Inbox: the week on the web
Links for you, arranged in a slightly different format for easy perusing.
Love or hate the original song, this rendition of Call Me Maybe, the annoying pop hit that you can't escape, is pretty amazing.
In light (sort of) of the NBA finals, an oral history of the Dream Team.
I am a paranoid schizophrenic - compelling stuff.
This guy's been playing one game of Civilisation II for 10 years, or thousands of years of in-game time, and offers a summary of his findings. It makes for bleak reading if you count the game as a realistic representation of the world.
Favourite line from the summary of the future:
I wanted to stay a democracy, but the Senate would always over-rule me when I wanted to declare war before the Vikings did.
I am not looking forward to that.
- The Nelson Mail