Friday, December 07, 2012

Friday Links!

Starting off this week, from Griffin Cheng, and this leaves me speechless: What DNA Actually Looks Like. Yes, an actual image. Also, and this is entirely spectacular: Starry Nights, in Quick Time.

From The Edwin Garcia Links Machine, and I can never get enough Adam Savage videos: Mythbusters/Tested XOXO Festival (2012).

From Lael, and these are stunning: Staring into Saturn's baleful eye.

From Jesse Leimkuehler, and this is quite incredible: US planned to nuke the moon.

From Matt Kreuch, and this is outstanding: Extremely Scary Ghost Elevator Prank in Brazil.

From Donny Plumley, and this is fascinating: Reinventing the fastest forgotten archery.

C. Lee let me know that NHK has their own YouTube channel with a wealth of outstanding features. An example: TAKESHI Art Beat -- Eriko Horiki, expert washi artist .

From Eric Higgins-Freese, and these are always fantastic: National Geographic Photo Contest 2012, Part II (my favorite is #16). Also, and this is amazing: Water On Mercury: NASA Announces Discovery Of Ice At Planet's Poles.

From Sirius, and this would make a fine holiday gift: New liquid nitrogen lamp recreates weather inside your home.  Also, and this is quite promising: Plastic bulb development promises better quality light. One more, adn this is beautiful: I wish Earth had rings.

Rob Varak sent in a link to a wonderfully written and deeply touching article about a son helping his father grow up: How Two Presidents Helped Me Deal With Love, Guilt, and Fatherhood.

Joseph Holley sent in a link to a spectacular presentation of information: Fun with data: 37 years of video game history organized by genre and platform.

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