Friday Links!From Dave Prosser, and this is quite interesting, it's How Cooked Food Made Us Human.
From Jeremy Fischer, and this is excellent claymation, it's Pac-Man the Musical: A Pacapella Song. Also, and this is wonderfully clever, it's Glitch: 'Angry' Birds Pose an Existential Threat, Animal Behaviorists Say. Wait, here's one more, and it's an entirely entertaining card trick: best card trick ever.
From Frank Donahue, a remarkable bit of technology that evokes 1984 (at least to me): scientists use brain imaging to reveal the movies in our mind .
Here's an article that discusses barbecue in spectacular detail (thanks Blue's): Physicist Cracks BBQ Mystery.
From Jeff Fowler, and this is utterly, ridiculously awesome: Floppy Drive Imperial March.
From Sirius, and I'm sure Eli 10.2 will want to make these, it's Sugar cookie bowls. Also, and this is quite stunning, it's Fish caught on video using a rock to break open a clam. Next, and this is entirely brilliant: MIT researchers invent artificial leaf.
From Meg McReynolds, and these are spectacular images:
Nikon Small World 2011.
From Steven Davis, and you know you want one for Christmas, it's 10 miniature wooden siege engine kits. Here's another, and it's Build a working miniature wooden ballista.
From DQ fitness advisor Doug Walsh, and this is one of the most dramatic videos you'll ever see (don't think it's over): snowmobile crash.