A week-long random round-up of cool links and miscellany: The Art Of Non-Conformity

It's seems there's lots of random links, blogs and bits of good news from friends I've been longing to share lately. Too many for one blog post. So I made a week's worth. Enjoy!

Another Merry Christmas to me: Chris Guillebeau's Art Of Non-Conformity book (already in it's 4th printing after only a few months on shelves) is also waiting to be read in that same Powell's book box at my mother's house that I mentioned yesterday (do you know how horribly expensive international shipping can be? ). His blog has completely inspired me to try to crack some of my own shells lately. I've especially enjoyed a recent series of posts he's put up regarding creating one's own agenda. Brilliant inspirational stuff I highly recommend checking out.