I love http://www.hackaday.com, but today's entry is the dopest ever: How to use the bt878 chipset on your TV tuner card as a high-speed analog-to-digital converter. Warning: I haven't tried this myself, so I only pass it on as "interesting." As always when playing with the guts of an electronic device, don't mess with it if you're not technically adept. Word!
Auction of "fantastically rare original art and signed memorabilia from children's lit and entertainment giants." All proceeds will be donated to a special children's education fund for Katrina-affected students administrated by the Baton Rouge Area Foundation.