Friday Links!Leading off this week, and it's one of the most incredible things I've ever seen, it's Tiny Toon: IBM Makes a Movie Out of Atoms (thanks hippo).
From The Edwin Garcia Links Machine, and this is quite a bizarre story, it's Abstract Expressionism was a CIA plot. Also, and this is remarkable, it's Lost city of Heracleion gives up its secrets.
From Greg Bagley, and this is an excellent read, it's Man With Hole in Stomach Revolutionized Medicine.
From Eric Higgins-Freese, and this is wonderful, it's new Darwin correspondence posted online.
From Sirius, and this is spectacular, it's Three Years of Solar Dynamics Observatory Images. Also, and this is quite amazing, it's The "Snail Ball" rolls s--l--o--w--l--y downhill. Next, and this is one of the most stunning images I've ever seen, it's Catholic wife and Protestant husband, separated after death by religious bigotry. One more, and hopefully you'll never need to know this: How to Land an Airplane if You are not a Pilot.
From Jesse Leimkuehler, and this is fascinating, it's Hitler's food taster tells of poisoning fears.
From Jonathan Arnold, and this is spectacular, it's 100,000 Stars. Also, and these are both beautiful and moving, it's Woman, 36, who lost mother to brain cancer creates breathtaking fantasy land photo series in her memory.
From Dan Willhite, and this is both stunning and alarming: Arctic Sea Ice Minimum Volumes 1979-2012.
From DQ reader My Wife, and this is an incredible read: The Mind of a Con Man: Diederik Stapel's audacious academic fraud.
From Phil Honeywell, and this is terrific, it's Family-owned Bear Creek Studio makes music and magic.
From Frank Regan, and this is spectacular: Surprise!
From Steven Davis, and this is mind-blowing: A Hurricane on Saturn. Also, and holy cow, it's Couch Potato Perfection: Self-Assembling Furniture. Ending this week, and it's quite silly, it's The World’s Largest Rubber Duck Arrives in Hong Kong.