The web is a hyperlinked blah blah human knowledge blah blah collective intelligence blah blah blah. Blah blah. Blah. Here is the blah I have found interesting.


How to read a paper, by S. Keshav. A good three-pass method for reading research papers and do a literature survey without wasting time.


The Art of the Straight Razor Shave (PDF), by Christopher Moss. Since I do woodworking, I got the idea that I may as well be able to sharpen my shaving razor instead of using disposable cartridges. This is a wordy, comprehensive guide on straight-razor shaving.


Lost Art Press Blog. Christopher Schwarz (former editor of Popular Woodworking magazine) and his peers at his small publishing company have a great blog with old techniques and tools.

Neanderthal Haven at Sawmill Creek Woodworking Forums. A friendly forum for hand tools with some extremely experienced people.

Full Chisel Blog by Stephen A. Shepherd. A definite expert on old techniques and hand tools, not just for woodworking.

Logan Cabinet Shoppe Blog by Bob Rozaieski. He makes very good, down-to-earth video and text tutorials on hand tool techniques.

Close Grain Blog by Steve Branam. Another excellent source of good tutorials on hand tools.

The Woodwright's Shop with Roy Underhill. They don't call him St. Roy for nothing.