Friday Links!From DQ Reader My Wife, and this is a fantastic series of images, it's Abandoned Amusement Park: Nara Dreamland.
From Steven Davis, and this is fantastic: Remarkable Hobo Nickels Carved from Clad Coins by Paolo Curcio.
From Dave Tyrrell, and this is simply staggering: Chart: The Average Weight Of NFL Rookies, By Position And Year.
From Jesse Leimkuehler, and these are beautiful images: The 38 Most Haunting Abandoned Places On Earth..
From The Edwin Garcia Links machine, and this is fascinating, it's All That is Solid Melts into Air: Jeremy Deller. Next, and this is a thought-provoking read, it's The Treason of Benjamin Franklin. Next, and all I can say about this link is "holy crap": They Had To Demolish This Town After The Roads Were Paved With Cancer. One more, and it's amazing: Sweyn Forkbeard: England's forgotten Viking king. You can't stop him, you can only hope to contain him, and here's another, and these images are magnificent: Crane Operator for Shanghai’s Tallest Building Takes Amazing Photos of City Below.
From Sirius, and I'd never heard of this before: Cryoseism explained.
From Jonathan Arnold, and these are beautiful: The Most Amazing, Beautiful and Viral Maps of the Year.
From DQ Visual Basic Advisor Garret Rempel, and this puts our "cold" winter into perspective: Winnipeg deep freeze as cold as uninhabited planet.