Via Ben S, the history of the original run of Star Wars comics from Marvel. They have a goofy rep because of the green talking bunny rabbit alien, but they did some interesting stuff as they went along.
That Spinoff list of NZ non-fiction had very little Māori content in it. The site follows up with a Team Brown remix.
via Hannah Shaffer, Worst Draft: “”Worst Draft is a minimalist word processor that removes the two biggest roadblocks for writers: editing & distractions. Users will be unable to delete anything more than a few most recently typed words, and they will also be unable to access any other applications without first closing Worst Draft.”
via Jenni, Anil Dash writes against the internet wisdom that is “don’t read the comments”
via Debbie, the Melbourne Museum has a great computer animated video of the destruction of Pompeii.