Internet link lists always make me happy if they have something different. I recognize that they’re the Triskets and Easy Cheese of blog posts, but they’re also a nice way to spread the word about cool or quirky little sites alongside the workhorses we’ve all heard of. And good morning! It’s day 9 for Persephone, and it’s gonna be awesome.
Today’s list is recipe heavy, I’m terribly peckish and it seems like all the food bloggers in my feed updated with something delicious recently. There’s a bunch of other weird wonderful clicks ahead, so kick back and enjoy my longest lazyblogger list ever.
ReadWriteWeb introduces the company your company can hire to spy on your Facebook page. No word on if they’ll join your family in Mafia Wars.
Smashing Magazine shows off all the groovy new things we geeky types can do with CSS.
We Love Typography, too
The World is Full of Interesting Things, a multimedia presentation on 106 of some of the most interesting things to look at on the web, from free concerts to stop motion animation (like the one below) to art to projects.
Incredibly pink gossip site catches the vapors over Glee mentioning scissoring.
Cool microscope photos on Wired
Do you know your robots? Take the quiz at Curiosity Online
10 facts about Reading Rainbow on Mental Floss
Awl reader questions effectiveness of penis images in sexting, other readers chime in, everybody wins. (marginally NSFW? I don’t know, at my job I don’t have to wear pants.)
Lots of people other than women who take birth control to decide if birth control can be considered preventative medicine, story on Time
United States has most computers with bot infections. Take that, science scores!
Another reason to be smart about Facebook. Electronic Frontier Foundation explains how the government uses social networking to keep tabs on people of interest.
Oatmeal quiz! How many Justin Biebers could you take in a fight?
Awesome and timely “Mad as hell” speech from Network in kinetic typography:
And now for the food!
Brown sugar glazed pumpkin rolls at the Kitchn
Easy baked apples at Retro Food
Pioneer Woman Cooks tackles tres leche cake. My recipe, which is coming later on today or tomorrow, is better. I’m just sayin.
Butternut squash with walnuts and vanilla on Simply Recipes
Daily food porn at Tastespotting
For Luci, today’s YCMI is brought to you by the color pink with some creative commons goodness from Flickr