The house of Ferris Bueller's friend Cameron is on... →
Built in 1953, the house overlooks a ravine. It’s currently listed at a cool $2.3 million. There’s a faux video tour of the house, and more photos here. (via)
Google Earth maps out discrimination against... →
Google Maps can overlay old maps atop current ones. One of these old maps helps those wishing to discriminate against descendants of Japan’s “burakumin” caste by identifying where they used to (and often still do) live.
from jimray: The federal government today launched data.gov, a clearinghouse for data generated by the federal government … I haven’t had much time to dig into the details, but so far it looks excellent. The data is searchable, rather rich and in a variety of parsable formats, like CSV and XML.
Holy trinity (cuisine) - Wikipedia →
Cooking these few base ingredients in butter or oil releases their flavour which in turn is infused into other ingredients. This technique is most typically used when creating sauces, soups, stews, and stir-fries. I’m headed to New Orleans tonight. Popular cajun dishes like jambalaya and gumbo use as a base the Cajun “holy trinity”: celery, bell peppers, and onion. Other...
How I Explained REST to My Wife →
Great intro to REST in dialogue form by Ryan Tomayko.