Friday, February 24, 2012

Friday Distractions -- Random Links & Recipes Bookmarked

Ready for the weekend? To help you pass your Friday here are the highlights of what distracted me this week online, what I bookmarked that I hope to one day eat, and a picture.      

I don't know how to use torrents, but I know people who do. This clever comic illustrates how HBO is driving people to use them. (via Zak)

Could Pig MRSA be the new Bird Flu? "Microbiology, shows how an antibiotic-susceptible Staph germ passed from humans into pigs, where it became resistant to the antibiotics tetracycline and methicillin."

The Abortion Distortion: Just how pro-choice is America, really? by Jennifer Senior offered a memorable commentary on abortion, so much so that I actually remember the article two years later.

Shame isn't the solution for teachers or anywhere else.

Chrissie Wellington, a four-time World Ironman champion, offers good tips for athletic success in Ironman champ: Train your brain, then your body. "It sounds simple, but it's so easy to forget. If we let our head drop, our heart drops with it. Keep your head up, and your body is capable of amazing feats." 

Recipes Bookmarked
Date and Shallot Rosemary Chicken at PaleOMG
Gin & Honey-Soaked Mandarin Champagne Cocktails at Always Order Dessert
Swedish Semlor at NPR

 Barcelona Cathedral, Barcelona, Spain, September 2009

Somebody That I Used To Know

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