This Day in Blogging History: Picture Day is beautiful; Japanese battle underwear; the first Life Hacks

One year ago today
Picture Day: wry, superb coming-of-age movie: Picture Day is one of the best movies I saw last year. It's Kate Melville's directorial film debut, and stars Orphan Black's Tatiana Maslany.

Five years ago today
Japanese battle underwear: A brand of Japanese men's underwear which depicts the motif of the popular warlords from the Warring States period.

Ten years ago today
Danny O'Brien's Life Hacks: Here are my running notes from Danny O'Brien's NotCon recapulation of his "Life Hacks" talk. Danny interviewed a bunch of prolific geeks and asked them how they do it: this is his distillation of the habits of the geeks who spew the most code, words and such. Wish he'd turn this into a book already!