Friday Links!Leading off this week, from Jonathan Arnold (who makes an appearance later as well), and this is one of the single most stunning works of art I've ever seen: Coolness: Blade Runner in 12,000 animated watercolor paintings. The movie audio is synced with the paintings, and it's just mesmerizing.
From Les Bowman, and this is just terrific: Dad and Kids Cover Depeche Mode (Video).
From CLee, and these are the most beautiful wallets I've ever seen: Video game and anime themed leather wallets for all your video game and anime spending needs. Also, and this is a mind-expanding read: As Myanmar Modernizes, Old Trades Are Outpaced by New Competitors. Next, and this is clearly the future: Rolls-Royce Is Going to 3D Print Its Airplane Engine Parts.
From Steven Kreuch, and this is fascinating: Winning a Job at Lego: Aspiring Designers Build Sets Under Pressure.
From Brandon Reis, and these are two of the coolest parents ever: Welcome to Dinovember A month-long imagination invasion..
From Steven Davis, and man, this is discouraging: The Common Core's absurd new reading guidelines.
From Jonathan Arnold, and this is fantastic: Just the Two of Us (cosplayers at home).
From Ken Andert, and this is a great bit of history: The Forgotten Giant Arrows that Guide you Across America.
From Sebastian Morgan-Lynch, and this is a gaming classic: Breaking Madden: Meet CLARENCE BEEFTANK, the Jaguars' five-foot, 400-pound quarterback.
From The Edwin Garcia Links Machine, and this is fantastic: Worth a watch: A look at the visual style of The Wire. Next, and this is tremendous: Jesse Small’s Diary of a China Life.
This is very sentimental, and very sweet: The Remarkable Tale of Hunter, the Real-Life Rescue Dog.
From Eric Higgins-Freese, and this is both entertaining and clever: This Interactive Video Of Dylan's 'Like A Rolling Stone' Is Insanely Cool.
From Hennie van Loggerenberg, and this quite impressive: Apple’s ground-breaking bet on its clean energy infrastructure, with exclusive photos.
From DQ Reader My Wife, and this struck many chords inside me: A hockey dad's last ride.