The Modern Library’s list of 100 Greatest English Language Books is pretty well known in the book world, and here’s an interesting NYT page that lists all 100 novels and includes a link to the original New York Times book review, when available.
By far the coolest clock I have ever seen – The Voco Clock talks to you in the morning with charming, clever comments to suggest that you might want to rise at this time. Examples:
I’m so sorry to disturb you sir, but it appears to be morning. Very inconvenient, I agree, sir. I believe it is the rotation of the earth which is to blame, sir.
I’m delighted you have survived another night. May I add my own congratulations to the roar of the world’s approval? Thank you, sir.
You can listen to audio samples on the site as well. The “Good Morning Madam” edition will come out in July.
Beautiful Neatorama post of 10 Divinely Designed Churches.
The Sun Jar is an actual jar of sunshine. It stores sunlight during the day, and then shines during the night. Sort of a grown up “glow in the dark” toy.
Hilarious List of Mundane Dreams from McSweeney’s.
(This post was brought over from emilyw.vox.com.)