The short – but eventful – life of Ike – The Big Picture – Boston.com [via John Rogers]
via Richelle Mead‘s blog, two cool toys for playing with names. Most awesome is the NameVoyager, which lets you query a name’s popularity over the decades. It’s cool how my mother’s name peaked in popularity in the 1940s while my sister’s name peaked in popularity in the 1970s. The popularity of my brother’s name has […]
A boss-type monster whose destruction causes the location to self-destruct (see Collapsing Lair). Usually results in a scene after the final battle wherein the player must make a hasty escape before the clock runs out. Load Bearing Boss – Television Tropes & Idioms Spotted in use by Rob Donoghue.
Goon City, via [Simon Willison]. He claims it contains every internet meme ever, done in pixel art. It’s… big.