Friday, March 11, 2011

Friday Links!

If you ever wanted to see an incredibly detailed, half-gigabyte view of the moon, your lunar landed has, well, landed.

DQ Fitness Advisor Doug Walsh sent in a totally amazing link: a mini-documentary of Mike Curiak biking the 1100 mile Iditarod Trail. Temperatures ranged from 40F to -45F, and he was alone. Solo. Incredible, and here are the videos

From Dib O, a staggeringly beautiful set of images (with photographer voice-over): Human Planet.

If you ever wondered what the Appalachian Trail looks like, now you can see all of it-- in four minutes.

From Logan Griffall, another one of those mind-blowing videos of wingsuit flying. Believe me, it's amazing.

Jonathan Arnold sent in several links that he categorized as "map mashups". First, If I dig a very deep hole, where will I end up?. Next, it's If I walk in a straight line around the world, where will I pass (choose your direction)?, plus If I walk in a straight line around the world, where will I pass (choose where to pass)?.

From Kevin W, a new and ingenious use for 3D printers: food.

From Sirius, and this is quite amazing, it's Ancient Nubians consumed tetracycline-laced beer.

From Clayton Lee, and this is very funny video of a very young ballet dancer, it's The tragedy of first position.

From Jesse Scoble, an excellent video of the Eigenharp in action. If you like music, you should definitely watch this.

From John Catania, and these are incredibly clever, it's Bent Objects.

From lots of you, the quite amazing Ultimate Pirate Ship Bedroom.

From Paul Weaver, and this will give your brain and eyes a workout: Big Bang Big Boom.

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