Humpday Links for May 30

May comes to an end and we slide into June, just in time for the weekend.  Have some links to get you through, and then get ready for summer!

– If you’re like me and you spend a lot of time contemplating the coming zombie apocalypse, you might want to check out these homes.

Jonathan Coulton has a new song, Redshirt, the theme for the upcoming John Scalzi novel of the same name.

– This is a touching little tale of how R2D2 allowed a dad deployed overseas to still have dinner with his family.

– I have to believe this 10-year-old is being raised up right.

– I happen to think the character of Hawkeye makes total sense in the Avengers universe.  But the Avengers don’t seem to agree.

– So apparently there are some things they won’t let you talk about at TED. So…what’s the point of TED, then?

– Are you someone who loves supporting RPG projects on Kickstarter?  Hate hunting for them?  This site has your back.

– If Heroclix is your bag, then you need to get some HeroSnapZ.  I think @Doctor_Teeth might get a Christmas surprise…unless he reads this blog.

– If you are in the market for a tattoo, you’re tattoo artist has some helpful tips.

– Maybe we don’t want the Singularity, if lawyers/corporations will be involved.

– This Joan of Arc armour is made from bicycle tubes and cardboard.  I know, right!?

– Have you ever thought, “Man, I wish John Hughes and George Lucas had made a movie together.”  If you did, it might look a lot like Hughes the Force.  If not, what is wrong with you!?

– Ever wondered why the Doctor’s companions are generally young, attractive females?  Steven Moffat has your answer.

– Why just have tea, when you can have EPIC TEA!

Want to turn your living room into the bridge of a starship?  If you answer no, good day sir.  I SAID GOOD DAY!

– And finally, This a great treat from the Nerdist Channel: an interview with Leonard Nimoy.

Have anything you want to share from the web?  Drop it in the comments below.

Humpday Links for November 2

Not even NaNoWriMo will keep me from providing the freshest, most delicious internet links for you Humpday feeding pleasure!  Let us link, anon! [Exeunt, linking]

– Remember those science kits you played with as a child?  JBox and Gakken have teamed up to bring you adult science kits! One mad science lab coming right up!

– If you are a Pathfinder GM with a game night looming and nothing to run, Adventure a Week has your back.

Shirt Punch will make sure you have the chance to buy a new, geeky T-shirt every day.

– Did you ever feel that there needed to be a rock love song inspired by Silence of the Lambs? Yeah, me too.

– From the “Cooler than the Da Vinci Code” files, computer scientists crack a 250-year-old secret society’s code.

– The new web series Shelf Life shows us what our action figures get up to when we aren’t around. Wait, so mine have seen me naked? Excuse me, I need to rent a wood chipper…

– I’ll have a longer post on this later, but for now you need to head over and start reading Joey Heflich’s 700 Hours of Yelling.  Go ahead, I’ll wait…

These cosplayers just want us to be excellent to one another.

– So you thought it was pretty cool when Joss Whedon announced his Bellweather production’s Much Ado About Nothing, right?  It gets better!

– If, like me, you plan to support small geek businesses this Christmas, Geek’s Dream Girl has some good advice for you.

– Jen Page and Monte Cook are teaming up to bring us Geek Seekers, a web series investigating the paranormal.  See their totally real and not at all apocryphal origin story here.

– From The Nerdist, two little bits of Who behind-the-scenes fun!

Doctor Who is now poised to educate our children. And who better, really?

– This article may be three years old, but I happen to agree with Simon Pegg about why zombies don’t run!

I will give a prize to anyone that does this to their water coolers at work. Pics, of course.

– So Halloween is over and you are wondering what to do with your leftover pumpkins; got a slow motion camera?

– And finally, if you need a timey-whimey clock I think this will be sufficient to your requirements.

Enjoy the rest of your humpday, and if you have links to share by all means pop them into the comments below.  Me, I’m off to write some more…