Links: July 7 2011

Wow, three posts in a week’s time! New records are being set. Hopefully this means that A4J posts will start coming more fast and furiously. Plenty of cool things to talk about today:

Interesting article on Matt Damon’s humanitarian efforts in Africa: http://www.fastcompany.com/magazine/157/can-this-man-save-this-girl

Random quirky article on a missing man in Georgia: http://us1.campaign-archive2.com/?u=2889002ad89d45ca21f50ba46&id=a2b927dae1

The potential future of the waterless urinal… something that could save the world’s water supply, with stinky results? http://www.wired.com/magazine/2010/06/ff_waterless_urinal/ (Mainly posted because you will laugh at the word pee)

An oral history of space flight; how is feels to be shot into space: http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/2011/jul/06/final-space-shuttle-flight-exploration

How malls were invented (some pretty interesting layout stuff here I never would have thought about!): http://www.newyorker.com/archive/2004/03/15/040315fa_fact1?printable=true&currentPage=all

Someone made this mockup of what Emma Watson would look like in each of the Harry Potter houses… this is something I figured you would enjoy: http://i.imgur.com/VTN7O.jpg

Interesting Salon article on supply-side economics: http://www.salon.com/technology/how_the_world_works/2011/07/06/the_final_nail_in_the_supply_side_coffin/index.html

Innovative cover of a Lulu and the Lampshades song: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XKcChGsDqnU (Very Norah Jonesy)

Craaaaaaaaaaaaazy big wave pic: http://i.imgur.com/Vq5ft.jpg

And finally, your beautiful picture of the day (Lake Thun, Switzerland): http://i.imgur.com/Jt1P8.jpg

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