The Flash animation “Shii’s song” with an up-pitched version of Jennifer Stigile’s recording of “Wind’s Nocturne” was an Internet phenomenon long before the term “viral video” was invented, but here is the original Japanese version.
Programming in Lua, Fourth Edition R Ierusalimschy.
The biblatex Package—Programmable Bibliographies and Citations P Lehman with P Kime, A Boruvka & J Wright. Somehow it is difficult to figure out exactly what to do just from reading the manual. Reading the source is required.
The Art of Game Design: A Book of Lenses, Second Edition J Schell. One of Randy Pausch’s students. It shows. Good stuff.
C# Programming in Easy Steps M McGrath. Now this was a complete waste of time and money.
Troubling Education: Queer Activism and Antioppressive Pedagogy, K Kumashiro. This wasn't quite as hands-on, it sort of just petered out.
Teaching for Critical Thinking—Tools and Techniques to Help Students Question Their Assumptions, S D Brookfield. Lots of good teaching tips; inspiring.