Friday, March 01, 2013

Friday Links!

From C. Lee, and this is a fascinating bit of history: “A Great City’s People Forced to Drink Swill” … 50 years later. Also, and this is shocking: As Families Change, Korea’s Elderly Are Turning to Suicide.

From Aaron Ward, and this is an amazing piece of technology: A keyboard that rises up from flat touch screens.

From The Edwin Garcia Links Machine, and this is a fascinating video about color, it's Is Your Red The Same as My Red? Also, and this tremendously affecting and poignant, it's To This Day Project. Also, and this is a wonderful, touching animated film: My Strange Grandfather.

From Sirius, and these are nothing short of incredible: Close-up card tricks.

From Dan Willhite, and this is irresistible:Eddie the slam-dunking sea otter at the Oregon Zoo. Also, and this is excellent, it's Departing Space Station Commander Provides Tour of Orbital Laboratory.

From J.R. Parnell, and this is both long and left me speechless: Bitter Pill: Why Medical Bills Are Killing Us. This also left me speechless, but in a good way: Alice Finch Builds Massive LEGO Hogwarts From 400000 Bricks.

From Jesse Leimkuehler, and this is a story about quite a badass, it's The Runner: Fauja Singh ran his first marathon at age 89 and became an international sensation. Now 101 years old, he will run his final race on Sunday in Hong Kong -- and try to find peace with a Guinness World Records slight.

From Nate Carpenter, and this is brilliant: 'Speed Painter' Takes Stage in 'Anderson's Viewers Got Talent'.

From Jeff Fowler, and this is utterly cool: j.viewz playing Teardrop with vegetables.

From DQ Reader My Mom, and these images are beautiful: Must-See Photographs February 2013.

From John Willcocks, and this is quite brilliant: How big is space?

From Robin Clarke, and this is quite incredible, it's Goats Yelling Like Humans.

From Kez, and this is just crazy: Polar bears and dogs playing. Plus, and this might be even crazier: Chinese Entrepreneur Offers Canned Designer Air to Citizens Suffering From Smog. One more, and it's a tremendous animated short: The Reward.

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