The Daily Delicious for July 31, 2008


Two Female Leads
“Quick, name a few recent popular movies where the two top-billed stars are female.” xckd‘s creator tallies up the movies by gender of the top billed and second billed star. The findings of his sample? “Hollywood is not creating female heroes.” —Pavani
(tags: women sexism media hollywood gender film feminism)

“Flexitarians” can have their meat and eat it, too

Clinical dietitian Anila Nijhawan has been “totally” flexitarian since she was 5 years old in India. She began eating fish for health reasons. “If someone said red meat would keep my arteries open, maybe I’d add that too, but for now, it’s just fish.”
(tags: health food diet nutrition vegetarian flexitarian fish meat)

NES coffee table
Student makes scaled-up functional retro-Nintendo controller that stores his game collection and serves as a coffee table. —Pavani
(tags: design NES furniture storage retro)

Volunteer Bloggers: Stop Subsidizing the Entire Internet
“It’s easy and idealistic to say, but seriously: stop writing for free…There are some times in a young writer’s career where you have to make the decision to write for free. I’ve done it; you’ve done it. The trick is knowing when to stop.”
(tags: blogs)

July 30, 2008
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