Friday, May 13, 2011

Post retrieval

The internet ate a couple of posts; here they are:

Tab-closing synergies

If you're going to buy this:

[The Mammoth Book of Special Ops Romance]

you might want to carry it about in this:

Former link via Alyssa Rosenberg guest-blogging at Yglesias; she notes that SEAL romances are much like ordinary ones except that "the sex is more likely to be 'implacable.'" (See also: Light reading, plenty more fish.) This Amazon review has helpful summaries of the stories in the Mammoth book ("Lipstick Spy School - A gorgeous assassin intends to take out the hunky instructor of a fantasy spy school for women"). Regrettably there are no seals in Animal Farm but it's possible that they just operated very secretively.

Glass-bottom bungalows

This blog being what it is, one pretty much has to link to this article on over-water bungalows in the soon-to-be-underwater Maldives and elsewhere (CNN via Wade DeG.):

CNN caption: "Many overwater bungalows, like this one in Cayo Espanto, Belize, feature glass panes in the floor."

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