Links to odd stuff

Sleepyti.me is hands-down the most useful site I’ve discovered on the web this week.

Hope comes in the form of building new livers from scratch.

A true blue moon in November even though there was only one full moon in November.

This is an awesome alien abduction lamp.

The top 10 daily consequences of having evolved include hiccups, wisdom teeth, and mitochondria.

the 17 best invisible-item cat pictures

Gamification and its discontents is a look at how this idea of making everything into a game is off-kilter. (It’s got a lot in common with Can’t play, won’t play, an article I linked to previously.)

The 30 freakiest ads of 2010 has some funny, some NSFW, and some very thought-provoking advertisements. Nighthawk and I think #21 should be somewhere in the top 5, but all will definitely catch your eye.

Help, My Half-Elf Is Pregnant! The 11 Strangest Questions From The D&D ‘Sage Advice’ Column

My two favorite Hyperbole and a half columns: Dogs don’t understand basic concepts like moving and This is why I’ll never be an adult have lots and lots and lots in common with me.

While I continue to write, here are some things to amuse you.

Attack ads circa 1800:

STD Test? There’s an app for that. Eew!

Tea with the Squash God ยป The Cow in the Apartment and the Ghost of Steampunk Future, or, Why Ursula Vernon isn’t writing a Dickensian Steampunk Novel.

All spit-take warnings are in full effect for the next one

Damn You Autocorrect

This is the most important article on gamification I’ve read yet.

There, that will keep you busy for a bit.