Thursday, November 21, 2013

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.

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