- Understanding Web Design - Of course Zeldman's article has by now been linked all over the place, but it deserves the attention.
- Americans' Addiction to Sports - "Americans are addicted to competitive sports in ways that are profoundly unhealthy to our schools, our bodies, and ourselves." (Via Digital Dharma.)
- Civilization and Its Discontented - Author Shalom Auslander confronts his non-readers.
- Sex and the College Girl - This 1957 Atlantic essay is exceptionally sophisticated and candid for the time, and many parts are surprisingly (and sadly) still very relevant to young women.
- Vector Magic - Turning graphics into vector images. I haven't tried it yet, but sounds useful.