Friday Links!Leading off this week, from Loyd Case, and this is simply insane, it's Extreme Unicycling the Alps: The Mettelhorn.
From Steven Davis, and this is incredible: New Technology: Paper Generators Harvest Static Electricity.
From The Edwin Garcia Links Machine, and this is high satire, it's The Hobbit - Summary & Analysis by Thug Notes. Also, you should check out this one, which is a totally terrific analysis: The Catcher in the Rye - Summary & Analysis by Thug Notes. Next, and this is both clever data presentation and very depressing, it's 9 Out Of 10 Americans Are Completely Wrong About This Mind-Blowing Fact. One more, and it speaks for itself: Bee and PuppyCat on Cartoon Hangover. Last one, and it's amazing: Inside the recently-found Chinese cave system so big it has its own weather system.
From Chris Meadowcraft, and this is thoughtful and useful commentary by Raph Koster: On Getting Criticism.
From Todd Robinson, and this is spectacular, it's Space Shuttle Endeavour Exclusive: A Timelapse of the Final Ride.
From Jonathan Arnold, and this is eye-opening, it's Height and weight of all active NFL players, by position.
From Daniel Quock, and this is both NSFW and utterly hilarious (seriously--you'll laugh your ass off), it's Duracell Bunny Keeps On Running.
From Eric Higgins-Freese, and this is very cool: The Earth breathes, and it is beautiful.
Finally, here's a treat to end the week with: 'Ai Poppi,' short documentary on eccentric man's DIY amusement park in an Italian forest.