link friday: simcity!, health care costs, jose canseco explains gravity

SimCity comes out next week! Fun experiments with it: SimCity vs. The Suburban Sprawl and Using SimCity to diagnose my home town’s traffic problem

We Found Our Son in the Subway – all together, now: Awwwwwwww!

Bitter Pill: Why Medical Bills Are Killing Us – very long and depressing Time article, but worth reading. All those nonprofit hospitals are…surprisingly profitable! Related: America’s Overpaid Doctors

Jose Canseco explains gravity (in 8 tweets! science!)

Reddit thread of random facts about Austin

– This comment thread on the AV Club is pretty awesome if you’re into Law & Order (see the comment that starts “No, we’re not offering a plea”)

2 thoughts on “link friday: simcity!, health care costs, jose canseco explains gravity”

  1. This post delivers. The Austin thread on Reddit is full of stuff I learned just by going to SXSW for however many years (ie the roads/rivers thing – helped making running to venues to see bands easy).

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