My top six favorite blog posts of 2007 (in no order):
A wallet full of only two-dollar bills
Spending only two-dollar bills has been lots of fun.
How to have fun on IM with the Spongebob theme song
This is just plain fun.
The moon is always floating decontextualized in the night sky. The graph on this blog post brings the moon down to earth. It shows how big the moon is when laid across planet Earth.
A fun idea for something to do at work.
Original painting used for the ten-dollar bill
Insights into the history and origins of things we take for granted are always interesting.
Gotta love those Cicadas. God is great for creating little creatures to visit us every 17 years. They need to have some sort of logo like the Olympic rings.
If you have any favorite spudart blog posts from 2007 (check out the archives), please let me know in the comments. Thanks!
Other ones that were close to making the list: How I lost 20 pounds and kept it off This was a blog post that should have been made years ago. I finally wrote about it in 2007, and it’s been a very important part of my lifestyle. Saving snowballs for the summer More fun! Rising cost of U.S. Postage Stamps I really like this post as it shows that postage stamps haven’t gone crazy in their prices. Instead, they have a nice steady rise. List of official team colors for professional sports I wish this post would catch on more as there isn’t anything on the web for this. 10,000 Pink Flamingos Flock to Downtown Chicago A fun story. My top five favorite books I love to read, so summarizing my favorite books into a top five list is something that I value. Chicago’s very own Kite Man, Mike Illich Chicago personalities are so much fun to cover, and kite man has a nice story. Poem to Chicago’s Pigeon Man, Joseph Zeman Speaking of Chicago personalities, here’s an ode to the pigeon man who used to hang out two blocks from my apartment. Every desk should have a treat bowl Such a pratical, yet fun idea. 10 superpowers I do not want Most people list the superpowers they do want. I like the novelty of listing the superpowers I don’t want.