December’s moving right along. It’s almost half over already, and there’s a definite nip in the air. Here’s our weekly collection of online morsels – we call them madeleines – to get your week off to a running start. We hope you enjoy them!
Why Some Emails Go Unanswered [CARTOON]
This is a pretty funny piece from The Oatmeal about email. Specifically, why some don’t get answered and how you can reach the point of no return if you put off sending a reply. Thanks to @LyndaForman for posting this on Facebook and calling it to our attention.
The Ellora Caves: Cliff Temples of India [PICS]
This collection of 25 jaw-dropping images makes you really appreciate the painstaking artistry involved in carving out the sides of the Charanandri hills between the 6th and 10th centuries. This amazing pictorial came to us by way of @paul_steele.
Accentuate the Negative
Well here’s a new way of looking at things from Duct Tape Marketing that might just get you to thinking. If you’ve been having a hard time figuring out what you want, maybe you should be thinking about what you DON’T want to get on track. An interesting exercise that might be fun to try (unless you don’t want to).
Should You Accept Mom & Dad’s Facebook Friend Request? [FLOWCHART]
Here’s an ingenious flowchart on Mashable created by Mike Newman and Cool Material. As you walk through the decision process of whether or not to friend mom or dad on Facebook, it just gets funnier. We found this thanks to @ChildWillRead (Paula Lee Bright).
Video of the Week
Regardless of how you feel about Wikileaks, you have to admit that it took quite a bit of creativity to come up with this video and original song. Thanks to @shaik99 for finding this.
Did you enjoy this week’s features? Which were your favorites? Leave a comment and share your thoughts, your favorite tea, a madeleine recipe or even your favorite joke. No over-sharing here. (But if you somehow cross that line, we’ll let you know.)