: 3-D Starmaps :: Interactive 3D model of Solar System Planets and Night Sky :: Planetary Resources :: SpaceWeather.com ::
The Big Blue Room: AZ Lake Levels/River Flow :: River Gauges from American Whitewter ::
This Electrical Age: Adafruit :: Big Mess o’ Wires :: Dangerous Prototypes :: Dr. Monk’s DIY Electronics Blog :: How to solder :: Jimmie P Rodgers . com Electronic widgmets :: Maker Shed :: Modern Device :: omer.me Pi engineer – ported erlang :: Raspberry Pi An ARM Linux box for $35. :: Solarbotics :: Virtual Keyboard :: Windmeadow Labs ::
Those Damn Humans: A Word A Day :: American English Dialects :: Archie McPhee’s :: Ask The Pilot :: BLDGBLOG :: Colossal :: gCaptain :: how to make a living playing music :: Hummingbird a different take on music notation :: Hyperbole and a Half :: InfraNet Lab :: Interactive Walk to Rivendell :: odge Dictionary – English-German Translation :: Random Superhero Generator! :: San Francisco Bike/Walking Map :: Shakespearean Insulter Random Shakesperian Insults :: Stuff On My Cat :: The Alameda-Weehawken Burrito Tunnel :: Trains News Wire :: Walk to Rivendell :: White Room Artifacts :: WoodenBoat Magazine :: xkcd: Now ::
Time and Space: 2017 Eclipse – Google Maps :: Gary’s Bloggage Map Nerd in the UK :: Reconstructing History Historical clothing patterns and accessories :: Vaguely Rude Place Names :: Vintage Seattle :: xkcd: Now ::
Useful: Bakfietsen Dutch Cargo Bicycles :: Bridge City Tool Works :: CERT Training Materials :: Cheat Sheets for Developers :: Douglas and Sturgess – Art Stuff :: Down for everyone or just me? Check to see if a site is really down. :: Duckworks Boat Builders Supply :: Great Circle Mapper :: HomeBase – Book Inventory Management :: Low-tech Magazine :: Mr. Data Converter :: Nut, Bolt and Screw Types :: Yurt Buildng ::
Web Design: Bootstrap :: BrowserCam :: Can Color-Blind Users See Your Site? :: FileFormat.info :: Fontifier – Your own handwriting on your computer! :: HTML Character Codes :: Markdown :: placekitten Cute placeholder kitten pics! Awwww! :: Python snippets :: Scalable Web Apps: Erlang + Python :: They Write the Right Stuff :: TidBITS ::
Writing and Publishing: Beginners\’ Latin :: Book View Cafe :: DIY Bookbinding on the Cheap :: Evilrooster Bookweb :: Fast and Dirty Fantasy Names :: Indie Book Collective :: Making Light: A poetry-writer\’s reference :: Making Light: All Knowledge Is Contained :: Neil Gaiman – Home :: Neil Gaiman’s Tumblr :: Palaeography :: Sore Eyes :: The Art Department Irene Gallo, Art Director at Tor ::
Daily: Chaos Manor :: Slashdot :: BoingBoing :: OS News
Friends: Tom Tuerff
News, Traffic, Time: Phoenix Freeways :: The Official US Time :: Wikipedia :: Google News: USA ::
World News Tonight: NZ Herald ::
Weather: Weather Channel :: NOAA: Phoenix – Seattle – Aviation – Tropical – Hurricanes :: USGS Earthquakes :: Weather Underground ::
In Case of Emergency: NRC UEs ::
Blogistan: Backup Brain :: dangerousmeta :: Making Light :: Have Browser, Will Travel :: Looka! :: Charlie’s Diary :: MetaFilter ::
Useful/Cool: Cool Tools ::
Search: Google ::
Geekery: alt.folklore.computers :: Element Owners Club ::
The Final Frontier: APOD :: Spaceflight Now :: Heavens Above ::
Computer Stuff: Wotsit.org ::
Oracle: Newsgroups: Server :: Misc :: Reference: Ask Tom :: Oracle Docs ::
My So-Called Life: Portland Pattern Repository (the original Wiki) – Main – Recent :: My LiveJournal :: My LJ Friends :: Filk Archive ::
Performing and Film: Wil Wheaton :: Backstage :: Shakespeare :: Roger Ebert ::
Humor: Onion :: I Can Haz Cheezburger
Lists and Links: Bifurcated Rivets ::
When Possible: Kuro5hin :: Looking Glass :: McSweeney’s :: Pop Culture Junk Mail :: rc3.org :: Research Buzz :: Me: (Tries to Work) :: Screenshot ::
Web Designers, Present And Ex: Daring Fireball :: Hack the Planet :: Inessential :: kottke.org :: MegNut :: MetaGrrrl :: Tog ::
Seattle: Washington State Ferries :: BC Ferries :: Alpine Adventures (Rafting) :: Victoria Clipper
New Zealand: Wise’s Maps :: Wellington Govt Portal
Pennsylvania: Pittsburgh Ren Fair ::
General: Airline Quality :: Michael Palin
Tech: Emacs Wiki :: PHPCon :: Simple DirectMedia Layer :: Free Tech Books Online :: IPod batteries!
3D: Space Graphics :: UK Film Locs :: Stars within 50 light years
Geek Resources: DEMScape :: US Terrain Data :: Comp Geeks
SCA: Society for Creative Anachronism
Resources: Tessa the Huntress :: Making Endless Bowstrings :: Stefan’s Florilegium
Vendors: North Star Archery :: White Wolf
Events: Official Gulf Wars :: Official Pennsic Site :: Useful Pennsic Info
We are all a little weird and life’s a little weird, and when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall in mutual weirdness and call it love. — Dr. Seuss
Like Popeye before me, I am what I am.
— Seanan McGuire
It actually takes remarkably little to make something look like an ancient tradition.
— Nancy Lebovitz
We need Bogarty sorts of men: men of the world, who are somewhat outsiders and unconventional, but contemporary, and who struggle for a higher ethical path. There are some, but they get drowned out in all the garbage. And we need more. You can never have enough of them.
— Lucy Kemnitzer
It is by caffeine alone I set my mind in motion,
It is by the beans of Java that thoughts acquire speed,
The hands acquire shaking, the shaking becomes a warning,
It is by caffeine alone I set my mind in motion.
Medieval Europe was full of gifted techies.
It’s just that most of them weren’t real big about writing it down.
–Teresa Nielsen Hayden
This isn’t the future. This is some fake plastic future. This is a soy-based future substitute.
There is not actually a penguin on top of your monitor; lay off the caffeine
— Seanan McGuire