* Popular Mechanics
looks at living off the grid
, while the Guardian
looks at the impossibly big
Swiss Army knife that's been making the rounds.
* A Trout in the Milk examines the ten basic superhero plots
. In other important superhero news, Deborah Eisenberg (author of Twilight of the Superheroes
, another book from this year I want to read) talks with Bookninja about superheroes and the current cultural moment
* And it turns out soy makes you gay
. But not soy sauce, because that's fermented. Fermenting removes the gayness from the molecular structure. That's science.