A (may someday be) weekly round-up of links or peeps or places or things around the interweb, that caught our eyes or ears and that we think is worth sharing!


I came across this on a friend of mines Facebook page. It’s an address to send holiday greeting cards through the Red Cross to soldiers. The program is called “Holiday Mail for Heroes”. There are certain restrictions which apply, most importantly that all cards need to be postmarked by December 7th, 2012 in order to reach the soldiers in time. All the information you need along with address can be viewed on this page of the Red Cross website.


I’ve been giving a lot of thought lately–particularly with the frenzy of the holiday season–to how “connected” and “busy” I am. There are good reasons to find moments to be in the moment. This article about downtime has some great ideas.


As I looked through this list of Time Magazine’s Best Inventions of the Year 2012 I had thoughts ranging from “that is so cool” to “why didn’t I think of that?” to “how does that even work?”. There’s everyday useful stuff the average person can go out and buy now, items that are life altering, some that are life saving and, overall, an amazing list of ideas and inventions.


So it turns out we’re not the only species in the atmosphere that appreciates a classic video game. This picture caught my eye thinking it was some sort of new release of a Pac-Man glow version for Android. Anyway, according to the article, this is actually the second time Saturn’s moons have shown this pattern in thermal imagery. Next thing you know scientists will be seeing Asteroids out there or something crazy like that!

Pac Man on Saturn