The Common Good

Afternoon Links of Awesomeness: March 7, 2012

The exit poll stats are in from the 10 GOP primaries on Super Tuesday. According to the report, “Gingrich won a plurality of voters who fart during shoeshines and Santorum performed very well among voters who have crocheted a toilet seat cover.” Read the entire list for the full stats. [McSweeny’s]

And with election season in full swing, have fun with Mark Fiore’s Super PAC Mad Lib. [Marketplace]

Make any youtube video look like the Oscar-winning film The Artist with this site, The Artistfier. Paste any video url onto the page and watch it transform into grainy black and white footage, with room for you to add your own subtitles. [Daily Dot]

For International Women’s Day, The Guardian shares its list, “Top 100 Women.” [The Guardian]  

Spencer Tweedy – teenage son of Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy – has a catchy new lo-fi demo song up on his blog, which is a fun listen, reminiscent of his dad’s early Wilco tunes. [Spencer Tweedy]

Housing developer Patrick Kennedy examines the question ‘How much space does a person need?’ by showing his newly designed 160 square foot apartment, which includes a duel dining banquette/guest bed, and a couch by day, queen size bed by night. [The Atlantic]

Everything is bigger in Texas, well... maybe except for Tiny Texas Houses  – a housing project dedicated to salvaging design and materials to make compact, green, and efficient living spaces, or as they like to say, “building the future with the past.” [Tiny Texas Houses]              

INFORGAPHIC: A day in the life of the internet. Check out some of these fascinating stats in graphic form like this one: If the number of emails sent in one day were sent via U.S. Postal Service, it would take 2 years to process. [Mashable]

God is Back! The Creator, as depicted in Michangelo’s "The Creation of Adam," is found crowd surfing, playing ping pong, and doing many other "regular-folk activities." [Huffington Post]

SUPER MORRISSEY BROS: Listen to this 8-bit rendition of The Smith’s second single, “This Charming Man.” [Gizmodo]

Sufjan Stevens and Rosie Thomas will release an exclusive 7” available on Record Store Day (April 21). In keeping with his electronic edge, the two deliver the fresh beats and auto-tuned smoothness in the first track, “Where Were You?” Listen below. [Paste]

Joshua Witchger is an online assistant at Sojourners. Read more from Joshua on his blog hail fellow well met.

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