A special edition of odds and ends

1. This has to be one of the cutest commercials I’ve ever seen:

2. This really makes me want to drink Coke:

http://blog.makezine.com/archive/2009/01/clean_a_toilet_with_coke.html?CMP=OTC-0D6B48984890

3. An oldie but a goodie from The Ad Contrarian (Bob Hoffman). I just love #10 on the list:

http://adcontrarian.blogspot.com/2008/10/top-10-bullshit-professions.html

4. Part 3 of an interesting Slate.com series by Sarah Wildman on the opening of the last major Holocaust archive in Bad Arolsen, Germany.  I am hooked on this series, and look forward to the new entry each day:

http://www.slate.com/id/2207886/entry/0/

5. Now here’s an interesting concept: a blogger decided to use her crock pot every day for a year (her family must really love her), and try a new recipe each day.  I haven’t tried any recipes yet, but I’m definitely going to:

http://crockpot365.blogspot.com/

6. Interesting Freakonomics (one of my favorite Web sites) about how we (incorrectly) assess risk:

http://freakonomics.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/01/06/the-cost-of-fearing-strangers/#more-3665

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