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Links for Wednesday, May 14, 2008

  • LifeHacker: Get Vista’s Best Features in XP – “Let’s take a look at a few ways you can incorporate Windows Vista’s best features into your current XP PC for free.” – Via Jeremy.
  • Astronomy Picture of the Day: A Supply Ship Docks with the International Space Station – “Looking out a window of the International Space Station brings breathtaking views. Visible vistas include a vast and colorful Earth, a deep dark sky, and an occasional spaceship sent to visit the station.” – Be sure to double-click-through and then expand the image to full size!
  • Tim Ferris: The Worst Food in America – “It’s the caloric equivalent of eating 14 Krispy Kreme doughnuts before your dinner arrives.
  • Science News: Scientists Get a 2nd Life – “After starting out as a handful of individual efforts, SL’s SciLands has grown into a mini-continent with 45 simulated islands or “sims.” More than 300 universities and museums now maintain a presence in SL, as do an alphabet-soup list of organizations such as NASA, NOAA, ACS and the CDC.