This section of the site will eventually have oodles of URLs, for your perusing and/or procrastination. [Note that many of these have not been updated in quite some time.] For now, here are a few goodies:
Some intellectual, some funny, some thoughtful. Mostly inspired by academic-ish things.
Watt Fun! (A good grad student experience, with sound advice): http://www.the-scientist.com/article/display/57884/ (Thanks, Kevin!)
AAAS: Sci-on-the-Fly: http://aaaspolicyfellowships.org/blogs/issellimgmailcom
Some creativity, some originality, some loveliness. Mostly inspired by artsy-ish things.
Google Doodles: http://www.google.com/doodles/finder/2011/All%20doodles (Thanks, Carlos!)
Some jokes, some stereotypes, some insights. Mostly inspired by cultural-ish things.
Open Data from the City: http://data.baltimorecity.gov/ (Thanks, Pete!)