Posts tagged “Real Carrot Facts”

Friday, 9 August 2013

“Of the Month” August 2013

Movie of the Month:
XKCD: Time Time: The XKCD Movie
A remarkable project consisting of more than 3,000 still frames. I wrote about it much more in-depth earlier this week.

Book of the Month:
Baby Owner's Manual Baby Owner’s Manual
I know I wasn’t gonna post all about babby stuff on this website, but this one is really, really cool. It’s a geek dad’s guide to taking care of a baby, full of technical diagrams and ways to “troubleshoot” your small, new acquisition. It’s informative, but it is also a lot of fun to read.

Tweeter of the Month:
@RealCarrotFacts @RealCarrotFacts
Carrot Fact’s “facts” are often about as factual as the “facts” cited by climate change deniers. Nonetheless they’re incredibly funny, and the charmingly clumsy grammar mistakes only add to the appeal. There is also an interesting meta-story going on, with hints about a failed relationship with a woman named Megan and some other vaguely unhappy things woven throughout the posts. Here are some of my personal favorites:

Categories: Of the Month.