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…It’s Website Wednesday: BoardGameGeek?

Monopoly

If you enjoy a good board game, then be sure to check out BoardGameGeek.

The site is designed to be all things board game, and features reviews, articles, ratings, images, play-aids, translations, session reports and a forum for almost every board game ever made from board game geeks all across the world,

It also claims to be the largest and most up-to-date place to go for all your gaming information needs, so despite a hectic layout, it’s probably worth spending a few minutes to poke around and see what the ‘Geek is all about, since there’s a wealth of knowledge hidden away in there somewhere.

[BoardGameGeek]

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…Nicholas White hates elevators?

Elevator

The New Yorker has a rather interesting article on the lives of elevators, called Up And Then Down.

Part of the story focuses on Nicholas White, a man who spent 41 hours trapped in an elevator after it came to an unexpected stop and decided to not start again:

What would you do?

[The New Yorker – Up And Then Down]

…The factory tuners are coming?

To Catch A Preditor

Motive’s article, To Catch A Predator, which is all about the current trend of factories bringing their hot rod building in-house, is another example of why Motive is quickly becoming the place to go on the web for interesting automotive information.

The full range of tuners is covered, including AMG, M Division, John Cooper Works (JCW), Nismo, SVT/Ford Racing, SRT, Quattro GmbH, F, SS, GXP, V-Series, Super, Alpha, STI and Mazdaspeed, so if you’ve got a brand, they’ve got a tuner for you.

Perhaps the muscle car wars aren’t over after all…

[Motive – List: A Look At Factory Hot Rodders]

…Free is the future of business?

Free

For a fantastic article on why free is the future of business, check out Wired.

[Wired – Free! Why $0.00 Is The Future Of Business]

…Apple is an evil genius?

Apple Evil Genius

Wired Magazine has a fantastic article about Apple called “How Apple Got Everything Right By Doing Everything Wrong” that dives into the Apple development world and discusses how the company goes against the silicon valley norms, yet manages to churn out amazing products time and time again.

If you’d like to know more about the often mysterious company, it’s a must read, and should be paired with Fortune Magazine’s article, “The Trouble With Steve Jobs” for a full rundown of one of the most talked about companies of the last ten years.

[Wired Magazine – How Apple Got Everything Right By Doing Everything Wrong]

[Fortune Magazine – The Trouble With Steve Jobs]