I sometimes find myself wondering whether I'm more likely to be swallowed by the earth or crushed by rubble when the Big One strikes, so I traced this huge PDF map from the California Department of Conversation showing San Francisco's seismic hazard zones into Google Earth.
I imported the areas at risk of liquefaction and landslides into Google Maps, but the landslide map got split across several pages, so you may just want to download the KMZ file and view it in Google Earth instead.
The original release of the first game in Capcom's Resident Evil franchise featured gloriously awful spoken dialogue. I'm not sure if it was the Japanese production team's shaky grasp of the English language or the Canadian-sounding voice actors' odd placement of emphasis, but something about it kept me laughing through the whole game.
Information about blood sugar and how you can measure it with a glucometer.
Advice on how one can get more sleep.
What I've learned while trying to secure temporary parking for a moving truck.
How to bring ice cream on a plane.
My summary of Gary Taubes's examination of the 20th century's changing dietary beliefs.
My summary of Gary Taubes's followup to Good Calories, Bad Calories.