Friday Links!From C. Lee, and this is very cool: National Flags Created From the Foods Each Country Is Commonly Associated With.
From The Edwin Garcia Links Machine, and these are downright grisly: These aerial shots of factory farming look like bloody zombie wounds. Also, and this is a stunning photograph: Fire on Earth. This is fascinating: Strange but Genius Caterpillar Speed Trick. Next, and this is outstanding: How Third-Century China Saw Rome, a Land Ruled by “Minor Kings”.
From C. Lee Part II (attention, DQ Film Advisor And Nicest Guy In The World Ben Ormand), and this is a tremendous interview: The Writer Speaks: William Goldman. Also, Harlan Ellison has his own YouTube channel now, and it's excellent: Ellison Wonderland. Frederik Pohl passed away recently, and here's a nice farewell: Frederik Pohl, Science Fiction Master Who Vaporized Utopias, Dies at 93.
From Steven Davis, and these are simply incredible: Secret Fore-Edge Paintings Revealed in Early 19th Century Books at the University of Iowa. Also, and these are so amazing: Giant Sculptural Floats Covered in Flowers from Corso Zundert 2013.
From Meg McReynolds, and this will absolutely make your head spin: The Middle East, explained in one (sort of terrifying) chart.
From Jesse Leimkuehler, and this is remarkable: The Time Capsule Ghost Town waiting to be brought Back to Life.