I was curious what Nate Silver was going to do until the next campaign season started....analyzing growth in government spending seems like a great project to me.
Also from the NYT, an interactive pick your own New York based basketball team game. I'm thinking Kareem's the first pick I'd make.
I've already started scouring Craigslist and yardsales for Legos, so I was interested to see this article on why they're so popular (yeah, I'd say they're for the little lord but I am STOKED to get to play with them again).
This blog picks a random spot every day and takes a picture of it. Surprisingly fascinating.
And just because it's Friday, the 40 best dog GIFs of all time.