Friday Links!Leading off this week, from Nathan Carpenter, and this is quite incredible, it's 3-D printers--making food! Here's the story: Cornell lab prints food, says digital cuisine could change restaurants.
From George Paci, and this is entirely wonderful, it's Don’t Come to the Dark Side: Acquisition Lessons from a Galaxy Far, Far Away. Here's one more, and it's quite odd: They're Breaking the Mold:
The British artists who make museum pieces out of gelatin.
From Dave Prosser, and this is quite interesting, it's The Lifespan of a Link.
From DQ reader My Wife, a wonderful story of a man who created a custom D&D adventure for his eight-year-old son.
From Kadunta, and boy, are these unfortunate, it's 60 Unintentionally Offensive Business and Product Names.
Cliff Lee let me know that the setting for Vagrant Story I was inspired by the French town of Saint-Emilion, and he found a website with a beautiful 3-D view of the town (note: the website has beautiful views of other French cities as well). If you're curious, heres a video of the game showing the town square.
From Steven Davis, a fascinating idea: Open Source Ecology:
A Network of Farmers, Engineers, and Supporters Building the Global Village Construction Set. Also, take a look at modular electric guitars.
From Jack, a lovely story of a 14-month-old girl who can now see thanks to stem cell therapy.
Derek Krause sent in a terrific link (DQ Film Editor And Nicest Guy In The World Ben Ormand, Please Note) to a fascinating video about "filmmaking grammar": In the Cut, Part I: Shots in the Dark (Knight).
From Sean Redlitz, and this is entirely amusing, it's extreme tidying up.
From Michael M., and this is a terrific video , it's time-lapse short film featuring rolls of adhesive tape. Also, a journalist has managed to sneak into the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant and took pictures.
Well, sometimes headlines just take your breath away (thanks Geoff Engelstein): Gordon Ramsay's Dwarf Porn Double Found Dead In A Badger Den.